In this book, first published in 1988, the author integrates relevant ideas from philosophy, psychology, sociology, economics and political science to provide a comprehensive analysis of the problem of education for thinking. Professor Schrag takes account of the classroom as well as the larger society, and includes practical recommendations for creating new settings designed to enhance students’ thoughtfulness.
Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1. What is thinking? 2. The educational significance of cognitive psychology 3. Contexts for developing thoughtfulness 4. Thinking in society; Conclusion; Notes; Bibliography; 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.