David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Educational Philosophy and Theory 44 (1):82-95 (2012)
Ideas about child education are inevitably underpinned by particular views of children, including their nature and development. The purpose of this paper is to discuss C. G. Jung's account of child education in relation to his psychological theory and view of children. However, as Jung's theory predominantly concerns the psychological development of adults and not children, the current paper makes selective use of Jung's texts that focus on children, and examines what Jung calls ‘the other half’ of education that works through the teacher's personality indirectly affecting the student's development of personality. From a close study of Jung's texts, the paper discusses the nature and the extent of children's involvement in ‘the other half’ of education and considers some problems with Jung's account of unconscious education. The paper identifies the active and autonomous roles played by children in unconscious education and suggests that Jung's account of ‘the other half of education’ could provide fresh insights about the meaning and quality of education
|Keywords||children psychology teacher‐student relationship C. G. Jung unconscious education development|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
C. G. Jung (1936). The Concept of the Collective Unconscious: A Lecture Delivered Before the Analytical Psychology Club of New York City, October 2, 1936. The Club.
Erich Neumann (1954/1970). The Origins and History of Consciousness. [Princeton, N.J.]Princeton University Press.
Citations of this work BETA
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
Inna Semetsky & Joshua A. Delpech-Ramey (2012). Jung's Psychology and Deleuze's Philosophy: The Unconscious in Learning. Educational Philosophy and Theory 44 (1):69-81.
S. S. Obidi (1984). Indigenous Moral Education in Nigeria. Journal of Moral Education 13 (1):56-60.
John White (2011). Exploring Well-Being in Schools: A Guide to Making Children's Lives More Fulfilling. Routledge.
Immanuel Kant (1899/2003). On Education. Dover Publications.
Minkang Kim & Derek Sankey (2010). The Dynamics of Emergent Self-Organisation: Reconceptualising Child Development in Teacher Education. Journal of Teacher Education 35 (4):79-98.
Pat White (1980). Political Education and Moral Education or Bringing Up Children to Be Decent Members of Society. Journal of Moral Education 9 (3):147-155.
Allan C. Ornstein (1973). Analyses of Contemporary Education. New York,Crowell.
James D. Marshall (1984). Punishment and Moral Education. Journal of Moral Education 13 (2):83-89.
William Hayes (2006). The Progressive Education Movement: Is It Still a Factor in Today's Schools? Rowman & Littlefield Education.
Lu Jie & Gao Desheng * (2004). New Directions in the Moral Education Curriculum in Chinese Primary Schools. Journal of Moral Education 33 (4):495-510.
J. Mark Halstead (1997). Muslims and Sex Education. Journal of Moral Education 26 (3):317-330.
David W. Gooderham (1997). What Rough Beast. . .? Narrative Relationships and Moral Education. Journal of Moral Education 26 (1):59-72.
Deborah Harcourt, Bob Perry & Tim Waller (eds.) (2011). Researching Young Children's Perspectives: Debating the Ethics and Dilemmas of Educational Research with Children. Routledge.
Michael S. Pritchard (2000). Moral Philosophy for Children and Character Education. International Journal of Applied Philosophy 14 (1):13-26.
Michael S. Merry (2007). The Well-Being of Children, the Limits of Paternalism, and the State: Can Disparate Interests Be Reconciled? Ethics and Education 2 (1):39-59.
Added to index2010-12-10
Total downloads22 ( #92,815 of 1,692,915 )
Recent downloads (6 months)2 ( #114,250 of 1,692,915 )
How can I increase my downloads?