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  • What Do Philosophers Of Education Do (And How Do They Do It)by Claudia Ruitenberg

    Wiley 2010; US$ 39.95

    This volume of essays demonstrates and comments on philosophical methods in educational research. Offers a clear picture of what philosophers do when they study education Brings together a series of essays from an international cast of contributors from Canada, UK, Finland, and Cyprus Examines a range of new and established philosophical methods which... more...

  • Education for a Democratic Societyby John Ryder; Gert-Ruediger Wegmarshaus

    Editions Rodopi 2007; US$ 60.20

    This book is the third volume of selected papers from the Central European Pragmatist Forum (CEPF). It deals with the general question of education, and the papers are organized into sections on Education and Democracy, Education and Values, Education and Social Reconstruction, and Education and the Self. The authors are among the leading specialists... more...

  • Writing the Nationby Cynthia Vanden Driesen

    Editions Rodopi 2009; US$ 70.00

    The time for new approaches to White’s work is overdue. Central to the present study are Edward Said’s ideas about the role of the intellectual (and the writer) – of speaking “truth to power,” and also the importance of tracing the “affiliations” of a text and its embeddedness in the world. This approach is not incompatible... more...

  • Pragmatism, Education, and Childrenby Michael Taylor; Helmut Schreier; Paulo Ghiraldelli

    Editions Rodopi 2008; US$ 72.80

    This book presents fourteen new essays by international scholars about the intersections between pragmatism, education, and philosophy with children. Pragmatism from its beginnings has sought a revolution in learning, and is itself a special kind of philosophy of education. What can the applications of pragmatism to pedagogy around the world teach... more...

  • Bildungby Kirsten Meyer

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 35.00

    Education, knowledge, equal opportunity, autonomy and a good life. These are the keywords shaping current social debate. Is education just an economic program or does knowledge have a value in its own right? Does education promise autonomy and a good life? What educational goals should the state set? What does the decree of equal opportunity mean?... more...

  • Pedagogy of Multiliteraciesby Heather Lotherington

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 44.95

    Based on case studies from public schools in Toronto, Canada, this book aims to develop a theory and practice of teaching multiliteracies in culturally diverse, linguistically heterogeneous urban classrooms. Lotherington argues that in a globalized world literacy must be reassessed on an international scale and multilingualism must be theorized - and... more...

  • Education Today 2013: The OECD Perspectiveby Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development; Centre for Educational Research and Innovation

    OECD Publishing 2013; US$ 33.00

    What does the OECD have to say about the state of education today? What are the main OECD messages on early childhood education, teacher policies and tertiary education? What about student performance, educational spending and equity in education? OECD work on these important education topics and others have been brought together in a single accessible... more...

  • Connecting Histories of Educationby Barnita Bagchi; Eckhardt Fuchs; Kate Rousmaniere

    Berghahn Books 2014; US$ 95.00

    The history of education in the modern world is a history of transnational and cross-cultural influence. This collection explores those influences in (post) colonial and indigenous education across different geographical contexts. The authors emphasize how local actors constructed their own adaptation of colonialism, identity, and autonomy, creating... more...

  • Experiment and Explorationby Sönke Ahrens

    Springer 2014; US$ 129.00

    This book deals with contemporary epistemological questions, connecting Educational Philosophy with the field of Science- and Technology Studies. It can be understood as a draft of a general theory of world-disclosure, which is in its core a distinction between two forms of world-disclosure: experiment and exploration. These two forms have never been... more...

  • Liberalism, Education and Schoolingby T.H. McLaughlin

    Andrews UK 2011; US$ 42.49

    A tribute collection of essays edited by author's colleagues and friends.… more...