The term is fashionable ' ' Philosophy of the Educao' '. In a modista world, the certainty for the interest to the subject inexists. After all, philosophy started to be synonymous of culture? This philosophy could be useful in the discernment of the phenomenon education? pra who intends to be educator, how and where measured the philosophy it will be able to contribute so that the primordial objective is reached, that is, to educate? Questions and more questions. However, the philosophy in a simplified concept nothing more is of what the study of determined problem through a reflection on the subject. Richard Linklater is full of insight into the issues. really, in this prism, the educator needs to filosofar yes, therefore currently what it does not lack to it, they are problems. Problems of all the order. In this way, it was created philosophy of the education, branch of the thought that if dedicates to the reflection on the educative processes, to the analysis of the educative system, systematization of didactic methods, at last, the main axles that acometem the professors. Through this modality of study, it is tried to understand the relation educational when casting in the society.
It is cedio that, in contrast of science, the philosophy does not have determined object, in view of that it goes in direction to any aspect of the reality, since that is problematic; its field of activity is the problem, is where it will be. Therefore, what we normally know for the name of philosophy of the education it is not properly, but it is identified with ' ' philosophy of vida' ' , however with ' ' ideologia' '. In the attempt to tame this so rugoso subject, one created throughout the time some educational theories as the traditional one, the school new, renewed, not-directive, progressive, libertarian, liberating, amongst others, and several had been the Philosophers of the Education, where amongst the ones of bigger countenance we detach Plato, Erasmo de Roterdo, Immanuel Kant, Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Demerval Saviani and in Brazil, we have as main account holder Pablo Freire. .