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Bernard Stiegler and the Philosophy of Education

Bernard Stiegler and the Philosophy of Education

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Edited By Joff P.N. Bradley, David Kennedy
March 09, 2021

This book is the first of its kind to critically examine the philosophy of Bernard Stiegler from the perspective of the philosophy of education. The editors of this book firmly believe that in the coming years Stiegler’s philosophy will assume increasing importance and influence in both digital ...

Trust and Schooling

Trust and Schooling

1st Edition

Edited By Bruce Haynes
March 03, 2020

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 ...

What Comes After Postmodernism in Educational Theory?

What Comes After Postmodernism in Educational Theory?

1st Edition

Edited By Michael A. Peters, Marek Tesar, Liz Jackson, Tina Besley
March 10, 2020

Marking the fiftieth anniversary of the Educational Philosophy and Theory journal, this book brings together the work of over 200 international scholars, who seek to address the question: ‘What happened to postmodernism in educational theory after its alleged demise?’. Declarations of the ...

Asian Perspectives on Education for Sustainable Development

Asian Perspectives on Education for Sustainable Development

1st Edition

Edited By Liz Jackson
October 08, 2019

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, ...

Cultivation of Self in East Asian Philosophy of Education

Cultivation of Self in East Asian Philosophy of Education

1st Edition

Edited By Ruyu Hung
November 12, 2019

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 ...

Educational Ills and the (Im)possibility of Utopia

Educational Ills and the (Im)possibility of Utopia

1st Edition

Edited By Joff Bradley
February 12, 2020

As a bold provocation to reimagine what the philosophy of education might mean in the 21st century, this book responds to the exhaustion of present theoretical models and indeed the degradation of fabulative thought in its current prospectus. The contributors, from Asia, the Americas, and Europe, ...

Measuring Up in Education Philosophical Explorations for Justice and Democracy Within and Beyond Cultures of Measurement in Educational Systems

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
October 08, 2019

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 ...

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

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

1st Edition

Edited By Mordechai Gordon, Andrea R. English
May 12, 2020

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 ...

Levinas and the Philosophy of Education

Levinas and the Philosophy of Education

1st Edition

Edited By Guoping Zhao
May 12, 2020

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...

The Confucian Concept of Learning Revisited for East Asian Humanistic Pedagogies

The Confucian Concept of Learning: Revisited for East Asian Humanistic Pedagogies

1st Edition

Edited By Duck-Joo Kwak, Morimichi Kato, Ruyu Hung
May 12, 2020

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 ...

A Kaleidoscopic View of Chinese Philosophy of Education

A Kaleidoscopic View of Chinese Philosophy of Education

1st Edition

Edited By Ruyu Hung
June 05, 2018

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&...

Activating Aesthetics

Activating Aesthetics

1st Edition

Edited By Elizabeth M. Grierson
March 22, 2019

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, ...

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