This book, first published in 1987, provides a rigorous philosophical analysis of lifelong education. The author presents his arguments simply and directly so that the book is accessible to students who are new to philosophy and adult education.
Introduction; 1. The Philosophical Paradigm 2. Lifelong Education 3. Humanism 4. Humanism in Current Educational Theory and Lifelong Education 5. Lifelong Education and Liberal Philosophy of Education 6. Lifelong Education and John Dewey 7. The Learning Society; Postscript; Bibliography and Further Reading; Name Index; Subject Index
This set of 21 volumes, originally published between 1955 and 1997, amalgamates several topics on the philosophy of education, with a particular focus on religious education, curriculum studies, and critical thinking. This collection of books from some of the leading scholars in the field provides a comprehensive overview of the subject and will be of particular interest to students of philosophy, education and those undertaking teaching qualifications.