Collingwood and the Early Paul Hirst on the Forms of Experience-Knowledge and Education

British Journal of Educational Studies 45 (2):156 - 173 (1997)
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Abstract

Paul Hirst's 'forms of knowledge' thesis has been the subject of much discussion and debate in educational circles. Hirst's claim that such forms exist is not original but, as R. S. Peters claimed, his account is distinctive in its application to the school curriculum. This paper calls for a revision of Peters's claim on the grounds that R. G. Collingwood's writings on the forms of experience not only refer to the school curriculum, but also point up an explicitly educational agenda.

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