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Dibrugarh University Arts Question Papers: EDUCATION (Major) (Philosophical Foundations of Education) ' (November)-2012

Course: 101
(Philosophical Foundations of Education)
Full Marks: 80
Pass Marks: 32
Time: 3 hours
The figures in the margin indicate full marks for the questions

1. (a) Who said the following? 1x4=4
  1. “Philosophy is a logical enquiry into the nature of reality.”
  2. “Education and Philosophy are two sides of the same coin.”
  3. “The goal of education is complete living.”
  4. “Technology is the application of scientific knowledge to a practical purpose or problem.”
(b) Fill up the blanks: 1x4=4
  1. The main aim of yoga is to remove ignorance and to achieve ____.
  2. According to idealism, the aim of education should be ____.
  3. According to Raymont, the ____ individual is only a figment of imagination.
  4. The word ‘Pragmatism’ is derived from the Greek word ____.
2. Write short notes on the following: 4x4=16
  1. Education for Successful Living.
  2. Nature of Educational Philosophy.
  3. Moral Aim of Education.
  4. Curriculum of Buddhism.
3. Is education a science or an art? Discuss the nature of education. 4+7=11
What is education for leisure? Write about its aims and objectives. 4+7=11
4. What is meant by ‘Philosophy’? Describe the relation between ‘Philosophy’ and ‘Education’. 4+6=10
Discuss the relation between ‘Philosophy’ and ‘Curriculum’. 10
5. Write a note on the economic aim as a determinant of educational aim. 11
Critically discuss the advantages and disadvantages of vocational aim of education. 6+5=11
6. Discuss the Vedanta Philosophy and explain its educational implications. 8+6=14
What is Buddhism? Write about the contribution of Buddhism to education. 7+7=14
7. Discuss about the contribution of realism to modern education. 10
Mention the difference between realism and idealism. 10


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