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  • Leaders Make the Futureby Robert Johansen

    Berrett-Koehler Publishers 2012; US$ 29.95

    NEW EDITION, REVISED AND UPDATED What are the new leadership skills needed to succeed in the decade ahead? In this second edition Bob Johansen, bestselling author and longtime CEO of the Institute for the Future, teams with the prestigious Center for Creative Leadership (CCL), not only describing and updating the 10 new essential leadership skills... more...

  • Between Truth and Freedomby Kenneth Wain

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    This book engages in a broad reading of Rousseau?s writings on educational and political thought in order to explore and address the competing demands of the enculturation and individuation of the young in Western societies. Although Rousseau?s Emile has been frequently utilised in educational debate, much of his other work has been largely neglected,... more...

  • Democracy and Educationby John Dewey

    The Floating Press 1916; US$ 7.95

    John Dewey's Democracy and Education: An Introduction to the Philosophy of Education seeks to both critique and further the educational philosophies espoused by both Rousseau and Plato. Dewey found that Rousseau's ideas overemphasized the individual, whereas Plato's did the same with the society that the individual lived in. Dewey felt... more...

  • Emileby Jean-Jacques Rousseau; Barbara Foxley

    The Floating Press 2009; US$ 4.95

    Rousseau wrote about the difficulty of being a good individual within an inherently corrupting collectivity: society. Emile deals specifically with education, and outlines a system which would allow for human goodness. He uses the fictional story of Emile and his tutor to outline his ideas. The book was banned and publicly burned on its publication,... more...

  • Essays on Education and Kindred Subjectsby Herbert Spencer

    The Floating Press 1911; US$ 6.99

    Herbert Spencer was an English philosopher, prominent classical liberal political theorist, and sociological theorist of the Victorian era. The four essays on education which Herbert Spencer published in a single volume in 1861 were all written and separately published between 1854 and 1859. Their tone was aggressive and their proposals revolutionary;... more...

  • Reveries of the Solitary Walkerby Jean-Jacques Rousseau; Russell Goulbourne

    Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 8.99

    These hours of solitude and meditation are the only time of the day when I am completely myself'Reveries of the Solitary Walker is Rousseau's last great work, the product of his final years of exile from the society that condemned his political and religious views. Returning to Paris the philosopher determines to keep a faithful record of the... more...

  • Kurt Hahnby Nick Veevers; Pete Allison

    Springer 2011; US$ 49.95

    Kurt Hahn had a huge influence on the fields of outdoor and experiential learning, adventure education and, not least, badge schemes (Gordonstoun, Moray, and County Badges; and Duke of Edinburgh Award) throughout the world. This book provides a detailed historical account, centred on Hahn and the movement which surrounded him, of the early development... more...

  • Ausbildung islamischer Religionslehrer und staatliches Recht.by Michael Ott

    Duncker & Humblot 2009; US$ 65.80

    Hauptbeschreibung Über die Grenzen von Parteien und Bundesländern hinweg besteht Einigkeit, dass an öffentlichen Schulen islamischer Religionsunterricht erteilt werden soll. Doch dafür fehlen Lehrer, deren Ausbildung den Anforderungen eines von Art. 7 Abs. 3 GG vorgesehenen "ordentlichen Lehrfachs" genügt. Denn während die Ausbildung evangelischer... more...