What is existentialism? Who is Maxine Greene and what are her beliefs on the philosophy of education? What are the existentialists goals of education? What is the role of the teacher according to Maxine Greene and other existentialists? What are methods of instruction and how is the curriculum organized? How is existentialism similar to or different from idealism (Plato, St. Augustine), pragmatism(wm james, dewey, counts, west, rousseau), realism and empiricism(aristotle and locke)?

A book to be sited is “Philosophical Documents in Education” Second Edition. Ronald F. Reed and Tony W. Johnson