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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.95
The famous Brazilian educator Paulo Freire has influenced educators, teachers and students in a broad tapestry of contexts and countries, as he challenged conventional thinking on how teachers ought to teach and learners ought to learn. By making his ideas accessible and relevant, this insightful and thought-provoking text draws out the relevance... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00
Thomas Jefferson had a profoundly advanced educational vision that went hand in hand with his political philosophy - each of which served the goal of human flourishing. His republicanism marked a break with the conservatism of traditional non-representative governments, characterized by birth and wealth and in neglect of the wants and needs of the... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 39.95
Rancière, Public Education and the Taming of Democracy introduces the political and educational ideas of Jacques Rancière, a leading philosopher increasingly important in educational theory. In light of his ideas, the volume explores the current concern for democracy and equality in relation to education. The book introduces and discusses... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 39.95
Thinking Education Through Alain Badiou represents the first collection to explore the educational implications of French philosopher Alain Badiou's challenge to contemporary philosophical orthodoxy put forth in his 1993 work, Ethics: An Essay on the Understanding of Evil. Represents the first collection of work in education to grapple with what... more...
Erziehung und Bildung von Kleinkindern: Historische Entwicklungen und elementarpädagogische HandlungskonzepteDiplomica Verlag 2012; US$ 28.55
Hauptbeschreibung Bis 2013 sollen für 30% der Kinder in den ersten drei Lebensjahren in Deutschland Betreuungsplätze geschaffen werden. Diese Forderung spiegelt gesellschaftliche und kulturelle Veränderungen im Denken und Handeln wider, die sich aus den unterschiedlichen Bereichen der Gesellschaft ergeben. Auf der einen Seite stehen private Entscheidungen... 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...
- R&L Education 2013; US$ 23.99
Learning Through Dialogue offers an alternative approach to teaching and learning, which utilizes Martin Buber?s dialogical principles: turning toward, addressing affirmatively, listening attentively, and responding responsibly. The book first presents Buber?s educational theory and method and second presents specific examples of how Buber?s dialogical... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2004; US$ 31.99
The Montessori Method: The Origins of an Educational Innovation: Including an Abridged and Annotated Edition of Maria Montessori's The Montessori Method creates the context in which Maria Montessori developed her philosophy of early childhood education. It examines how a determined young woman overcame the obstacles that blocked the educational and... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2002; US$ 36.99
Martin Heidegger is, perhaps, the most controversial philosopher of the twentieth-century. Little has been written on him or about his work and its significance for educational thought. This unique collection by a group of international scholars reexamines Heidegger's work and its legacy for educational thought. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 48.95
This book explores the implications for the curriculum, for teaching and for the authority structure of schools and colleges of an analysis of ?education? in which the development of knowledge and understanding is accorded a central position. The book explains what philosophy of education is, and by concentrating on its central concepts, initiates... more...