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