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

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 280.00

    Der erste Band der Briefe an Pestalozzi enthält 713 Briefe zwischen 1764 und 1804 von illustren Korrespondenzpartnern wie Karl Viktor von Bonstetten, Philipp Emanuel von Fellenberg, Hans Caspar Hirzel, Isaak Iselin, Johann Caspar Lavater, Anna Schulthess und weiteren 170 zum Teil unbekannt gebliebenen Schreibern. Die Briefe zeigen Pestalozzis... more...

  • 1814-Juli 1817by Rebekka Horlacher; Daniel Tröhler

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 252.00

    Der neue Band der Briefe an Pestalozzi umfasst die Zeit zwischen 1814 und Juli 1817 und damit das Ende Napoleons, den Wiener Kongress sowie die grosse europäische Wirtschaftskrise der Jahre 1816/17. Letztere wirkte sich ökonomisch nachteilig auf Pestalozzis Anstalt aus, die aufgrund der öffentlichen Fehden der Mitarbeiter ohnehin einen... more...

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

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2013; US$ 72.00

    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$ 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...

  • Anecdotes and Afterthoughts: Literature as a Teacher’s Curriculumby Edward Podsiadlik III

    SensePublishers 2014; US$ 41.37

    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...

  • Antonio Gramsci (Routledge Revivals)by Harold Entwistle

    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...

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

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2000; US$ 45.00

    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$ 238.00

    Der fünfte Band der Briefe an Pestalozzi umfasst die Zeit von August 1817 bis 1820 und damit eine Zeit mit grassierender Armut sowie die Jahre des Durchbruchs der Restauration vor allem in Preussen. Diese Ereignisse prägten auch die Korrespondenz Pestalozzis. Überdeckt wurde die Krise durch die zahlreich eingehenden Briefe zur erfolgreichen... more...

  • Authenticity and Learningby David Cooper

    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...