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Philosophy & Social Aspects

  • The Humanities and the Understanding of Realityby Thomas B. Stroup

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    In their concern with the perennial controversy between the two great areas in which men seek knowledge, three eminent literary scholars and a distinguished journalist in these essays address themselves to the question, "Do the humanities provide a form of understanding of reality that the sciences do not?" Monroe C. Beardsley maintains that the... more...

  • Education for Tragedyby Kenneth D. Benne

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    A distinguished educator and social critic here considers the demands put upon democratic and progressive policies in education, which remains, he believes, man's strongest hope for creating new bases for human values in an age of change and cultural crisis. The importance of human worth and individual advancement, within communities and varied age... more...

  • The University in the American Futureby Thomas B. Stroup

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    In these four notable essays based on Centennial lectures, four eminent scholars analyze the tensions affecting university education today and the forces which will shape the American university of the future. Kenneth D. Benne, director of the Human Relations Center of Boston University, describes the fragmentation which has come to characterize... more...

  • Moral and Spiritual Values in Educationby William Clayton Bower

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    This book deals with the multiple problem of education in the public schools as it relates to moral and spiritual values. The author cuts a wide swath through the tangled underbrush of church and state, religion and education, sacred and secular, spiritual and materialistic, "body and soul," and lets in a lot of light. To these problems the author... more...

  • Schools for Allby William Preston Vaughn

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    Schools for All provides the first in-depth study of black education in Southern public schools and universities during the twelve-year Reconstruction period which followed the Civil War. In the antebellum South, the teaching of African Americans was sporadic and usually in contravention to state laws. During the war, Northern religious and philanthropic... more...

  • Education and Responsibilityby Tunis Romein

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    This book reveals the sources of the disquiet prevailing among educators over the apparent failure of the public school system to develop moral responsibility in America's youth. The doctrine of separation of church and state has made sectarian religious training illegal in public schools, and Tunis Romein shows that the task of providing moral guidance,... more...

  • Aristotle Dictionaryby Thomas Kiernan

    Philosophical Library 2015; US$ 9.99

    At long last a comprehensive tool in English for a better understanding of the most basic terms in Aristotle?s philosophy. Interested readers, students and scholars of philosophy and of the general intellectual background of Western culture need no longer be handicapped by a lack of knowledge of Greek and Latin. A careful comparison of the original... more...

  • Dictionary of Educationby John Dewey

    Philosophical Library 2015; US$ 9.99

    Dictionary of Education is a comprehensive resource on John Dewey?s approach to education. With smart, concise definitions pertaining to Dewey?s philosophies, editor Ralph B. Winn has constructed a classic dictionary and indispensable tool for anyone who wants ready access to Dewey?s most incisive thought on crucial points in the study of education.... more...

  • Sprache und Bildung in Migrationsgesellschaftenby Nadja Thoma; Magdalena Knappik

    transcript Verlag 2015; US$ 38.00

    Wie und mit welchen Konsequenzen stehen Sprache und Bildung in Migrationsgesellschaften in einem prekarisierten Verhältnis? Der Band knüpft an Arbeiten zu Migrationspädagogik und Rassismuskritik an und vertieft mit seinem Fokus auf Sprache einige in diesem Kontext aufgeworfene Fragen. Sprache ist gleichzeitig Medium der Kommunikation sowie Gegenstand... more...

  • Information Engineering and Education Scienceby Dawei Zheng

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 269.95

    This proceedings volume contains selected papers presented at the 2014 International Conference on Information Engineering and Education Science, held in Hong Kong, China. Contributions cover the latest developments and advances in the field of Information Engineering and Education Science. more...