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  • Experiencing Deweyby Donna Adair Breault; Rick Breault

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 39.95

    Experiencing Dewey: Insights for Today?s Classroom offers an inspiring introduction to one of the most seminal figures in the field of education. In this collection of essays, contemporary authors consider their favorite quotations from John Dewey?s bountiful works and share how Dewey has impacted their teaching practices. Responses are organized... more...

  • Heidegger, Education, and Modernityby Michael A. Peters; Valerie Allen; Ares D. Axiotis; Michael Bonnett; David E. Cooper; Patrick Fitzsimons; Ilan Gur-Ze'ev; Padraig Hogan; F Ruth Irwin; Bert Lambeir; Paul Smeyers; Paul Standish; Iain Thomson

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2002; US$ 43.99

    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...

  • An Encouragement of Learningby Yukichi Fukuzawa; David A. Dilworth; Shunsaku Nishikawa

    Columbia University Press 2013; US$ 59.99

    The intellectual and social theorist Yukichi Fukuzawa wrote An Encouragement of Learning (1872–1876) as a series of pamphlets as he completed his critical masterpiece, An Outline of a Theory of Civilization (1875). Closely linked, the two texts illustrate the core tenets of Fukuzawa?s theoretical outlook: freedom and equality as inherent to human... more...

  • Introducing Vygotskyby Sandra Smidt

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 39.95

    Sandra Smidt takes the reader on a journey through the key concepts of Lev Vygotsky, one of the twentieth century?s most influential theorists in the field of early education. His ground-breaking principles of early learning and teaching are unpicked here using every-day language, and critical links between his fascinating ideas are revealed. Introducing... more...

  • Introducing Freireby Sandra Smidt

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    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...

  • Thomas Jefferson's Philosophy of Educationby M. Andrew Holowchak

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    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...

  • Education, Philosophy and Well-beingby Judith Suissa; Carrie Winstanley; Roger Marples

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    John White is one of the leading philosophers of education currently working in the Anglophone world. Since first joining the London Institute of Education in 1965, he has made significant contributions to the landscape of the discipline through his teaching, research and numerous publications. His academic work encompasses a broad range of rich philosophical... more...

  • Edusemioticsby Andrew Stables; Inna Semetsky

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Edusemiotics addresses an emerging field of inquiry, educational semiotics, as a philosophy of and for education. Using "sign" as a unit of analysis, educational semiotics amalgamates philosophy, educational theory and semiotics. Edusemiotics draws on the intellectual legacy of such philosophers as John Dewey, Charles Sanders Peirce, Gilles Deleuze... more...

  • Between Truth and Freedomby Kenneth Wain

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    This book engages in a broad reading of Rousseau?s writings on educational and political thought in order to explore and address the competing demands of the enculturation and individuation of the young in Western societies. Although Rousseau?s Emile has been frequently utilised in educational debate, much of his other work has been largely neglected,... more...

  • Philosophy of Education and the Curriculumby Keith Dixon

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 72.95

    Philosophy of Education and the Curriculum is a six-chapter book that first elucidates the forms of knowledge argument and religious education. Subsequent chapters detail the mathematics, natural science, and history forms of knowledge. Moral philosophy and moral education are then explained. The last chapter provides an explanation of learning. more...