Paperbacks Direct: Philosophy of Education

  • Education, Knowledge and Truth: Beyond the Postmodern Impasse book cover

    Education, Knowledge and Truth

    Beyond the Postmodern Impasse, 1st Edition

    Edited by David Carr

    This collection aims to explore different conceptions of epistemological inquiry and their influence on pedagogy and the curricular content of primary and secondary education. It is arguable that curriculum policy makers have continued to subscribe to a foundationalist paradigm of rational…

    Paperback – 2014-12-02
    Routledge

  • Towards a Theory of Schooling (Routledge Revivals) book cover

    Towards a Theory of Schooling (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    By David Hamilton

    First published in 1989, Towards a Theory of Schooling explores and debates the relationship between school and society. It examines the form and function of one of humankind’s most important social institutions, following the cutting edge of pedagogic innovation from mainland Europe through the…

    Paperback – 2014-11-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Education, Work and Leisure (Routledge Revivals) book cover

    Education, Work and Leisure (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    By Harold Entwistle

    First published in 1970, this book considers the alleged distinction between ‘education for life’ and ‘education for work’ and exposes the fallacies on which this and other similar distinctions are based. It shows that ideas on this subject are inextricably intertwined with wider views on the…

    Paperback – 2014-09-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Philosophy of Play book cover

    The Philosophy of Play

    1st Edition

    Edited by Emily Ryall, Wendy Russell, Malcolm MacLean

    Play is a vital component of the social life and well-being of both children and adults. This book examines the concept of play and considers a variety of the related philosophical issues. It also includes meta-analyses from a range of philosophers and theorists, as well as an exploration of some…

    Paperback – 2014-09-12
    Routledge

  • Rethinking School Bullying: Dominance, Identity and School Culture book cover

    Rethinking School Bullying

    Dominance, Identity and School Culture, 1st Edition

    By Ronald B. Jacobson

    This book takes a new angle on a much-studied phenomenon, focusing on the role of domination and identity construction, understanding and self-knowledge, moral transformation and the social community, systems of training and hierarchy used by schooling, and the role they play in…

    Paperback – 2014-09-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Kant and Education: Interpretations and Commentary book cover

    Kant and Education

    Interpretations and Commentary, 1st Edition

    Edited by Klas Roth, Chris W. Surprenant

    Immanuel Kant’s moral philosophy, political philosophy, and philosophy of judgement have been and continue to be widely discussed among many scholars. The impact of his thinking is beyond doubt and his ideas continue to inspire and encourage an on-going dialogue among many people in our world today…

    Paperback – 2014-07-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Moral Philosophy for Education (RLE Edu K) book cover

    Moral Philosophy for Education (RLE Edu K)

    1st Edition

    By Robin Barrow

    Teachers and students are frequently confused as to the relevance of abstract philosophical theorising to the reality of the classroom and this book is distinctive for the attention it devotes to philosophy and its potential contribution to practical matters, and education in particular. The author…

    Paperback – 2014-06-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Education

  • Theory & Practice in Education (RLE Edu K) book cover

    Theory & Practice in Education (RLE Edu K)

    1st Edition

    Edited by R F Dearden

    The main concern of the volume is the relation of theory to practice in education but the book also reviews the state of educational theory, and its relation to politics. Beginning with a group of papers on specific areas of the relation between theory and practice, the book goes on to discuss…

    Paperback – 2014-06-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Education

  • Education, Society and Human Nature (RLE Edu K): An Introduction to the Philosophy of Education book cover

    Education, Society and Human Nature (RLE Edu K)

    An Introduction to the Philosophy of Education, 1st Edition

    By Anthony O'Hear

    Intended primarily for education students this book provides an introduction to the philosophy of education that tackles educational problems and at the same time relates them to the mainstream of philosophical analysis. Among the educational topics the book discusses are the aims of education, the…

    Paperback – 2014-06-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Education

  • The Logic of Education (RLE Edu K) book cover

    The Logic of Education (RLE Edu K)

    1st Edition

    Edited by Paul H Hirst, R S Peters

    This book explores the implications for the curriculum, for teaching and for the authority structure of schools and colleges of an analysis of ‘education’ in which the development of knowledge and understanding is accorded a central position. The book explains what philosophy of education is, and…

    Paperback – 2014-06-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Education

  • Everyday Imagining and Education (RLE Edu K) book cover

    Everyday Imagining and Education (RLE Edu K)

    1st Edition

    By Margaret Sutherland

    This book discusses the kind of imaginative thinking which is going on all the time without producing the masterpieces of art and culture. The author brings together the body of educational theory, psychological theory and some general opinions about imagination, to provide an account of everyday…

    Paperback – 2014-06-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Education

  • The Philosophy of Education (RLE Edu K): An Introduction book cover

    The Philosophy of Education (RLE Edu K)

    An Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Harry Schofield

    There are many students who find philosophy of education difficult, because they have never received teaching in the basic essentials of general philosophy. This book begins by asking the basic question ‘what is philosophy?’ and examines a number of possible answers. Step by step the reader is…

    Paperback – 2014-06-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Education

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