Paperbacks Direct: Philosophy of Education

  • Phenomenology and Pedagogy in Physical Education book cover

    Phenomenology and Pedagogy in Physical Education

    1st Edition

    By Oyvind Standal

    Phenomenology is a philosophical approach to the study of consciousness and subjective experience. In recent years it has become a more prominent element of the social scientific study of sport and a core component of the important emergent concept of physical literacy. This book is the first to…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge
    Ethics and Sport

  • Education, Justice and the Human Good: Fairness and equality in the education system book cover

    Education, Justice and the Human Good

    Fairness and equality in the education system, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kirsten Meyer

    The education system is faced with many demands of justice. What these demands imply and how they are justified is, however, disputed. In this book, international contributors present cutting edge research to discuss the relationship between educational justice and the value of education.By…

    Paperback – 2017-06-14
    Routledge
    Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education

  • Shifting Focus: Strangers and Strangeness in Literature and Education book cover

    Shifting Focus

    Strangers and Strangeness in Literature and Education, 1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Roberts

    There is a long history of interest in ‘strangers’ and ‘strangeness’ in the West. Literature lends itself particularly well to an exploration of the strange in its richly varied forms, having often contained portraits of outsiders. These portraits depict people who are strange in their unusual…

    Paperback – 2017-05-31
    Routledge
    Educational Philosophy and Theory

  • Participation, Facilitation, and Mediation: Children and Young People in Their Social Contexts book cover

    Participation, Facilitation, and Mediation

    Children and Young People in Their Social Contexts, 1st Edition

    Edited by Claudio Baraldi, Vittorio Iervese

    Traditionally, children have been considered from a primarily developmental perspective, in need of education in order to achieve autonomy, growth, and eventually adulthood. Childhood studies have recently underlined an alternate way to look at children, starting from the consideration that…

    Paperback – 2017-05-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Social Reconstruction Learning: Dualism, Dewey and Philosophy in Schools book cover

    Social Reconstruction Learning

    Dualism, Dewey and Philosophy in Schools, 1st Edition

    By Jennifer Bleazby

    This volume argues that educational problems have their basis in an ideology of binary opposites often referred to as dualism, which is deeply embedded in all aspects of Western society and philosophy, and that it is partly because mainstream schooling incorporates dualism that it is unable to…

    Paperback – 2017-05-31
    Routledge
    Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education

  • Basil Bernstein: The thinker and the field book cover

    Basil Bernstein

    The thinker and the field, 1st Edition

    By Rob Moore

    Basil Bernstein: The Thinker and the Field provides a comprehensive introduction to the work of Basil Bernstein, demonstrating his distinctive contribution to social theory by locating it within the historical context of the development of the sociology of education and Sociology in Britain.…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Routledge

  • The Role of Participants in Education Research: Ethics, Epistemologies, and Methods book cover

    The Role of Participants in Education Research

    Ethics, Epistemologies, and Methods, 1st Edition

    Edited by Warren Midgley, Patrick Alan Danaher, Margaret Baguley

    This book explores different perspectives on the role, influence and importance of participants in education research. Drawing on a variety of philosophical, theoretical and methodological approaches, the book examines how researchers relate to and with their participants before, during, and after…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Education, Ethics and Existence: Camus and the Human Condition book cover

    Education, Ethics and Existence

    Camus and the Human Condition, 1st Edition

    By Peter Roberts, Andrew Gibbons, Richard Heraud

    Best known today for his novels, plays and short stories, but also an accomplished essayist, editor and journalist, Albert Camus was one of the most influential literary figures of the 20th century. He has gained widespread recognition for works such as The Stranger, Caligula, The Plague and Exile…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Routledge
    Educational Philosophy and Theory

  • Care in Education: Teaching with Understanding and Compassion book cover

    Care in Education

    Teaching with Understanding and Compassion, 1st Edition

    By Sandra Wilde

    This philosophical commentary explores the meaning and significance of care in education, demonstrating how teaching with care enriches the art and soul of pedagogy. Wilde draws upon Western and Eastern philosophies that envision an integrated image of care to illuminate the value of…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Portrait of a Moral Agent Teacher: Teaching Morally and Teaching Morality book cover

    Portrait of a Moral Agent Teacher

    Teaching Morally and Teaching Morality, 1st Edition

    By Gillian R. Rosenberg

    Teaching morally and teaching morality are understood as mutually dependent processes necessary for providing moral education, or the communication of messages and lessons on what is right, good and virtuous in a student’s character. This comprehensive and contextualized volume offers anecdotes and…

    Paperback – 2017-05-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Teacher Education

  • Edusemiotics: Semiotic philosophy as educational foundation book cover

    Edusemiotics

    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
    Routledge
    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
    Routledge Research in Education

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