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  • Introducing Freireby Sandra Smidt

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    The famous Brazilian educator Paulo Freire has influenced educators, teachers and students in a broad tapestry of contexts and countries, as he challenged conventional thinking on how teachers ought to teach and learners ought to learn. By making his ideas accessible and relevant, this insightful and thought-provoking text draws out the relevance... more...

  • Thomas Jefferson's Philosophy of Educationby M. Andrew Holowchak

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Thomas Jefferson had a profoundly advanced educational vision that went hand in hand with his political philosophy - each of which served the goal of human flourishing. His republicanism marked a break with the conservatism of traditional non-representative governments, characterized by birth and wealth and in neglect of the wants and needs of the... more...

  • Education, Philosophy and Well-beingby Judith Suissa; Carrie Winstanley; Roger Marples

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    John White is one of the leading philosophers of education currently working in the Anglophone world. Since first joining the London Institute of Education in 1965, he has made significant contributions to the landscape of the discipline through his teaching, research and numerous publications. His academic work encompasses a broad range of rich philosophical... more...

  • Edusemioticsby Andrew Stables; Inna Semetsky

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Edusemiotics addresses an emerging field of inquiry, educational semiotics, as a philosophy of and for education. Using "sign" as a unit of analysis, educational semiotics amalgamates philosophy, educational theory and semiotics. Edusemiotics draws on the intellectual legacy of such philosophers as John Dewey, Charles Sanders Peirce, Gilles Deleuze... more...

  • Between Truth and Freedomby Kenneth Wain

    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...

  • Philosophy of Education and the Curriculumby Keith Dixon

    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...

  • Hegemony and Education Under Neoliberalismby Peter Mayo

    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...

  • Epistemologische Überzeugungen von Erzieherinnen und Erziehernby Magdalena Plöger-Werner

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2015; US$ 46.55

    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...

  • Pedagogic Rights and Democratic Educationby Philippe Vitale; Beryl Exley

    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...

  • Ethics and Education (Routledge Revivals)by R. S. Peters

    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...