Logic: Logic examines arguments and how knowledge is verified. Within my philosophy, the concept of basic knowledge is not enough. Truth must be verifiable, not simply accepted. It is the skill of vetting sources, of analyzing what bias or point-of-view the author may have, or in the case of mathematics asking how that theory om came to be that moves us towards a logical conclusion (Gutek, 2008).
Discuss those philosophies you chose not to include and explain what elements (metaphysics, epistemology, axiology, and logic) you did not agree with and why.
In reading a number of philosophers and their approach to education, I was struck with the amount of similarity many had -- saying the same thing but adapting it for their own particular culture. Some of the Ancients, for instance Plato and Aristotle, were viable as a basis for asking about the quality of knowledge, but certainly not about Pedagogy. Milton was a reformer, but seemed to focus education on a skillset, a tangible "means to an end" philosophy, certainly practical for the time period. Then, of course, there's the famous Locke-Hobbes debate about the nature of humans; needing control (Hobbes) or needing total freedom (Locke) -- when in actuality we have found that it depends on the situational and the individual. I also use John Dewey, who seemed to be a reformer against authoritarianism as well, but also campaigned for moving beyond mere knowledge, just