Philosophy of Education and Argumentation


  • Satenik KUZANYAN Department of Philosophy and Logic named after Academician Georg Brutian at at Khachatur Abovian ASPU



philosophy of education, Janus-faced nature, “Socratic method” of questioning, reasoning, search for reasons, argumentation, homo argumenticus, logic, language of argumentation


This paper presents the basic issues of Philosophy of Education that have been under concern throughout the history, stressing the Janus-faced nature of philosophy of education. Discussing the role, urgency and necessity of argumentation in philosophy of education, the paper presents the understanding of argumentation according to the viewpoint of Yerevan School of Argumentation. It offers the investigation of the argumentation language, its conceptual apparatus in philosophy of education and the study of the components’ functioning specificities.


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Author Biography

Satenik KUZANYAN, Department of Philosophy and Logic named after Academician Georg Brutian at at Khachatur Abovian ASPU

is a PhD student and Senior Specialist at the Department of Philosophy and Logic named after Academician Georg Brutian at at Khachatur Abovian ASPU.  Her areas of interest include philosophy of education, philosophy for children, linguistics, argumentation, creative and critical thinking. She is the Editorial Assistant of the scientific journal Wisdom. Recent publications: “Linguocultural Environment and the Philosophizing Child”, “The Lecsico-Semantic Group of “Fear” in Russian and Armenian Languages”.


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How to Cite

KUZANYAN, S. (2017). Philosophy of Education and Argumentation. WISDOM, 8(1), 107–115.