Studies in Philosophy and Education

, Volume 20, Issue 3, pp 235–244 | Cite as

The Value of Knowledge/Rationality or the Knowledge/Rationality of Value?: Implications for Education

  • Sheryle Drewe


This paper reviews and augments important work in philosophy of education on intrinsic aims for education, of knowledge, of knowledge of values, and of rationality. A contemporary conception of knowledge as ``rationality's `data-base''' is proposed and an in-depth section on the intrinsic value of rationality is incorporated.

educational aims knowledge rationality values 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sheryle Drewe
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  1. 1.University of ManitobaWinnipegCanada

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