Education: Philosophy of Education

  • Introducing Bronfenbrenner: A Guide for Practitioners and Students in Early Years Education book cover

    Introducing Bronfenbrenner

    A Guide for Practitioners and Students in Early Years Education, 1st Edition

    By Nóirín Hayes, Leah O'Toole, Ann Marie Halpenny

    Children learn in contexts, and the spaces, places and people they come into contact with have a deep influence on their development. Urie Bronfenbrenner’s bioecological model of development places the child at the centre of this complex network, and his influence has been extensive in early…

    Paperback – 2017-03-13
    Introducing Early Years Thinkers

  • A New Approach to Research Ethics: Using Guided Dialogue to Strengthen Research Communities book cover

    A New Approach to Research Ethics

    Using Guided Dialogue to Strengthen Research Communities, 1st Edition

    By Henriikka Mustajoki, Arto Mustajoki

    A New Approach to Research Ethics is a clear, practical and useful guide to the ethical issues faced by researchers today. Examining the theories of ethical decision-making and applying these theories to a range of situations within a research career and process, this text offers a broader…

    Paperback – 2017-03-13

  • Edusemiotics: Semiotic philosophy as educational foundation book cover


    Semiotic philosophy as educational foundation, 1st Edition

    By Andrew Stables, Inna Semetsky

    Edusemiotics addresses an emerging field of inquiry, educational semiotics, as a philosophy of and for education. Using "sign" as a unit of analysis, educational semiotics amalgamates philosophy, educational theory and semiotics. Edusemiotics draws on the intellectual legacy of such philosophers as…

    Paperback – 2017-03-03
    New Directions in the Philosophy of Education

  • Aristotelian Character Education book cover

    Aristotelian Character Education

    1st Edition

    By Kristján Kristjánsson

    This book provides a reconstruction of Aristotelian character education, shedding new light on what moral character really is, and how it can be highlighted, measured, nurtured and taught in current schooling. Arguing that many recent approaches to character education understand character in…

    Paperback – 2017-02-15
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Understanding Skills: Thinking, Feeling, and Caring book cover

    Understanding Skills

    Thinking, Feeling, and Caring, 1st Edition

    By Robin Barrow

    It is widely agreed that education should involve the development of understanding, critical thinking, imagination, and emotions. However, this book, first published in 1990, argues that our views to these key concepts are confused and inaccurate, and therefore what we do in schools is generally…

    Paperback – 2017-02-07
    Routledge Revivals

  • Childhood, Education and Philosophy: New ideas for an old relationship book cover

    Childhood, Education and Philosophy

    New ideas for an old relationship, 1st Edition

    By Walter Kohan

    This book explores the idea of a childlike education and offers critical tools to question traditional forms of education, and alternative ways to understand and practice the relationship between education and childhood. Engaging with the work of Michel Foucault, Jacques Rancière, Giorgio Agamben…

    Paperback – 2017-02-07
    New Directions in the Philosophy of Education

  • Thomas Jefferson's Philosophy of Education: A utopian dream book cover

    Thomas Jefferson's Philosophy of Education

    A utopian dream, 1st Edition

    By M. Andrew Holowchak

    Thomas Jefferson had a profoundly advanced educational vision that went hand in hand with his political philosophy - each of which served the goal of human flourishing. His republicanism marked a break with the conservatism of traditional non-representative governments, characterized by birth and…

    Paperback – 2017-01-19
    New Directions in the Philosophy of Education

  • Human-Centred Education: A practical handbook and guide book cover

    Human-Centred Education

    A practical handbook and guide, 1st Edition

    By Scherto Gill, Garrett Thomson

    Human-Centred Education (HCE) radically rethinks the aims of education, the nature of learning, and the relationship between individuals in schools. This accessible guide presents a HCE approach to schooling and includes a variety of rich pedagogical examples. It provides practical suggestions as…

    Paperback – 2017-01-10

  • Biotechnology, Education and Life Politics: Debating genetic futures from school to society book cover

    Biotechnology, Education and Life Politics

    Debating genetic futures from school to society, 1st Edition

    By Pádraig Murphy

    What should individuals and society do when genetic screening becomes widely available and with its impact on current and future generations still uncertain? How can our education systems around the world respond to these developments? Reproductive and genetic technologies (RGTs) are increasingly…

    Paperback – 2017-01-09
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Henri Lefebvre and Education: Space, history, theory book cover

    Henri Lefebvre and Education

    Space, history, theory, 1st Edition

    By Sue Middleton

    During his lifetime Henri Lefebvre (1901-1991) was renowned in France as a philosopher, sociologist and activist. Although he published more than 70 books, few were available in English until The Production of Space was translated in 1991. While this work - often associated with geography - has…

    Paperback – 2016-12-20
    New Directions in the Philosophy of Education

  • Beyond Every Child Matters: Neoliberal Education and Social Policy in the new era book cover

    Beyond Every Child Matters

    Neoliberal Education and Social Policy in the new era, 1st Edition

    By Catherine Simon

    The United Kingdom's Conservative/Liberal Democrat coalition government 2010–15 was responsible for some of the most radical changes to education policy for decades. Beyond Every Child Matters provides a critical overview of developments in education and social welfare policy in the years…

    Paperback – 2016-12-07

  • Giving Teaching Back to Teachers: A Critical Introduction to Curriculum Theory book cover

    Giving Teaching Back to Teachers

    A Critical Introduction to Curriculum Theory, 1st Edition

    By Robin Barrow

    This book, first published in 1984, aims to bring together the interests of the theory and practice of the education system and, within the former, relate the approaches and claims of the constituent disciplines to each other. Throughout the book, while arguing for the importance of facing up to…

    Paperback – 2016-12-07
    Routledge Revivals

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