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  • 1764-1804by Sandra Aebersold; Carla Aubry; Luca Godenzi; Norbert Grube; Eva Schaffner

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 238.00

    The first volume of letters written to Pestalozzi contains 713 letters written between 1764 and 1804 by illustrious correspondents such as Karl Viktor von Bonstetten, Philipp Emanuel von Fellenberg, Hans Caspar Hirzel, Isaak Iselin, Johann Caspar Lavater, Anna Schulthess and 170 further writers, some of them unknown. The letters demonstrate Pestalozzi?s... more...

  • 1814-Juli 1817by Rebekka Horlacher; Daniel Tröhler

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 210.00

    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...

  • The Absorbent Mindby Maria Montessori

    Start Publishing LLC 2013; US$ 1.99

    The Absorbent Mind was Maria Montessori's most in-depth work on her educational theory, based on decades of scientific observation of children. Her view on children and their absorbent minds was a landmark departure from the educational model at the time. This book helped start a revolution in education. Since this book first appeared there have... more...

  • The Adaptive Schoolby Robert J. Garmston; Bruce M. Wellman

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2013; US$ 64.99

    Expanded and updated, this edition of one of the most popular resources for school change now comes with ancillary materials containing 150 facilitation strategies. Placing inquiry at the center of effective change, The Adaptive School gives readers the tools they need to bring about genuine school improvement and to learn to use and incorporate... more...

  • The Adventure of Educationby Adam C. Scarfe

    Editions Rodopi 2009; US$ 65.80

    This book on process-relational philosophy of education suggests that the notion of Adventure is foundational for the advancement of knowledge. Learning, teaching, and research are best conceived as rhythmic and relational processes, involving curiosity, imagination, valuation, creativity, and self-realization. Thus construed, contemporary educational... more...

  • Albert Schweitzer's Legacy for Educationby A. G. Rud

    Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 95.00

    This is the first book devoted to the study of the thought of Albert Schweitzer as it relates to educational theory and practice. Rud argues that Schweitzer's life and work offer inspiration and timely insights for both educational thought and practice in our new century. more...

  • Antonio Gramsci (Routledge Revivals)by Harold Entwistle

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 49.95

    Antonio Gramsci is one of the few Marxist theoreticians to have considered the role and nature of education, yet paradoxically his revolutionary, political and social theory seems at odds with his conservative approach to the content and processes of schooling. This book, originally published in 1979, examines his educational, political and cultural... more...

  • Arendt-Handbuchby Wolfgang Heuer; Bernd Heiter; Stefanie Rosenmüller

    J.B. Metzler'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH 2011; US$ 69.96

    Hauptbeschreibung Einflussreiche Denkerin des 20. Jahrhunderts. Das Handbuch erklärt die philosophischen, politischen und literarischen Kontexte, die Hannah Arendts Denken geprägt haben. Es präsentiert neben Informationen zur Biografie und den zeitgenössischen Bezügen alle wichtigen Werke und gibt Hinweise zu deren internationaler Rezeption in vielen... more...

  • Aristotle on the Necessity of Public Educationby Randall R. Curren

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2000; US$ 38.99

    Aristotle regarded law and education as the two fundamental and deeply interdependent tools of political art, making the use of education by the statesman a topic of the first importance in his practical philosophy. The present work develops the first comprehensive treatment of this neglected topic, and assesses the importance of Aristotle's defense... more...

  • August 1817-1820by Rebekka Horlacher; Daniel Tröhler

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 210.00

    The fifth volume of Letters to Pestalozzi includes the period from August 1817 to 1820, a time marked by extreme poverty but also by the emergence of the Restoration, especially in Prussia. These turbulent economic, political, and personal events are reflected in Pestalozzi?s correspondence. After many unsuccessful attempts, Pestalozzi was finally... more...