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  • 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...

  • Derrida and Educationby Gert J.J. Biesta; Denise Egéa-Kuehne

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 54.95

    Bringing together the work of international experts in the field, and two interviews with Derrida himself, this book provides a key to the reflections that Derrida's work has prompted on all aspects of educational studies. The contributors address fundamental educational issues from a Derridian perspective to demonstrate the relevance of his work in... more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 50.95

    In this edition, the authors draw on the latest research in genetics to argue that education is uniquely human and is essentially what develops us as humans. Resisting modern tendencies to equate knowledge with opinion, and value judgements with taste, this book leads the reader into the business of philosophising and champions the cause of reason... more...

  • Destroying the Republicby John Chodes

    Algora Publishing 2007; US$ 29.95

    Jabez Curry was an aristocratic Alabamian. In the ante-bellum South he had a distinguished career in both the Alabama Assembly and the United States Congress. He tirelessly advocated the principles of state sovereignty and limited Federal Governmental pow 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...

  • Antonio Gramsci (Routledge Revivals)by Harold Entwistle

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 54.95

    Antonio Gramsci is one of the few Marxist theoreticians to have considered the role and nature of education, yet paradoxically his revolutionary, political and social theory seems at odds with his conservative approach to the content and processes of schooling. This book, originally published in 1979, examines his educational, political and cultural... more...

  • On Educationby Bertrand Russell

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 31.95

    Russell outlines the transformative power of a progressive and thoughtful education - which for Russell takes the form of education in knowledge - with characteristic clarity and humour. more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 49.95

    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...

  • Democracy and Educationby John Dewey

    MobileReference.com 2010; US$ 3.99

    Democracy and Education: an introduction to the philosophy of education is a book written in 1916 by John Dewey. His recurrent and intertwining themes of education, democracy and communication are effectively summed up in the following excerpt from the first chapter, "Education as a Necessity of Life".— Excerpted from Wikipedia, the... more...

  • Education and the Significance of Lifeby Jiddu Krishnamurti

    HarperCollins 2010; US$ 11.99

    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...