Educational Philosophy and Theory

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  • Trust and Schooling book cover

    Trust and Schooling

    1st Edition

    Edited by Bruce Haynes

    Unlike many current approaches, this book looks at trust relations in order to understand schooling and other social practices. Trust relations include both what an individual is prepared to trust in the circumstances, and what a competent practitioner in an evolving tradition should trust. It is…

    Hardback – 2020-03-09 
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  • Cultivation of Self in East Asian Philosophy of Education book cover

    Cultivation of Self in East Asian Philosophy of Education

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ruyu Hung

    This book provides exciting and significant inquiries into the cultivation of self in East Asian philosophy of education. The contributors to this volume are from different countries or areas in the world, but all share the same interest in exploring what it means to be human and how to cultivate…

    Hardback – 2019-11-12
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  • Measuring Up in Education: Philosophical Explorations for Justice and Democracy Within and Beyond Cultures of Measurement in Educational Systems book cover

    Measuring Up in Education

    Philosophical Explorations for Justice and Democracy Within and Beyond Cultures of Measurement in Educational Systems, 1st Edition

    Edited by Steven A. Stolz, R. Scott Webster

    Cultures of measurement are often considered to dominate educational practices, to the degree that, as Biesta (2010) has identified in Good Education in an Age of Measurement we no longer measure what we value, but rather we have become conditioned to value what is measured. A clear…

    Hardback – 2019-10-08
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  • Asian Perspectives on Education for Sustainable Development book cover

    Asian Perspectives on Education for Sustainable Development

    1st Edition

    Edited by Liz Jackson

    This book critically considers what various Asian philosophies can contribute to a more substantive discourse on sustainability education and educational philosophy. The contributors examine how ‘east’ and ‘west’ interact in educational philosophy and practice in Asian contexts. As a collection,…

    Hardback – 2019-10-08
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  • Activating Aesthetics book cover

    Activating Aesthetics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Elizabeth M. Grierson

    Activating Aesthetics addresses questions of aesthetics in various fields of education, with the aim of investigating a way of revealing how aesthetics may activate an engaged, responsive and poetic pedagogy. The writers in this collection enliven different ways of thinking about aesthetics,…

    Paperback – 2019-03-22
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  • The Dilemma of Western Philosophy book cover

    The Dilemma of Western Philosophy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Michael A. Peters, Carl Mika

    This edited collection takes a multifaceted approach to the various limitations and achievements of Western philosophy. Considered on its own, Western philosophy is a highly contentious name. The contributors question its validity as a label and take to task its grand appearance within education.…

    Paperback – 2019-02-14
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  • Educational Philosophy and New French Thought book cover

    Educational Philosophy and New French Thought

    1st Edition

    Edited by David R. Cole, Joff P.N. Bradley

    Contemporary French philosophy perhaps reached a high point during the 1970s with the likes of Gilles Deleuze, Michel Foucault and Jacques Derrida. Since that time, thinkers such as Francois Laruelle, Bernard Stiegler, Quentin Meillassoux and Catherine Malabou have continued on in this strong…

    Paperback – 2019-02-14
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  • Philosophy and Pedagogy of Early Childhood book cover

    Philosophy and Pedagogy of Early Childhood

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sandy Farquhar, E. Jayne White

    In recent years, new discourses have emerged to inform the philosophy and pedagogy of early childhood. This collection brings together contributions from leading scholars in early childhood education, and each chapter engages with the critical task of reformulating early childhood education and the…

    Paperback – 2018-09-18
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  • A Kaleidoscopic View of Chinese Philosophy of Education book cover

    A Kaleidoscopic View of Chinese Philosophy of Education

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ruyu Hung

    This book breaks the stereotype that links Chinese philosophy solely to Confucianism, instead providing a kaleidoscopic view of Chinese philosophy of education. The contributors explore a variety of issues, including the journey of modernisation (or Westernisation) of China’s education between the&…

    Hardback – 2018-06-05
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  • John Dewey's Democracy and Education in an Era of Globalization book cover

    John Dewey's Democracy and Education in an Era of Globalization

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mordechai Gordon, Andrea R. English

    2016 marked the hundred-year anniversary of John Dewey’s seminal work Democracy and Education. This centennial presented philosophers and educators with an opportunity to reexamine and evaluate its impact on various aspects of education in democratic societies. This volume brings together some of…

    Hardback – 2018-05-15
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  • The Confucian Concept of Learning: Revisited for East Asian Humanistic Pedagogies book cover

    The Confucian Concept of Learning

    Revisited for East Asian Humanistic Pedagogies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Duck-Joo Kwak, Morimichi Kato, Ruyu Hung

    What does the Confucian heritage mean to modern East Asian education today? Is it invalid and outdated, or an irreplaceable cultural resource for an alternative approach to education? And to what extent can we recover the humanistic elements of the Confucian tradition of education for use in world…

    Hardback – 2018-05-09
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  • Levinas and the Philosophy of Education book cover

    Levinas and the Philosophy of Education

    1st Edition

    Edited by Guoping Zhao

    Delving into Levinas’s ideas in nuanced and sophisticated ways, this book innovatively blends and juxtaposes Levinas with other thinkers, perspectives, and fields of thinking. Some contributions are traditional, but superbly analyzed and argued renderings of his thought, and they contrast with more…

    Hardback – 2018-05-01
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  • New Directions in Educational Leadership Theory book cover

    New Directions in Educational Leadership Theory

    1st Edition

    Edited by Scott Eacott, Colin Evers

    Educational leadership has a rich history of epistemological debate. From the ‘Theory Movement’ of the 1950-1960s, through to Greenfield’s critique of logical empiricism in the 1970s, the emergence of Bates’ and Foster’s Critical Theory of educational administration in the 1980s, and Evers’ and…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12
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  • Philosophy in Schools book cover

    Philosophy in Schools

    1st Edition

    Edited by Felicity Haynes

    In 1972, Matthew Lipman founded the Institute of Advancement for Philosophy for Children (IAPC), producing a series of novels and teaching manuals promoting philosophical inquiry at all levels of schooling. The programme consisted of stories about children discussing traditional topics of ethics,…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12
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  • Expertise, Pedagogy and Practice book cover

    Expertise, Pedagogy and Practice

    1st Edition

    Edited by David Simpson, David Beckett

    Expertise, Pedagogy and Practice takes as its focus recent work on situated and embodied cognition, the concepts of expertise, skill and practice, and contemporary pedagogical theory. This work has made important steps towards overcoming traditional intellectualist and individualist models of…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12
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  • Shifting Focus: Strangers and Strangeness in Literature and Education book cover

    Shifting Focus

    Strangers and Strangeness in Literature and Education, 1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Roberts

    There is a long history of interest in ‘strangers’ and ‘strangeness’ in the West. Literature lends itself particularly well to an exploration of the strange in its richly varied forms, having often contained portraits of outsiders. These portraits depict people who are strange in their unusual…

    Paperback – 2017-05-31
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  • Education, Ethics and Existence: Camus and the Human Condition book cover

    Education, Ethics and Existence

    Camus and the Human Condition, 1st Edition

    By Peter Roberts, Andrew Gibbons, Richard Heraud

    Best known today for his novels, plays and short stories, but also an accomplished essayist, editor and journalist, Albert Camus was one of the most influential literary figures of the 20th century. He has gained widespread recognition for works such as The Stranger, Caligula, The Plague and Exile…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
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