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Philosophy of Education

Philosophy of Education
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The first edition of Nel Noddings’ Philosophy of Education was acclaimed as the “best overview in the field” by the journal Teaching Philosophy and predicted to “become the standard textbook in philosophy of education” by Educational Theory. This classic text, designed to give the education student a comprehensive look at philosophical thought in relation to teaching, learning, research, and educational policy, has now been updated to reflect the most current thinking in the field. The third edition includes a new chapter on multiculturalism and cosmopolitanism in education, as well as updates on the latest work in care ethics.

Philosophy of Education introduces students to the evolution of educational thought, from the founding fathers to contemporary theorists, with consideration of both analytic and continental traditions. This is an essential text not only for teachers and future teachers, but also for anyone needing a survey of contemporary trends in philosophy of education.

Westview Press; July 2011
304 pages; ISBN 9780813345321
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