Ideal human being from the perspective of western thinkers and the fundamental reform document of Iran’s education

Azam Mohsenloo, Alireza Rezaei


The ideal human being as proposed by the fundamental reform document of
education (FRDE) of Islamic Republic of Iran has certain differences by the
human being proposed by the developed Western nations. It is because of the
fact that from the Western stance, the ideal human being is only juxtaposed
in terms of economic and practical capacities and not for their ethical and
religious aspects. In the ideal human being in reform document is all the way
considered and nurtured by the ethical and religious respects and its main
parameters are Advocacy of justice, responsibility, will and rationality. Thus,
in terms of the perfect human being, the main points of the two educational
structures (in Iran and the West) are about the limited ethical criteria of responsibility.

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Ideal human being; Developed human being; Fundamental reform document of education; Iran

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