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  • How Do You Know?: The Epistemological Foundations of 21st Century Literacy book cover

    How Do You Know?

    The Epistemological Foundations of 21st Century Literacy, 1st Edition

    By J.M. Beach

    This book defines the concept and practices of literacy through a discussion of knowledge, information media, culture, subjectivity, science, communication, and politics. Examining the ways in which the spread of literacy and education have caused culture wars in pluralist societies since the 16th…

    Paperback – 2019-04-16
    Routledge

  • Lectio Divina as Contemplative Pedagogy: Re-appropriating Monastic Practice for the Humanities book cover

    Lectio Divina as Contemplative Pedagogy

    Re-appropriating Monastic Practice for the Humanities, 1st Edition

    By Mary Keator

    Offering an original application of the ancient monastic practice of lectio divina to the humanities, this book demonstrates the need for further emphasis on deep reading, reflection, and contemplation in contemporary university classrooms. Each chapter provides readers with an historical overview…

    Paperback – 2019-03-28
    Routledge

  • Procreation, Parenthood, and Educational Rights: Ethical and Philosophical Issues book cover

    Procreation, Parenthood, and Educational Rights

    Ethical and Philosophical Issues, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jaime Ahlberg, Michael Cholbi

    Procreation, Parenthood, and Educational Rights explores important issues at the nexus of two burgeoning areas within moral and social philosophy: procreative ethics and parental rights. Surprisingly, there has been comparatively little scholarly engagement across these subdisciplinary boundaries,…

    Paperback – 2019-03-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Applied Ethics

  • The Dilemma of Western Philosophy book cover

    The Dilemma of Western Philosophy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Michael A. Peters, Carl Mika

    This edited collection takes a multifaceted approach to the various limitations and achievements of Western philosophy. Considered on its own, Western philosophy is a highly contentious name. The contributors question its validity as a label and take to task its grand appearance within education.…

    Paperback – 2019-02-14
    Routledge
    Educational Philosophy and Theory

  • Educational Philosophy and New French Thought book cover

    Educational Philosophy and New French Thought

    1st Edition

    Edited by David R. Cole, Joff P.N. Bradley

    Contemporary French philosophy perhaps reached a high point during the 1970s with the likes of Gilles Deleuze, Michel Foucault and Jacques Derrida. Since that time, thinkers such as Francois Laruelle, Bernard Stiegler, Quentin Meillassoux and Catherine Malabou have continued on in this strong…

    Paperback – 2019-02-14
    Routledge
    Educational Philosophy and Theory

  • Understanding Mass Higher Education: Comparative Perspectives on Access book cover

    Understanding Mass Higher Education

    Comparative Perspectives on Access, 1st Edition

    Edited by David Palfreyman, Ted Tapper

    In recent years most western democracies have experienced a shift from elite to mass higher education, with the United States leading the way. This text compares the experience of this very important social change within different nation states. Whilst recognising the critical global economic…

    Paperback – 2019-02-04
    Routledge

  • Troubling the Changing Paradigms: An Educational Philosophy and Theory Early Childhood Reader, Volume IV book cover

    Troubling the Changing Paradigms

    An Educational Philosophy and Theory Early Childhood Reader, Volume IV, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael A. Peters, Marek Tesar

    Troubling the Changing Paradigms is the fourth volume in the Educational Philosophy and Theory: Editor’s Choice series and represents a collection of texts that were selected as representations of the philosophy and pedagogy of early years, childhood and early childhood education. The philosophy of…

    Paperback – 2019-01-31
    Routledge
    Educational Philosophy and Theory: Editor’s Choice

  • Technologies of Being in Martin Heidegger: Nearness, Metaphor and the Question of Education in Digital Times book cover

    Technologies of Being in Martin Heidegger

    Nearness, Metaphor and the Question of Education in Digital Times, 1st Edition

    By Anna Kouppanou

    Technologies of Being in Martin Heidegger attempts to deepen the dialogue between philosophy of education and philosophy of technology, while engaging with the thought of Heidegger, Jacques Derrida and Bernard Stiegler. Through a critical reading of Heidegger’s central notion of nearness, this book…

    Paperback – 2019-01-31
    Routledge
    Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education

  • History, Theory and Practice of Philosophy for Children: International Perspectives book cover

    History, Theory and Practice of Philosophy for Children

    International Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Saeed Naji, Rosnani Hashim

    This book on Philosophy for Children (P4C) is a compilation of articles written by its founders and the movement‘s leaders worldwide. These articles have been prepared in the dialogue and interview format. Part I explains the genesis of the movement, its philosophical and theoretical foundations.…

    Paperback – 2019-01-23
    Routledge

  • Makiguchi Tsunesaburo in the Context of Language, Identity and Education book cover

    Makiguchi Tsunesaburo in the Context of Language, Identity and Education

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jason Goulah

    Makiguchi Tsunesaburo (1871-1944) was a Japanese schoolteacher, principal, educational philosopher, and Buddhist war resister. The progenitor of the value-creating (soka) pedagogy that inspires thousands of teachers worldwide and informs the network of 15 Soka schools, universities, and a women’s…

    Paperback – 2019-01-21
    Routledge

  • Education and Schmid's Art of Living: Philosophical, Psychological and Educational Perspectives on Living a Good Life book cover

    Education and Schmid's Art of Living

    Philosophical, Psychological and Educational Perspectives on Living a Good Life, 1st Edition

    By Christoph Teschers

    Instead of simply following the current neoliberal mantra of proclaiming economic growth as the single most important factor for maintaining well-being, Education and Schmid’s Art of Living revisits the idea of an education focused on personal development and the well-being of human beings. Drawing…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge
    New Directions in the Philosophy of Education

  • In Community of Inquiry with Ann Margaret Sharp: Childhood, Philosophy and Education book cover

    In Community of Inquiry with Ann Margaret Sharp

    Childhood, Philosophy and Education, 1st Edition

    Edited by Maughn Rollins Gregory, Megan Jane Laverty

    In close collaboration with the late Matthew Lipman, Ann Margaret Sharp pioneered the theory and practice of ‘the community of philosophical inquiry’ (CPI) as a way of practicing ‘Philosophy for Children’ and prepared thousands of philosophers and teachers throughout the world in this practice. In…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge
    Philosophy for Children Founders

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