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  • Durkheim and Modern Educationby W.S.F. Pickering; Geoffrey Walford

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 54.95

    This volume explores Durkheim's place in modern educational thought at three different levels: * Durkheim's ideas on education are analyzed and placed in the context of modern society * current educational issues are explored using a Durkheimian framework * Durkheim's thought is related to that of modern educational theorists to reveal his enduring... more...

  • An Introduction to Philosophy of Educationby Ronald Woods; Robin Barrow

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 44.95

    Published in the year 1988, An Introduction to Philosophy of Education is a valuable contribution to the field of Education. more...

  • Lyotardby Pradeep Dhillon; Paul Standish

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 48.95

    Following Lyotard's death in 1998, this book provides an exploration of the recurrent theme of education in his work. It brings to a wider audience the significance of a body of thought about education that is subtle, profound and still largely unexplored. This book also makes an important contribution to contemporary debates on postmoderism and education. more...

  • An Introduction to Philosophy of Educationby Ronald Woods; Robin Barrow

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 50.95

    This introductory text, now in its fourth edition, is a classic in its field. It shows, first and foremost, the importance of philosophy in educational debate and as a background to any practical activity such as teaching. What is involved in the idea of educating a person or the idea of educational success? What are the criteria for establishing... more...

  • Critical Perspectives on bell hooksby Maria del Guadalupe Davidson; George Yancy

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 51.95

    Although bell hooks has long challenged the dominant paradigms of race, class, and gender, there has never been a comprehensive book critically reflecting upon this seminal scholar?s body of work. Her written works aim to transgress and disrupt those codes that exclude others as intellectually mediocre, and hooks? challenge to various hegemonic practices... more...

  • Education (RLE Edu K)by Herbert Phillipson

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    Contributing to early debates on nature versus nurture, schools and the social environment, town planning and a free comprehensive education, the author discusses key educational issues against the background of a distintegrating Europe in the midst of war. more...

  • Education for Peace (RLE Edu K)by Herbert Read

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    This book deals with the everlasting problem of war and peace. In it, the author argues that mankind must be predisposed for peace by the right kind of education and he discusses how to devise methods of education which will prevent war. more...

  • The Dark Places of Education (RLE Edu K)by Willi Schohaus

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    The book is divided into two parts. The first forms a survey of the inadequacies of the Swiss school system in the early twentieth century (but the issues it discusses were universal ones which were just as prevalent in the English school system of that time). The second part of the book is a collection of testimonies from former pupils on the worst... more...

  • A Modern Philosophy of Education (RLE Edu K)by Godfrey Thomson

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    ?Philosophy? in the context of this book means that the author is looking at education as a whole, without restrictions or simplifications; looking at ends and purposes, not merely at methods and means. He discusses early years education, the sociology and psychology of education as well as education in adolescence and adult education. Well-known... more...

  • Buber and Educationby W. John Morgan; Alexandre Guilherme

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 145.00

    Martin Buber (1878-1965) is considered one of the 20th century?s greatest thinkers and his contributions to philosophy, theology and education are testimony to this. His thought is founded on the idea that people are capable of two kinds of relations, namely I-Thou and I-It , emphasising the centrality of dialogue in all spheres of human life.... more...