Paperbacks Direct: Philosophy of Education

  • A New Vision of Liberal Education: The good of the unexamined life book cover

    A New Vision of Liberal Education

    The good of the unexamined life, 1st Edition

    By Alistair Miller

    ‘This is an extremely important book. Wonderfully well researched and written, it develops a powerful argument about how we should conceive of the aims of education and design curricula. It should define the field for a very considerable period of time.’ - Professor Michael J Reiss, Institute of…

    Paperback – 2017-08-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

  • The Substance of Faith Allied with Science: A Catechism for Parents and Teachers book cover

    The Substance of Faith Allied with Science

    A Catechism for Parents and Teachers, 1st Edition

    By Oliver Lodge

    Originally published in 1907, this book provides information to parents and teachers wishing to teach their children about Christianity as well as science. Lodge details his fear of mandatory secularism in schools and advises how to instruct children in science without allowing any doubt of…

    Paperback – 2017-07-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Education Matters: 60 years of the British Journal of Educational Studies book cover

    Education Matters

    60 years of the British Journal of Educational Studies, 1st Edition

    Edited by James Arthur, Jon Davison, Richard Pring

    Education Matters draws together a selection of the most influential papers published in the British Journal of Educational Studies by many of the leading scholars in the field over the past sixty years. This unique collection of seminal articles published since the first issue of the Journal…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge
    Education Heritage

  • Intellectual Virtues and Education: Essays in Applied Virtue Epistemology book cover

    Intellectual Virtues and Education

    Essays in Applied Virtue Epistemology, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jason Baehr

    With its focus on intellectual virtues and their role in the acquisition and transmission of knowledge and related epistemic goods, virtue epistemology provides a rich set of tools for educational theory and practice. In particular, characteristics under the rubric of "responsibilist" virtue…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Civility in Politics and Education book cover

    Civility in Politics and Education

    1st Edition

    Edited by Deborah Mower, Wade L. Robison

    This book examines the concept of civility and the conditions of civil disagreement in politics and education. Although many assume that civility is merely polite behavior, it functions to aid rational discourse. Building on this basic assumption, the book offers multiple accounts of civility and…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • 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

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