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  • An Essay Towards A Philosophy of Educationby Charlotte M Mason

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 48.95

    This was the last and most important and comprehensive work of Charlotte Mason, (founder of the Parents? National Educational Union). For more than half a century the practical results of her original thought on education could be seen in all parts of the world in the Charlotte Mason Method and the Parents? Union Schools. more...

  • Education (RLE Edu K)by Herbert Phillipson

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 110.00

    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$ 110.00

    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...

  • The Dark Places of Education (RLE Edu K)by Willi Schohaus

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 48.95

    The book is divided into two parts. The first forms a survey of the inadequacies of the Swiss school system in the early twentieth century (but the issues it discusses were universal ones which were just as prevalent in the English school system of that time). The second part of the book is a collection of testimonies from former pupils on the worst... more...

  • The Global Reception of John Dewey's Thoughtby Rosa Bruno-Jofré; Jürgen Schriewer

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 44.95

    This volume explores the reception of John Dewey?s ideas in various historical and geographical settings such as Japan, China, Argentina, Mexico, Chile, Spain, Russia, and Germany, analyzing how and why Dewey?s thought was interpreted in various ways according to mediating local discursive and ideological configurations and formations. more...

  • A Modern Philosophy of Educationby Godfrey Thomson

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 48.95

    ?Philosophy? in the context of this book means that the author is looking at education as a whole, without restrictions or simplifications; looking at ends and purposes, not merely at methods and means. He discusses early years education, the sociology and psychology of education as well as education in adolescence and adult education. Well-known... 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...

  • Erziehung und Bildung von Kleinkindern: Historische Entwicklungen und elementarpädagogische Handlungskonzepteby Katharina Lorber

    Diplomica Verlag 2012; US$ 29.16

    Hauptbeschreibung Bis 2013 sollen für 30% der Kinder in den ersten drei Lebensjahren in Deutschland Betreuungsplätze geschaffen werden. Diese Forderung spiegelt gesellschaftliche und kulturelle Veränderungen im Denken und Handeln wider, die sich aus den unterschiedlichen Bereichen der Gesellschaft ergeben. Auf der einen Seite stehen private Entscheidungen... more...