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- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 48.95
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...
- R&L Education 2013; US$ 23.99
Learning Through Dialogue offers an alternative approach to teaching and learning, which utilizes Martin Buber?s dialogical principles: turning toward, addressing affirmatively, listening attentively, and responding responsibly. The book first presents Buber?s educational theory and method and second presents specific examples of how Buber?s dialogical... more...
- The Text Publishing Company 2013; US$ 19.99
Melissa Lucashenko's 'Sinking Below Sight: Down and out in Brisbane and Logan', detailing urban poverty in the area known as the 'Black Belt' won the 2013 Walkley Award for a long feature. Griffith REVIEW's tenth anniversary edition features Australia's best writers tackling the underlying forces that will shape the next decade: sustainability,... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2004; US$ 31.99
The Montessori Method: The Origins of an Educational Innovation: Including an Abridged and Annotated Edition of Maria Montessori's The Montessori Method creates the context in which Maria Montessori developed her philosophy of early childhood education. It examines how a determined young woman overcame the obstacles that blocked the educational and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 33.95
Vygotsky?s legacy in education is enduring and prolific, influencing educational research and scholarship in areas as far ranging child development, language and literacy development, bilingual education, and learning disabilities to name but a few. In this accessible, introductory volume, renowned Vygtosky authority Luis C. Moll presents a summary... more...
- Southern Illinois University Press 2010; US$ 45.00
John Dewey was one of the most prominent philosophers and educational thinkers of the twentieth century, and his influence on modern education continues today. In Teachers, Leaders, and Schools: Essays by John Dewey, educators Douglas J. Simpson and Sam F. Stack Jr. have gathered some of Dewey’s most user-friendly and insightful essays... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 145.00
Martin Buber (1878-1965) is considered one of the 20th century?s greatest thinkers and his contributions to philosophy, theology and education are testimony to this. His thought is founded on the idea that people are capable of two kinds of relations, namely I-Thou and I-It , emphasising the centrality of dialogue in all spheres of human life.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 145.00
Robin Barrow has been one of the leading philosophers of education for more than forty years. This book is a critical but appreciative examination of his work by some of the leading philosophers of education at work today, with responses from Professor Barrow. It will focus on his work on curriculum, the analytic tradition in philosophy, education... more...