Education: Philosophy of Education

  • Culture and General Education: A Survey book cover

    Culture and General Education

    A Survey, 1st Edition

    By W. Kenneth Richmond

    Originally published in 1963, this remarkable book discusses the results of the ‘tests of culture’ devised by the author, two of which, when published in The Times Educational Supplement, evoked such wide interest that he was almost overwhelmed with unsolicited test scores and correspondence. The…

    Paperback – 2020-01-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Literature of Education: A Critical Bibliography 1945-1970 book cover

    The Literature of Education

    A Critical Bibliography 1945-1970, 1st Edition

    By W. Kenneth Richmond

    Original blurb: "The volume of writing on educational topics has increased so prodigiously in recent years that the student is likely to lose himself in a sea of print. This may lead him to opt for the first book that comes to hand, or waste time rifling through half a dozen when a thorough grasp…

    Paperback – 2020-01-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Nietzsche’s Philosophy of Education: Rethinking Ethics, Equality and the Good Life in a Democratic Age book cover

    Nietzsche’s Philosophy of Education

    Rethinking Ethics, Equality and the Good Life in a Democratic Age, 1st Edition

    By Mark E. Jonas, Douglas W. Yacek

    Nietzsche’s Philosophy of Education makes the case that Nietzsche’s ​philosophy has ​significant import for the theory and contemporary practice of education, arguing that ​some of ​Nietzsche​'s most important ​ideas ​have been misunderstood by ​previous ​interpreters. ​In ​providing novel…

    Paperback – 2020-01-14
    Routledge

  • Religious Education and the Public Sphere book cover

    Religious Education and the Public Sphere

    1st Edition

    By Patricia Hannam

    Religious Education and the Public Sphere reveals, through an analysis of theory and practice, that religious education is resting on historic and persistent assumptions about both religion and education. Drawing on work from Arendt and Weil, new ideas emerge regarding religious education's…

    Paperback – 2020-01-07
    Routledge
    Theorizing Education

  • Reconceptualizing Plato’s Socrates at the Limit of Education: A Socratic Curriculum Grounded in Finite Human Transcendence book cover

    Reconceptualizing Plato’s Socrates at the Limit of Education

    A Socratic Curriculum Grounded in Finite Human Transcendence, 1st Edition

    By James M. Magrini

    Bridging the gap between interpretations of "Third Way" Platonic scholarship and "phenomenological-ontological" scholarship, this book argues for a unique ontological-hermeneutic interpretation of Plato and Plato’s Socrates. Reconceptualizing Plato’s Socrates at the Limit of Education offers a…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20
    Routledge
    Studies in Curriculum Theory Series

  • Marxisms and Education book cover

    Marxisms and Education

    1st Edition

    Edited by Noah De Lissovoy

    Beginning from the premise that a range of Marxist theoretical tendencies, or Marxisms, inform recent critical scholarship in education, this volume reaffirms, rearticulates, and interrogates central philosophical and practical commitments in this tradition. Chapters engage important issues…

    Paperback – 2019-12-13
    Routledge

  • K�12 Education as a Hermeneutic Adventurous Endeavor: Toward an Educational Way of Thinking book cover

    K�12 Education as a Hermeneutic Adventurous Endeavor

    Toward an Educational Way of Thinking, 1st Edition

    By Doron Yosef-Hassidim

    Considering the role of compulsory mass education and schooling in a democratic society, this book introduces an alternative vision for K-12 education as an "adventurous endeavour." Grounded in a strong theoretical framework, Yosef-Hassidim reveals the negative impact of instrumentalization of…

    Paperback – 2019-12-13
    Routledge

  • John Wesley and the Education of Children: Gender, Class and Piety book cover

    John Wesley and the Education of Children

    Gender, Class and Piety, 1st Edition

    By Linda A. Ryan

    Scholars have historically associated John Wesley’s educational endeavours with the boarding school he established at Kingswood, near Bristol, in 1746. However, his educational endeavours extended well beyond that single institution, even to non-Methodist educational programmes. This book sets out…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Challenges for Religious Education: Is There a Disconnect Between Faith and Reason? book cover

    Challenges for Religious Education

    Is There a Disconnect Between Faith and Reason?, 1st Edition

    By Richard Pring

    Major social changes, especially as a result the more multicultural nature of society, have raised important issues about the teaching of religion and the rational basis of different religious faiths. Challenges for Religious Education addresses and critically examines these changes and asks where…

    Paperback – 2019-12-03
    Routledge

  • Teachers and Crisis: Urban School Reform and Teachers' Work Culture book cover

    Teachers and Crisis

    Urban School Reform and Teachers' Work Culture, 1st Edition

    By Dennis Carlson

    Advocates of the ‘back-to-basics’ movement argue that a basic skills programme ensures that students are educated to a minimum level of literacy required to enter the labour force. Critics charge that these efforts only increase school bureaucracy and undermine teachers’ autonomy in the classroom.…

    Paperback – 2019-11-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Education

  • Ecologies for Learning and Practice: Emerging Ideas, Sightings, and Possibilities book cover

    Ecologies for Learning and Practice

    Emerging Ideas, Sightings, and Possibilities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ronald Barnett, Norman Jackson

    Ecologies for Learning and Practice provides the first systematic account of the ideas of learning ecologies and ecologies of practice and locates the two concepts within the context of our contemporary world. It focuses on how individuals and society are being presented with all manner of learning…

    Paperback – 2019-11-19
    Routledge

  • Between Two Worlds: Black Students in an Urban Community College book cover

    Between Two Worlds

    Black Students in an Urban Community College, 1st Edition

    By Lois Weis

    First published in 1985, this book explores the ‘lived culture’ of urban black students in a community college located in a large northeastern city in the United States. The author immersed herself in the institution she was studying for a full academic year, exploring both the direct experiences…

    Paperback – 2019-11-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Education

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