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  • Marcuse's Challenge to Educationby Douglas Kellner

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2009; US$ 79.99

    Marcuse?s Challenge to Education, a collection of unpublished lecture notes by the thinker himself as well as essays by scholars who have explicated his theories, examines Herbert Marcuse?s ground-breaking critique of education as well as his own pedagogical alternatives. Edited by Douglas Kellner, this compilation provides an overview of the various... more...

  • In Praise of the Cognitive Emotions (Routledge Revivals)by Israel Scheffler

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 54.95

    First published in 1991, In Praise of Cognitive Emotions comprises fourteen of Scheffler's most recent essays ? all of which challenge contemporary notions of education and rationality. While defending the ideal of rationality, he insists that rationality not be identified with a mental faculty or a mechanism of inference but taken rather as the capactity... more...

  • Education and the Significance of Lifeby Jiddu Krishnamurti

    HarperCollins 2010; US$ 10.49

    The teacher probes the Western problems of conformity and loss of personal values while offering a fresh approach to self-understanding and the meaning of personal freedom and mature love. more...

  • The Adventure of Educationby Adam C. Scarfe

    Editions Rodopi 2009; US$ 65.80

    This book on process-relational philosophy of education suggests that the notion of Adventure is foundational for the advancement of knowledge. Learning, teaching, and research are best conceived as rhythmic and relational processes, involving curiosity, imagination, valuation, creativity, and self-realization. Thus construed, contemporary educational... more...

  • Montessori Methodby Maria Montessori

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 16.95

    This book is Montessori's own exposition of the theory behind her innovative educational techniques. She shows parents, teachers and administrators how to "free a child to learn through his own efforts". From the Trade Paperback edition. more...

  • Thinking Education Through Alain Badiouby Kent den Heyer

    Wiley 2011; US$ 39.95 US$ 34.62

    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... more...

  • The Language of Educationby Israel Scheffler

    Charles C Thomas 1978; US$ 35.95


  • Developing Early Childhood Servicesby Peter Baldock

    McGraw-Hill Education 2011; US$ 44.00

    This book help readers to understand how early years services have been transformed and to evaluate that process and to prepare for the future. more...

  • Montessori: A Modern Approachby Paula Polk Lillard

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 14.95

    Montessori: A Modern Approach has been called the single best book for anyone -- educator, childcare professional, and especially parent -- seeking answers to the questions: What is the Montessori method? Are its revolutionary ideas about early childhood education relevant to today's world? And most important, especially for today's dual-career couples.... more...

  • Understanding Teaching and Learningby T. Brian Mooney

    Andrews UK 2011; US$ 20.99

    Generous selections from these four seminal texts on the theory and practice of education have never before appeared together in a single volume. The Introductions that precede the texts provide brief biographical sketches of each author, situating him within his broader historical, cultural and intellectual context. The editors also provide a brief... more...