Traditional Views: Idealism, Realism, Neo-Thomism
In keeping with the admittedly deductive plan of this book, we must now reorder our conceptual materials in a somewhat neater and more systematic way. Having engaged in dissective analysis (in Parts II, III, and IV), we can now engage in systematic synthesis; this will, as we have said in the introductory statement to Part V, facilitate our embarking upon another theoretical excursion -- this time in terms of over-all policy -- into the more immediate territory of American education.
BASIC VIEWS. Your attention is directed to those sections in Chapters Three (pages 47-53), Six (pages 133-140), and Nine (pages 250-255) dealing specifically with the Idealist notions of ontology, epistemology, and