Etymologically, the time period philosophy comes from the Arabic, the philosophy or additionally from the Greek philosophia – philien: love and sophia: wisdom.  He writes on subjects in the historical past of late-nineteenth and twentieth-century thought; just lately, he has targeted on philosophical issues in instructional analysis, an space that he approaches from the perspective of philosophy of science. He attended Cornell University where he received a B.S. (Electrical Engineering), 1967; a M.S. (Electrical Engineering), 1970; and a Ph.D. (Philosophy of Education), 1977 (Kenneth A. Strike chaired the Ph.D. Committee).

It is sobering to reflect that only some decades have handed since practitioners of analytic philosophy of training had to meet in particular person hotel rooms, late at evening, at annual meetings of the Philosophy of Education Society within the USA, as a result of phenomenologists and others barred their access to the convention programs; their path to liberation was …