Education: Philosophy of Education

  • Education for Wicked Problems and the Reconciliation of Opposites: A theory of bi-relational development book cover

    Education for Wicked Problems and the Reconciliation of Opposites

    A theory of bi-relational development, 1st Edition

    By Raoul J. Adam

    The recognition and reconciliation of ‘opposites’ lies at the heart of our most personal and global problems and is arguably one of the most neglected developmental tasks of Western education. Such problems are ‘wicked’ in the sense that they involve real-life decisions that have to be made in…

    Paperback – 2017-12-21
    Routledge

  • Political Pressures on Educational and Social Research: International perspectives book cover

    Political Pressures on Educational and Social Research

    International perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Karen Trimmer

     Political Pressures on Educational and Social Research draws upon a variety of theoretical and methodological approaches to consider the problems that can arise when research findings diverge from political directions for policy. Chapters explore the impacts this can have on the researchers,…

    Paperback – 2017-12-21
    Routledge

  • Teaching Character and Virtue in Schools book cover

    Teaching Character and Virtue in Schools

    1st Edition

    By James Arthur, Kristján Kristjánsson, Tom Harrison, Wouter Sanderse, Daniel Wright

    Teaching Character and Virtue in Schools addresses the contemporary issues of quantification and measurement in educational settings. The authors draw on the research of the Jubilee Centre at the University of Birmingham in order to investigate the concern that the conventional wisdom, sound…

    Paperback – 2017-12-21
    Routledge

  • Education, Ethics and Experience: Essays in honour of Richard Pring book cover

    Education, Ethics and Experience

    Essays in honour of Richard Pring, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Hand, Richard Davies

    Education, Ethics and Experience is a collection of original philosophical essays celebrating the work of one of the most influential philosophers of education of the last 40 years. Richard Pring’s substantial body of work has addressed topics ranging from curriculum integration to the…

    Paperback – 2017-12-18
    Routledge

  • A Theory of Moral Education book cover

    A Theory of Moral Education

    1st Edition

    By Michael Hand

    Children must be taught morality. They must be taught to recognise the authority of moral standards and to understand what makes them authoritative. But there’s a problem: the content and justification of morality are matters of reasonable disagreement among reasonable people. This makes it hard to…

    Paperback – 2017-11-20
    Routledge

  • Popper’s Approach to Education: A Cornerstone of Teaching and Learning book cover

    Popper’s Approach to Education

    A Cornerstone of Teaching and Learning, 1st Edition

    By Stephanie Chitpin

    Challenging the theory of induction in teacher education, this book proposes a knowledge-building framework based on the critical rationalism of philosopher of science, Karl Popper. The Objective Knowledge Growth Framework developed in this book is designed to be an effective critical analysis…

    Paperback – 2017-11-17
    Routledge
    Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education

  • Critical Feminism and Critical Education: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Teacher Education book cover

    Critical Feminism and Critical Education

    An Interdisciplinary Approach to Teacher Education, 1st Edition

    By Jennifer Gale De Saxe

    Challenging the current state of public education and teacher preparation, this book argues for a re-imagination of teacher education through a critical feminist and critical education perspective. Offering a rich discussion of the promise and pedagogy of self-reflexivity and testimonio, which…

    Paperback – 2017-11-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Teacher Education

  • Neuroscience and Education: A Philosophical Appraisal book cover

    Neuroscience and Education

    A Philosophical Appraisal, 1st Edition

    Edited by Clarence W. Joldersma

    This volume makes a philosophical contribution to the application of neuroscience in education. It frames neuroscience research in novel ways around educational conceptualizing and practices, while also taking a critical look at conceptual problems in neuroeducation and at the economic reasons…

    Paperback – 2017-11-17
    Routledge
    Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education

  • The Ecological University: A Feasible Utopia book cover

    The Ecological University

    A Feasible Utopia, 1st Edition

    By Ronald Barnett

    Universities continue to expand, bringing considerable debate about their purposes and relationship to the world. In The Ecological University, Ronald Barnett argues that universities are short of their potential and responsibilities in an ever-changing and challenging environment. This book…

    Paperback – 2017-10-31
    Routledge

  • Michel Foucault and Education Policy Analysis book cover

    Michel Foucault and Education Policy Analysis

    1st Edition

    Edited by Stephen J. Ball

    The work of Michel Foucault has become a major resource for educational researchers seeking to understand how education makes us what we are. In this book, a group of contributors explore how Foucault’s work is used in a variety of ways to explore the ‘hows’ and ‘whos’ of education policy – its…

    Paperback – 2017-10-26
    Routledge

  • Perspectives on Gratitude: An interdisciplinary approach book cover

    Perspectives on Gratitude

    An interdisciplinary approach, 1st Edition

    Edited by David Carr

    Psychologists, philosophers, theologians and educationalists have all lately explored various conceptual, moral, psychological and pedagogical dimensions of gratitude in a rapidly expanding academic and popular literature. However, while the distinguished contributors to this work hail from these…

    Paperback – 2017-10-26
    Routledge

  • Art, Artists and Pedagogy: Philosophy and the Arts in Education book cover

    Art, Artists and Pedagogy

    Philosophy and the Arts in Education, 1st Edition

    Edited by Christopher Naughton, Gert Biesta, David R. Cole

    This volume has been brought together to generate new ideas and provoke discussion about what constitutes arts education in the twenty-first century, both within the institution and beyond. Art, Artists and Pedagogy is intended for educators who teach the arts from early childhood to tertiary…

    Paperback – 2017-10-19
    Routledge

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