1st Edition

Education in the Open Society - Karl Popper and Schooling

ISBN 9781138741393
Published November 6, 2019 by Routledge
242 Pages

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Book Description

This title was first published in 2000. Drawing on exclusive interviews with Karl Popper, this book provides the first comprehensive examination of the educational implications of his philosophy. Critically exploring key elements of Popper’s work, his theory of knowledge, psychology of learning and politics, Richard Bailey also extrapolates an approach to teaching and learning in schools and the wider community.

Table of Contents

Contents: Introduction; The educational roots of Popper’s philosophy; Critical fallibilism; Evolutionary epistemology; How do children learn?; Three worlds; The open society; Educative democracy; The critical curriculum - education for an open society; Bibliography; Index.

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Richard Bailey, 1994-98 - Lecturer, the Senior Lecturer in Education, Canterbury Christ Church University College, Kent. 1998-00 - Lecturer in Physical Education, University of Reading. 2000 - Reader in Childhood Studies, Leeds Metropolitan University. B.Ed (Hons) Education and Physical Education PhD - Philosophy of Education.