Philosophy Of Education

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  • 1. 

    Dewey liked best the following definition of Education.

    • A.

      Preparation for life

    • B.

      Reconstruction of experience

    • C.

      Product

    • D.

      Acquisition of knowledge

    Correct Answer
    B. Reconstruction of experience
    Explanation
    The answer "Reconstruction of experience" is the best definition of education according to Dewey because it emphasizes the importance of learning from one's own experiences and using that knowledge to shape and improve one's life. This definition suggests that education is not just about acquiring information or preparing for the future, but about actively engaging with and reflecting on one's experiences in order to grow and develop as an individual.

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  • 2. 

    Education is derived from a Latin word.

    • A.

      Educate

    • B.

      Ducer

    • C.

      Doctrine

    • D.

      Educere

    Correct Answer
    D. Educere
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Educere. Education is derived from the Latin word "educere," which means to lead out or to bring forth. This word accurately reflects the purpose of education, which is to lead individuals out of ignorance and bring forth their potential. The other options, Educate, Ducer, and Doctrine, do not accurately represent the Latin origin of the word education.

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  • 3. 

    Educere means:

    • A.

      Guide

    • B.

      Path

    • C.

      Bring out

    • D.

      Destination

    Correct Answer
    C. Bring out
    Explanation
    The word "educere" is derived from Latin and it means "to bring out." This word implies the action of bringing something forth or extracting it from a hidden or internal state. Therefore, "bring out" is the most suitable interpretation of "educere" in this context.

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  • 4. 

    Speculative Philosophy deals with:

    • A.

      Right or Wrong

    • B.

      Developing Theory

    • C.

      Analysis

    • D.

      Non

    Correct Answer
    B. Developing Theory
    Explanation
    Speculative Philosophy is a branch of philosophy that focuses on developing theories rather than determining what is right or wrong. It involves exploring abstract concepts, ideas, and possibilities in order to construct and expand theories about various aspects of existence, knowledge, and reality. This process of developing theories allows philosophers to engage in critical thinking, speculation, and intellectual exploration, ultimately leading to a deeper understanding of the world and our place in it.

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  • 5. 

    Prescriptive philosophy deals with:

    • A.

      Developing Theory

    • B.

      Analysis

    • C.

      None

    • D.

      Right or Wrong

    Correct Answer
    D. Right or Wrong
    Explanation
    Prescriptive philosophy deals with determining what is right or wrong in terms of ethical or moral principles. It focuses on prescribing or providing guidelines for how individuals should behave or make decisions based on these principles. This branch of philosophy is concerned with normative judgments and seeks to establish standards of conduct or values that should be followed. It is different from descriptive philosophy, which aims to describe or analyze existing beliefs or practices without making judgments about their correctness.

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  • 6. 

    Analytical Philosophy deals with:

    • A.

      Assessment

    • B.

      Developing Theory

    • C.

      Right or Way

    • D.

      Evaluation

    Correct Answer
    A. Assessment
    Explanation
    Analytical Philosophy deals with assessment, which involves critically examining and evaluating arguments and beliefs. It focuses on logical reasoning, clarity, and precision in order to analyze and assess the validity and soundness of philosophical claims. This branch of philosophy aims to provide a systematic approach to understanding and evaluating the nature of knowledge, language, logic, and reality. Through assessment, analytical philosophers seek to uncover the underlying principles and assumptions behind philosophical concepts and arguments.

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  • 7. 

    Axiology in Philosophy deals with:

    • A.

      Knowledge

    • B.

      Values

    • C.

      Reality

    • D.

      None

    Correct Answer
    B. Values
    Explanation
    Axiology in Philosophy deals with values. Axiology is a branch of philosophy that focuses on the study of values and judgments, including the nature of values and how they can be evaluated. It explores questions related to ethics, aesthetics, and the nature of value itself. Axiology seeks to understand the principles and criteria by which we assess the worth or importance of things, actions, and ideas. It plays a crucial role in shaping our moral and ethical beliefs, as well as our understanding of beauty and the appreciation of art.

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  • 8. 

    Epistemology in Philosophy deals with:

    • A.

      Reality

    • B.

      Values

    • C.

      None

    • D.

      Knowledge

    Correct Answer
    D. Knowledge
    Explanation
    Epistemology in philosophy deals with the study of knowledge. It explores questions such as how knowledge is acquired, what constitutes justified belief, and the limits of knowledge. Epistemology seeks to understand the nature of knowledge, the methods used to obtain knowledge, and the criteria for determining whether a belief is justified or true. It is concerned with examining the foundations and validity of knowledge claims, and it plays a crucial role in shaping our understanding of the world and our place in it.

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  • 9. 

    Ontology in Philosophy deals with:

    • A.

      Values

    • B.

      Reality

    • C.

      Knowledge

    • D.

      None

    Correct Answer
    B. Reality
    Explanation
    Ontology in philosophy deals with the study of reality. It explores the nature of existence, the categories and relationships of entities, and the fundamental principles that govern reality. Ontology seeks to understand what truly exists and how things are fundamentally structured. It examines questions such as the nature of being, the existence of abstract concepts, and the relationship between mind and matter. By studying ontology, philosophers aim to gain a deeper understanding of the nature of reality and our place within it.

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  • 10. 

    Ontology is also called as:

    • A.

      Axiology

    • B.

      Epistemology

    • C.

      Metaphysics

    • D.

      All

    Correct Answer
    C. Metaphysics
    Explanation
    Ontology is a branch of philosophy that deals with the nature of being and existence. It focuses on questions about reality, the nature of objects, and the relationships between them. Metaphysics, on the other hand, is a branch of philosophy that explores the fundamental nature of reality and existence. It examines concepts such as space, time, causality, and existence itself. Since ontology is a subfield of metaphysics, it can be referred to as metaphysics.

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