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The University as an Ethical Academy?

The University as an Ethical Academy?

1st Edition

Edited By Marek Tesar, Michael A. Peters, Liz Jackson
November 28, 2022

This book examines the importance, possibilities, and complexities of the university as an ethical academy. Universities may be seen as an evolving network of ethical systems that govern teaching, research, service, and administration. However, the university system is changing: adding new rules, ...

Talents and Distributive Justice

Talents and Distributive Justice

1st Edition

Edited By Mitja Sardoč
September 05, 2022

For much of its history, the notion of talent has been associated with the idea of ‘careers open to talent’. Its emancipatory promise of upward social mobility has ultimately radically transformed the distribution of advantaged social positions and has had a lasting influence on the very idea of ...

Education in Flux Studies on Time, Forms and Reform

Education in Flux: Studies on Time, Forms and Reform

1st Edition

Edited By Mathias Decuypere, Pieter Vanden Broeck
December 15, 2021

This book aims to gain a better grasp of how education, both inside and outside school, is shaped by our understanding of time. Over the last decennia, both education and policymaking have undergone radical changes, transcending them far beyond the historical limits of the modern nation-state where...

Bildung and Paideia Philosophical Models of Education

Bildung and Paideia: Philosophical Models of Education

1st Edition

Edited By Marie-Élise Zovko, John M. Dillon
December 29, 2020

Bildung and Paideia examines traditional humanistic ideals in light of philosophical reflection on the need for education of the whole human being. The study of what it is to be human is traditionally the task of the humanities. In recent years, however, the humanities have been increasingly ...

Bernard Stiegler and the Philosophy of Education

Bernard Stiegler and the Philosophy of Education

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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

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Edited By Bruce Haynes
February 28, 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 05, 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 14, 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 17, 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

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Edited By Steven 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 07, 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 ...

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