Write extensively on the philosophy of education using Plato. Would you recommend his philosophy of education to the Bahamas Why
... s Plato’s Philosophy of Education And recommendation of the Philosophy in the context of Bahamas 5/9 “Knowledge becomes evil if the aim be not virtuous” – Plato (Ruskin, 1905, p. 232)
Plato’s Philosophy of Education
Plato, an idealist by character, was the most illustrious disciple of Socrates; and has been the foremost authority responsible for promotion of the idealist philosophy of education (Gutek, 1997, pp. 14, 15).
Plato’s philosophy of education centered on creating the “ideal” state, by selecting the best candidates for the best possible jobs (Ornstein, Levine, Gutek, & Vocke, 2010, pp. 72-76), very similar to the process of higher education today where students are selected for universities...