The philosophy of education is enjoying a resurgence of interest internationally, in line with the growing attention worldwide to education's seminal importance in shaping societies, economies and people's lives. This series brings together some of the leading experts from around the world, and provides an outlet for the very latest cutting-edge research.
Please send inquiries or proposals for this series to one of the following:
Emilie Coin: [email protected] – Editor, UK, Europe, Africa, and the Middle East
Elsbeth Wright: [email protected] – Editor, North & South America
Vilija Stephens: [email protected] – Editor, Australia & New Zealand
Katie Peace: [email protected] – Publisher, Asia
Reading Plato's Dialogues to Enhance Learning and Inquiry Exploring Socrates' Use of Protreptic for Student Engagement
Self and Wisdom in Arts-Based Contemplative Inquiry in Education Narrative, Aesthetic and the Dialogical Presence of Thomas Merton
Virtues as Integral to Science Education Understanding the Intellectual, Moral, and Civic Value of Science and Scientific Inquiry
Confucian Philosophy for Contemporary Education
A Democratic Theory of Educational Accountability From Test-Based Assessment to Interpersonal Responsibility
The Importance of Philosophy in Teacher Education Mapping the Decline and its Consequences
December 30, 2020
This scholarly volume proposes protreptic as a radically new way of reading Plato’s dialogues leading to enhanced student engagement in learning and inquiry. Through analysis of Platonic dialogues including Crito, Euthyphro, Meno, and Republic, the text highlights Socrates’ ways of fostering and ...
Marleena Mustola, Maarit Alasuutari, Niina Rutanen
November 19, 2020
Exploring Materiality in Childhood explores the multiple ways that childhood and materiality are intertwined and assembled. Bringing together a diverse range of authors, this topical book makes a scholarly contribution to our understanding of the entanglements of materiality and childhoods in ...
November 09, 2020
By foregrounding a first-person perspective, this text enacts and explores self-reflection as a mode of inquiry in educational research and highlights the centrality of the individual researcher in the construction of knowledge. Engaging in particular with the work of Thomas Merton through a ...
Mark E. Jonas, Yoshiaki Nakazawa
October 01, 2020
Discussing Plato’s views on knowledge, recollection, dialogue, and epiphany, this ambitious volume offers a systematic analysis of the ways that Platonic approaches to education can help students navigate today’s increasingly complex moral environment. Though interest in Platonic education may ...
Wayne Melville, Donald Kerr
September 03, 2020
By investigating the re-emergence of intellectual, moral, and civic virtues in the practice and teaching of science, this text challenges the increasing professionalization of science; questions the view of scientific knowledge as objective; and highlights the relationship between democracy and ...
July 01, 2020
Most people would not associate Confucian philosophy with contemporary education. After all, the former is an ancient Chinese tradition, and the latter is a modern phenomenon. But this book shows otherwise, by explaining how millennia-old Confucian ideas and practices can inform, inspire and ...
February 17, 2020
This insightful text offers a detailed account of the historical development of educational accountability in the US public education system. In doing so, it diagnoses the unforeseen consequences arising from a centralized, technocratic implementation of the concept, and calls for a radical ...
Jack P. Cunningham, Steven Puttick
December 09, 2019
This book examines Robert Grosseteste’s often underrepresented ideas on education. It uniquely brings together academics from the fields of medieval history, modern science and contemporary education to shed new light on a fascinating medieval figure whose work has an enormous amount to offer ...
November 29, 2019
This book contributes to the theory and practice of Philosophy for Children (P4C), with a special emphasis on theoretical and practical issues confronting researchers and practitioners working in contexts that are strongly influenced by Confucian values and norms. It includes writings by prominent ...
Inna R. Semetsky
October 18, 2019
Semiotic Subjectivity in Education and Counseling demonstrates the importance of addressing the concept of the unconscious in learning. Exploring the innovative concept of edusemiotics, it challenges the received notion of learning as solely academic and linguistic, instead offering an ...
Andrew D. Colgan, Bruce Maxwell
September 04, 2019
The Importance of Philosophy in Teacher Education maps the gradual decline of philosophy as a central, integrated part of educational studies. Chapters consider how this decline has impacted teacher education and practice, offering new directions for the reintegration of philosophical thinking in ...
July 17, 2019
Exploring the predicates of education from theoretical, practical and historical perspectives, this book revalorizes the central role of the humanities in the ethical and aesthetic formation of the individual. This book considers timely questions of process and epistemology in today’s academy. It ...