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Philosophy and History of Education

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The program in philosophy and history of education prepares students to interpret, criticize, and construct educational ideas and arguments. This preparation includes examining the history of educational thought, institutions, and policies in their cultural and philosophical contexts. Students ask what it means, and has meant, to be an educated person and what the goals of education should be. 

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