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- De Gruyter 2009; US$ 280.00
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... more...
- De Gruyter 2012; US$ 252.00
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... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2013; US$ 74.99
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...
- 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...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 110.00
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...
- SensePublishers 2014; US$ 49.99
This qualitative journey explores how literature informs and challenges my under¬standing of teaching and learning. Insights, questions, and conflicts are revealed through a series of essays in which my evolving teacher identity is illuminated through literature and imagination. Hopefully reading this portrayal of literature, which has been a source... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 54.95
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...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2000; US$ 45.99
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...
- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 238.00
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... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 54.95
David E. Cooper elucidates Nietzsche's educational views in detail, in a form that will be of value to educationalists as well as philosophers. In this title, first published in 1983, he shows how these views relate to the rest of Nietzsche's work, and to modern European and Anglo-Saxon philosophical concerns. For Nietzsche, the purpose of true... more...