Philosophy of Education is designed for students with diverse philosophical interests and orientations: ethics and education; philosophy and educational research; gender studies in education; John Dewey and Progressivism; social and political theories in education; technology and education; the media and popular culture; art and aesthetic education; religious educational policy; global studies in education; and philosophy of language and education. Following individual assessment, Aarhus University may grant admission to the degree programme for applicants who do not meet the educational requirements but who are deemed to have the necessary qualifications to be able to complete the degree programme.
The application of assumptions about fundamental questions on what is reality, knowledge, values and correct arguments to rationally solve the problems in the field of teaching, is what correctly is regarded as doing Philosophy through teaching as specialization.
Only after they have earned an adequate understanding of basic philosophical concepts can I expect them to effectively critique debates concerning, say, freewill and determinism, moral realism and relativism, or reductionism and anti-reductionism in philosophy of mind.
When John Lock proclaimed the market competition of a Supply to Demand based on a Scarce Resources Supply driven Philosophy he was wrong because even at the time his philosophy was adequately reflecting the driving free market economics he could not oversee the coming of a pro Market driven Demand to Supply balanced Economics.
Note: on the former view, what validates the pursuit of philosophy in relation to science, mind, language, etc is the presumption that they (and their cohorts) simply extend or cut into the subject areas ordained by history – metaphysics, epistemology, etc – to serve as veritable domains of philosophical investigation.