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Routledge Revivals: R. S. Peters on Education and Ethics


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R. S. Peters on Education and Ethics reissues seven titles from Peters' life's work. Taking an interdisciplinary approach, the books are concerned with the philosophy of education and ethics. Topics include moral education and learning, authority and responsibility, psychology and ethical development and ideas on motivation amongst others. The books discuss more traditional theories and philosophical thinkers as well as exploring later ideas in a way which makes the subjects they discuss still relevant today.

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Ethics and Education (REV) RPD

Ethics and Education (REV) RPD

1st Edition

Forthcoming

By R. S. Peters
February 01, 2021

First published in 1966, this book was written to serve as an introductory textbook in the philosophy of education, focusing on ethics and social philosophy. It presents a distinctive point of view both about education and ethical theory and arrived at a time when education was a matter of great ...

Authority, Responsibility and Education (REV) RPD

Authority, Responsibility and Education (REV) RPD

1st Edition

By R. S. Peters
October 12, 2020

First published in 1959, Authority, Responsibility and Education focuses on the philosophy of education and is concerned with the question of moral education. It was originally based on talks delivered mainly on the Home Service and Third Programme of the BBC between April 1956 and January 1959 but...

Essays on Educators (REV) RPD

Essays on Educators (REV) RPD

1st Edition

By R. S. Peters
October 12, 2020

First published in 1981, Essays on Educators is a collection of essays on a variety of themes relating to Great Educators. The book is not only an exposition of the thought of these educators but a collection of critical essays in which their writings are used selectively to raise problems of ...

Psychology and Ethical Development (REV) RPD A Collection of Articles on Psychological Theories, Ethical Development and Human Understanding

Psychology and Ethical Development (REV) RPD: A Collection of Articles on Psychological Theories, Ethical Development and Human Understanding

1st Edition

By R. S. Peters
October 12, 2020

First published in 1974, this book presents a coherent collection of major articles by Richard Stanley Peters. It displays his work on psychology and philosophy, with special attention given to the areas of ethical development and human understanding. The book is split into four parts. The first ...

Reason and Compassion (REV) RPD The Lindsay Memorial Lectures Delivered at the University of Keele, February-March 1971 and The Swarthmore Lecture Delivered to the Society of Friends 1972 by Richard S. Peters

Reason and Compassion (REV) RPD: The Lindsay Memorial Lectures Delivered at the University of Keele, February-March 1971 and The Swarthmore Lecture Delivered to the Society of Friends 1972 by Richard S. Peters

1st Edition

By R. S. Peters
October 12, 2020

First published in 1973, Reason and Compassion showcases a collection of lectures by Professor Richard S. Peters concerned primarily with the moral position, based on compassion and on the use of reason, which is critical to code-encased moralities. He reacts to the idea that whilst many people are...

The Concept of Motivation (REV) RPD

The Concept of Motivation (REV) RPD

1st Edition

By R. S. Peters
October 12, 2020

First published in 1958 with a second edition in 1969, The Concept of Motivation looks philosophically and psychologically at the idea of motivation in order to explain human behaviour. Chapters cover types of explanation in psychological theories, motives and motivations, a look at Freud’s theory,...

The Role of the Head (REV) RPD

The Role of the Head (REV) RPD

1st Edition

By R. S. Peters
October 12, 2020

First published in 1967, this book looks at what the role of a headteacher should be, challenging the traditional views of the head and the authoritarian structure of schools. Contributors explore new concepts of the head’s role in school and authors include both theorists and headteachers coming ...

R. S. Peters on Education and Ethics

R. S. Peters on Education and Ethics

1st Edition

By R. S. Peters
February 09, 2015

R. S. Peters on Education and Ethics reissues seven titles from Peters' life's work. Taking an interdisciplinary approach, the books are concerned with the philosophy of education and ethics. Topics include moral education and learning, authority and responsibility, psychology and ethical ...

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