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- Wiley 2012; US$ 200.00
Providing exam focus and knowledge application makes the CFA Level I Exam Companion the most effective study guide on the market. With a foreword and introductions to the topics by one of the foremost global authorities on the CFA Program, Pamela Drake, Wiley and 7city offer an invaluable self-study guide to passing one of the most sought-after... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 140.00
Drawing on hitherto-unused sources this book represents a shift in the historiography of British education. At the centre of the investigation is Joseph Payne. He was one of the group of pioneers who founded the College of Preceptors in 1846 and in 1873 he was appointed to the first professorship of education in Britain, established by the College... more...
Philosophical Analysis and Education (International Library of the Philosophy of Education Volume 1)Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 44.95
When originally published in 1965 this book reflected some of the new thinking among philosophers regarding the role of the discipline in its investigation of central issues in educaton. The essays are grouped into four major sections: The Nature and Function of Educational Theory; The Context of Educational Discussion; Conceptions of Teaching; and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 36.95
Foucault, Power, and Education invites internationally renowned scholar Stephen J. Ball to reflect on the importance and influence of Foucault on his work in educational policy. By focusing on some of the ways Foucault has been placed in relation to educational questions or questions about education, Ball highlights the relationships between Foucault?s... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 95.00
This introduction to Plato?s philosophical and educational thought examines Plato?s views and relates them to issues and questions that occupy philosophers of education. Robin Barrow stresses the relevance of Plato today, while introducing the student both to Plato?s philosophy and to contemporary educational debate. In the first part of the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 44.95
Three lines of argument are central to this book: that Plato's views as expounded in the Republic indicate that he was a utilitarian; that utilitarianism is the only acceptable ethical theory; that these conclusions have significant repercussions for education. Throughout the book the exposition of utilitarianism and the interpretation of the Republic... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 170.00
This collection of essays by philosophers and educationalists of international reputation, all published here for the first time, celebrates Paul Hirst's professional career. The introductory essay by Robin Barrow and Patricia White outlines Paul Hirst's career and maps the shifts in his thought about education, showing how his views on teacher education,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2001; US$ 191.00
In both paid and unpaid work contexts adults learn powerfully from their experiences. In this book, the authors argue that this should be the basis for a new perception of what is truly educational in life. Drawing on the works of Aristotle, Wittgenstein and Russell, along with contemporary conceptual work, they use both philosophical argument and... more...
- Temple University Press 2007; US$ 21.95
This timely, persuasive, and hopeful book reexamines John Dewey's idea of schools, specifically community schools, as the best places to grow a democratic society that is based on racial, social, and economic justice. The authors assert that American colleges and universities bear a responsibility for-and would benefit substantially from-working... more...