By Roger Marples
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How, psychologically, could individuals, who even when in the extreme of what we term mental disorder, still organise their lives around some distinction between what is the case and what is not, totally and sincerely embrace the idea that there is in principle no such thing as truth? Logically, how could one present such a claim, since the claim itself would be presented as a truth? As to the more specific question of whether there can be such a thing as conceptual truth, it will be noted that I do not claim that there is.
His conclusions are therefore culture specific, as they must be if they are based on a Functionalist approach to the philosophy of education. Conclusion It would be a mistake to see the Functionalist approach to understanding the aims of education as sweeping all before it in the field of philosophy of education. This said, it is still something of a surprise to find what appears to be a throwback to the Peters approach to the topic in Kazepides’ discussion of educational aims. 31 PETER GILROY Kazepides begins with what appears to be a straightforwardly Functional view of philosophy of education.
There are logical and (physical) factual constraints on what one can intelligibly say. An account of education, if it is really an account of what loosely we refer to as education, as opposed to an account of what we refer to as marriage or beauty, must be an account of something to do with the business of acquiring knowledge. Because it is a fact that that is broadly what the term means in the English language. And some of those other beliefs will pertain to empirical facts (such as what the human brain is in fact capable of).