Paperbacks Direct: Philosophy of Education

  • The “Reason” of Schooling: Historicizing Curriculum Studies, Pedagogy, and Teacher Education book cover

    The “Reason” of Schooling

    Historicizing Curriculum Studies, Pedagogy, and Teacher Education, 1st Edition

    Edited by Thomas S. Popkewitz

    Problematizing the "reason" of schooling as historical and political, in this book leading international and interdisciplinary scholars challenge the common sense of schooling and the relation of society, education, and curriculum studies. Examining the limits of contemporary notions of power and…

    Paperback – 2016-04-27
    Studies in Curriculum Theory Series

  • Education Reform and the Concept of Good Teaching book cover

    Education Reform and the Concept of Good Teaching

    1st Edition

    By Derek Gottlieb

    In an effort to address the problems confronting the American education system, the Obama administration has issued structural and systematic reforms such as Race to the Top. These initiatives introduce new statistics and accountability systems to gauge what constitutes "good" teaching, both from…

    Paperback – 2016-03-03
    Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education

  • All the Best, Neill (Routledge Revivals): Letters from Summerhill book cover

    All the Best, Neill (Routledge Revivals)

    Letters from Summerhill, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jonathan Croall

    A. S. Neill, founder of Summerhill, the most admired and most feared of all progressive schools, was famous as a schoolteacher, educational reformer, and author of illuminating and stylish books about education and the mind of the child. But few people know he was also a dedicated, prolific,…

    Paperback – 2016-02-05
    Routledge Revivals

  • African Philosophy of Education Reconsidered: On being human book cover

    African Philosophy of Education Reconsidered

    On being human, 1st Edition

    By Yusef Waghid

    Much of the literature on the African philosophy of education juxtaposes two philosophical strands as mutually exclusive entities; traditional ethnophilosophy on the one hand, and ‘scientific’ African philosophy on the other. While traditional ethnophilosophy is associated with the cultural…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21
    New Directions in the Philosophy of Education

  • Forgotten Connections: On culture and upbringing book cover

    Forgotten Connections

    On culture and upbringing, 1st Edition

    By Klaus Mollenhauer

    Edited by Norm Friesen

    Klaus Mollenhauer’s Forgotten Connections: On Culture and Upbringing is internationally regarded as one of the most important German contributions to educational and curriculum theory in the 20th century. Appearing here in English for the first time, the book draws on Mollenhauer’s concern for…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21
    Theorizing Education

  • On Study: Giorgio Agamben and educational potentiality book cover

    On Study: Giorgio Agamben and educational potentiality

    1st Edition

    By Tyson E. Lewis

    In an educational landscape dominated by discourses and practices of learning, standardized testing, and the pressure to succeed, what space and time remain for studying? In this book, Tyson E. Lewis argues that studying is a distinctive educational experience with its own temporal, spatial,…

    Paperback – 2015-12-21
    New Directions in the Philosophy of Education

  • The Philosophy of Physical Education: A New Perspective book cover

    The Philosophy of Physical Education

    A New Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Steven A. Stolz

    The discipline area of physical education has historically struggled for legitimacy, sometimes being seen as a non-serious pursuit in educational terms compared to other subjects within the school curriculum. This book represents the first attempt in nearly 30 years to offer a coherent…

    Paperback – 2015-12-09
    Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport

  • Learning and Collective Creativity: Activity-Theoretical and Sociocultural Studies book cover

    Learning and Collective Creativity

    Activity-Theoretical and Sociocultural Studies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Annalisa Sannino, Viv Ellis

    This book brings together leading representatives of activity-theoretically-oriented and socioculturally-oriented research around the world, to discuss creativity as a collective endeavour strongly related to learning to face the societal challenges of our world. As history shows, major…

    Paperback – 2015-09-16
    Routledge Research in Education

  • The Longings and Limits of Global Citizenship Education: The Moral Pedagogy of Schooling in a Cosmopolitan Age book cover

    The Longings and Limits of Global Citizenship Education

    The Moral Pedagogy of Schooling in a Cosmopolitan Age, 1st Edition

    By Jeffrey S. Dill

    As the world seemingly gets smaller and smaller, schools around the globe are focusing their attention on expanding the consciousness and competencies of their students to prepare them for the conditions of globalization. Global citizenship education is rapidly growing in popularity because it…

    Paperback – 2015-09-08
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Education, Experience and Existence: Engaging Dewey, Peirce and Heidegger book cover

    Education, Experience and Existence

    Engaging Dewey, Peirce and Heidegger, 1st Edition

    By John Quay

    Education, Experience and Existence proposes a new way of understanding education that delves beneath the conflict, confusion and compromise that characterize its long history. At the heart of this new understanding is what John Dewey strove to expound: a coherent theory of experience. Dewey’s…

    Paperback – 2015-08-21
    New Directions in the Philosophy of Education

  • Education and the Politics of Becoming book cover

    Education and the Politics of Becoming

    1st Edition

    Edited by Diana Masny, David R Cole

    This collection examines education in the light of a politics of becoming. It takes a non-hierarchical transdisciplinary approach, challenging the macropolitics of pre-established governmental and economic agendas for education. Drawing on the philosophy of Gilles Deleuze and Felix Guattari, the…

    Paperback – 2015-07-23

  • Daisaku Ikeda, Language and Education book cover

    Daisaku Ikeda, Language and Education

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jason Goulah

    Daisaku Ikeda (b. 1928) is an international Buddhist leader, peacebuilder, prolific author, and the founder of the secular Soka kindergartens, elementary and secondary schools, women’s college and universities in seven countries across Asia and the Americas. He has emerged as an important…

    Paperback – 2015-07-23

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