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  • Rancire, Public Education and the Taming of Democracyby Maarten Simons; Jan Masschelein

    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...

  • Arendt-Handbuchby Wolfgang Heuer; Bernd Heiter; Stefanie Rosenmüller

    J.B. Metzler'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH 2011; US$ 69.58

    Hauptbeschreibung Einflussreiche Denkerin des 20. Jahrhunderts. Das Handbuch erklärt die philosophischen, politischen und literarischen Kontexte, die Hannah Arendts Denken geprägt haben. Es präsentiert neben Informationen zur Biografie und den zeitgenössischen Bezügen alle wichtigen Werke und gibt Hinweise zu deren internationaler Rezeption in vielen... more...

  • 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...

  • 1814-Juli 1817by Rebekka Horlacher; Daniel Tröhler

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 210.00

    This new volume of letters to Pestalozzi covers the period between 1814 andJuly 1817. It thus encompasses the fall of Napoleon, the Congress of Vienna, and the great European economic crisis of 1816?17. This crisis adversely affected Pestalozzi?s Institute, already suffering from a reduction in enrollment because of public feuding among its employees.... more...

  • In the Mirror of the Pastby Ivan Illich

    Marion Boyars 1991; US$ 17.49

    During the 1980s Ivan Illich added another dimension to his thought through the study of Medieval history. In the current volume he aims to demonstrate the extent to which the groundwork for the institutions that characterize our world today was laid in the twelfth century. The topics with which Illich engages center on health, housing, schooling,... more...

  • Education and the Significance of Lifeby Jiddu Krishnamurti

    HarperCollins 2010; Not Available

    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 Logic of Education (RLE Edu K)by Paul H Hirst; R S Peters

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 110.00

    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...

  • Plato and Education (RLE Edu K)by Robin Barrow

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 48.95

    This introduction to Plato?s philosophical and educational thought examines Plato?s views and relates them to issues and questions that occupy philosophers of education. Robin Barrow stresses the relevance of Plato today, while introducing the student both to Plato?s philosophy and to contemporary educational debate. In the first part of the... more...

  • Theory & Practice in Education (RLE Edu K)by R F Dearden

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 110.00

    The main concern of the volume is the relation of theory to practice in education but the book also reviews the state of educational theory, and its relation to politics. Beginning with a group of papers on specific areas of the relation between theory and practice, the book goes on to discuss aspects of the curriculum, such as curricular principles... more...

  • Education as a Social Factor (RLE Edu L Sociology of Education)by Leonard M Jacks

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 125.00

    This volume presents a short survey of education at the beginning of the twentieth century. It considered the main educational agencies of that time, the home, the Church, the school and the university and the role to be played by each in preparing the citizens of the future. The author maintains that religion and education are intimately connected... more...