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- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 54.95
This collection aims to explore different conceptions of epistemological inquiry and their influence on pedagogy and the curricular content of primary and secondary education. It is arguable that curriculum policy makers have continued to subscribe to a foundationalist paradigm of rational educational planning. This is, however, considered largely... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 55.95
Professionalism and Ethics in Teaching presents a thought-provoking and stimulating study of the moral dimensions of the teaching professions. After discussing the moral implications of professionalism, Carr explores the relationship of education theory to teaching practice and the impact of this relationship on professional expertise. He then identifies... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 52.95
Making Sense of Education provides a contemporary introduction to the key issues in educational philosophy and theory. Exploring major past and present conceptions of education, teaching and learning, this book makes philosophy of education relevant to the professional practice of teachers and student teachers, as well of interest to those studying... more...
- Oxford University Press 1999; US$ 82.99 US$ 71.37
Challenging prevailing interpretations of the development of modern philosophy, this book proposes a reinterpretation of the transcendental tradition, as represented primarily by Kant and Husserl, and counters Heidegger's influential reading of these philosophers. Author David Carr defends their subtle and complex transcendental investigations of the... more...
- Simon & Schuster 2008; US$ 17.00
From David Carr (1956?2015), the ?undeniably brilliant and dogged journalist? ( Entertainment Weekly ) and author of the instant New York Times bestseller that the Chicago Sun-Times called ?a compelling tale of drug abuse, despair, and, finally, hope.? Do we remember only the stories we can live with? The ones that make us look good in the rearview... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 45.00
Open Conversations: Public Learning in Libraries and Museums is a provocative book, one that is designed to offer courage to cultural institution administrators and staff even as it opens their eyes to the possibility that their facilities can offer more than they are. Rather than offering prescriptive answers, the author invites readers to consider... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95
Tracing the views on moral life of such past philosophers as Plato, Aristotle and Kant, as well as of such theorists as Durkheim, Freud, Piaget and Kohlberg, the author sets forth a full discussion of the nature and educational implications of the idea of moral virtue. more...
- AltaMira Press 2006; US$ 37.99
Museums and libraries inspire us to cross the limits of routine thought, into experiences of reflection and possibility. Each of the essays in A Place Not a Place examines the ways these and other cultural institutions influence us and proposes ways to strengthen their roles as advocates for critical thinking and inquiry. more...
- AltaMira Press 2004; US$ 37.99
This thought-provoking collection of essays is essential reading for anyone who cares about cultural institutions and their role in the community of learners. These institutions--often museums or libraries--have the power to profoundly alter our sense of ourselves and of the world around us, but that power carries with it obligations. David Carr challenges... more...