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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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 1814-Juli 1817by Rebekka Horlacher; Daniel Tröhler

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 224.00

    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...

  • 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...

  • Die Kölner Universität im Mittelalterby Albert Zimmermann; Gudrun Vuillemin-Diem

    De Gruyter 1989; US$ 349.00

    Die Kölner Universität Im Mittelalter: Giettige Wurzeln Und Soziale Wirklichkeit (Miscellanea Mediaevalia) more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    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$ 54.95

    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...

  • 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 Peaceby 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...