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- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 46.95
This introductory text, now in its fourth edition, is a classic in its field. It shows, first and foremost, the importance of philosophy in educational debate and as a background to any practical activity such as teaching. What is involved in the idea of educating a person or the idea of educational success? What are the criteria for establishing... more...
- Algora Publishing 2007; US$ 29.95
Jabez Curry was an aristocratic Alabamian. In the ante-bellum South he had a distinguished career in both the Alabama Assembly and the United States Congress. He tirelessly advocated the principles of state sovereignty and limited Federal Governmental pow more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 43.95
Although bell hooks has long challenged the dominant paradigms of race, class, and gender, there has never been a comprehensive book critically reflecting upon this seminal scholar?s body of work. Her written works aim to transgress and disrupt those codes that exclude others as intellectually mediocre, and hooks? challenge to various hegemonic practices... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 49.95
Antonio Gramsci is one of the few Marxist theoreticians to have considered the role and nature of education, yet paradoxically his revolutionary, political and social theory seems at odds with his conservative approach to the content and processes of schooling. This book, originally published in 1979, examines his educational, political and cultural... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 29.95
Bertrand Russell is considered to be one of the most significant educational innovators of his time. In this influential and controversial work, Russell calls for an education that would liberate the child from unthinking obedience to parental and religious authority. He argues that if the basis of all education is knowledge wielded by love then society... more...
- R&L Education 2009; US$ 43.99
This book presents a collection of contemporary discourses that reconsider the relationship of democracy as a political ideology and American ideal (i.e., Dewey's progressivist ideas) and education as the foundation of preparing democratic citizens in America. more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2009; US$ 69.99
Marcuse?s Challenge to Education, a collection of unpublished lecture notes by the thinker himself as well as essays by scholars who have explicated his theories, examines Herbert Marcuse?s ground-breaking critique of education as well as his own pedagogical alternatives. Edited by Douglas Kellner, this compilation provides an overview of the various... more...
- Search Institute Press 2009; US$ 39.95
Written by two experienced teachers, this series of newsletters on CD-ROM offers educators and administrators a quick and easy way to learn and incorporate the Developmental Assets® into daily teaching practices. The newsletters can be printed out from the CD-ROM or sent via e-mail as complete documents, modified to fit a school?s individual needs,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 41.95
First published in 1991, In Praise of Cognitive Emotions comprises fourteen of Scheffler's most recent essays ? all of which challenge contemporary notions of education and rationality. While defending the ideal of rationality, he insists that rationality not be identified with a mental faculty or a mechanism of inference but taken rather as the capactity... more...
- MobileReference.com 2010; US$ 3.99
Democracy and Education: an introduction to the philosophy of education is a book written in 1916 by John Dewey. His recurrent and intertwining themes of education, democracy and communication are effectively summed up in the following excerpt from the first chapter, "Education as a Necessity of Life". Excerpted from Wikipedia, the... more...