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Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education


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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

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Teaching Democracy in an Age of Uncertainty Place-Responsive Learning

Teaching Democracy in an Age of Uncertainty: Place-Responsive Learning

1st Edition

Forthcoming

By Gilbert Burgh, Simone Thornton
November 30, 2021

The strength of democracy lies in its ability to self-correct, to solve problems and adapt to new challenges. However, increased volatility, resulting from multiple crises on multiple fronts – humanitarian, financial, and environmental – is testing this ability. By offering a new framework for ...

The Contemporary Relevance of John Dewey’s Theories on Teaching and Learning Deweyan Perspectives on Standardization, Accountability, and Assessment in Education

The Contemporary Relevance of John Dewey’s Theories on Teaching and Learning: Deweyan Perspectives on Standardization, Accountability, and Assessment in Education

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Edited By JuliAnna Ávila, AG Rud, Leonard Waks, Emer Ring
November 05, 2021

Through expert analysis, this text proves that John Dewey’s views on efficiency in education are as relevant as ever. By exploring Deweyan theories of teaching and learning, the volume illustrates how they can aid educators in navigating the theoretical and practical implications of accountability,...

The Body, Embodiment, and Education An Interdisciplinary Approach

The Body, Embodiment, and Education: An Interdisciplinary Approach

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Edited By Steven A. Stolz
September 29, 2021

Notions of the body and embodiment have become prominent across a number of established discipline areas, like philosophy, sociology, and psychology. While there has been a paradigmatic shift towards this topic, there is a notable gap in the literature as it relates to education and educational ...

Education in an Age of Lies and Fake News Regaining a Love of Truth

Education in an Age of Lies and Fake News: Regaining a Love of Truth

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Edited By Jānis (John) Tālivaldis Ozoliņš
September 06, 2021

The ‘post-truth’ world in which we live has been beset by fake news, lies and a cavalier disregard for truth. If truth is neglected then an alternative is an appeal to the emotions in order to validate a particular position, which can quickly turn to the use of power to impose a particular view. ...

Reading Plato's Dialogues to Enhance Learning and Inquiry Exploring Socrates' Use of Protreptic for Student Engagement

Reading Plato's Dialogues to Enhance Learning and Inquiry: Exploring Socrates' Use of Protreptic for Student Engagement

1st Edition

By Mason Marshall
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 ...

Exploring Materiality in Childhood Body, Relations and Space

Exploring Materiality in Childhood: Body, Relations and Space

1st Edition

Edited By Maarit Alasuutari, Marleena Mustola, Niina Rutanen
November 25, 2020

Exploring Materiality in Childhood: Body, Relations and Space 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 ...

Self and Wisdom in Arts-Based Contemplative Inquiry in Education Narrative, Aesthetic and the Dialogical Presence of Thomas Merton

Self and Wisdom in Arts-Based Contemplative Inquiry in Education: Narrative, Aesthetic and the Dialogical Presence of Thomas Merton

1st Edition

By Giovanni Rossini
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 ...

A Platonic Theory of Moral Education Cultivating Virtue in Contemporary Democratic Classrooms

A Platonic Theory of Moral Education: Cultivating Virtue in Contemporary Democratic Classrooms

1st Edition

By 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 ...

Virtues as Integral to Science Education Understanding the Intellectual, Moral, and Civic Value of Science and Scientific Inquiry

Virtues as Integral to Science Education: Understanding the Intellectual, Moral, and Civic Value of Science and Scientific Inquiry

1st Edition

Edited By 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 ...

Confucian Philosophy for Contemporary Education

Confucian Philosophy for Contemporary Education

1st Edition

By Charlene Tan
June 15, 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 ...

A Democratic Theory of Educational Accountability From Test-Based Assessment to Interpersonal Responsibility

A Democratic Theory of Educational Accountability: From Test-Based Assessment to Interpersonal Responsibility

1st Edition

By Derek Gottlieb
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 ...

Robert Grosseteste and Theories of Education The Ordered Human

Robert Grosseteste and Theories of Education: The Ordered Human

1st Edition

Edited By 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 ...

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