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- 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...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 42.95
Based in a holistic exposition and appraisal of Gramsci?s writings that are of relevance to education in neoliberal times, this book--rather than simply applying Gramsci's theories to issues in education--argues that education constitutes the leitmotif of his entire oeuvre and lies at the heart of his conceptualization of the ancient Greek term hegemony... more...
- Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2015; US$ 20.80
Magdalena Plöger-Werner untersucht in dieser Studie die bereichsspezifischen (auf Naturwissenschaften und Frühpädagogik bezogenen) epistemologischen Überzeugungen von Erzieherinnen und Erziehern sowie ihre Überzeugungen zum Lernen von Kindern und zeigt den Zusammenhang zur naturwissenschaftsbezogenen und bereichsübergreifenden Gestaltung von Lernsituationen... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95
The basis of Bernstein?s sociology of education lays in is his theorisation of the different approaches to curriculum, pedagogy and assessment and the implications for pedagogic rights and social justice. This edited collection presents 15 empirical case studies and theoretical accounts from 22 international scholars who focus on the experiences of... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95
First published in 1966, this book was written to serve as an introductory textbook in the philosophy of education, focusing on ethics and social philosophy. It presents a distinctive point of view both about education and ethical theory and arrived at a time when education was a matter of great public concern. It looks at questions such as ?What... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95
First published in 1959, Authority, Responsibility and Education focuses on the philosophy of education and is concerned with the question of moral education. It was originally based on talks delivered mainly on the Home Service and Third Programme of the BBC between April 1956 and January 1959 but, due to its wide appeal and popularity, it was... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 35.95
Fifty Modern Thinkers on Education looks at fifty of the twentieth century's most significant contributors to the debate on education. Among those included are: * Pierre Bourdieu * Elliot Eisner * Hans J. Eysenck * Michel Focault * Henry Giroux * Jurgen Habermas * Susan Isaacs * A.S. Neill * Herbert Read * Simone Weill. Together with Fifty Major... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 69.95
Maxine Greene is the most important philosopher of education in the United States today. The author of Teacher as Stranger (1973), Landscapes of Learning (1978), Dialectic of Freedom (1988), and Releasing the Imagination (1995), Greene has influenced tens of thousands of teachers in North America as well as her colleagues in philosophy of education,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 51.95
Philosophers on Education offers us the most comprehensive available history of philosopher's views and impacts on the directions of education. As Amelie Rorty explains, in describing a history of education, we are essentially describing and gaining the clearest understanding of the issues that presently concern and divide us. The essays in this... more...