What You Need to Know as an Educator: Understanding the 4 Main Branches of Philosophy

Spread the loveSome may argue that philosophy is the essence of education and without knowing your philosophy how can you learn, how can you teach, how can you live? In this article the four main branches of philosophy will be discussed as an overview to aid in understanding the importance of philosophy as a teacher, educator, parent, or student. The word philosophy is derived from two Greek words. The first word, philo, means “love.” The second, sophy, means “wisdom.” Literally, then, philosophy means “love of wisdom”. Each individual has an attitude toward life, children, politics, learning, and previous personal experiences … Continue reading What You Need to Know as an Educator: Understanding the 4 Main Branches of Philosophy