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  • Neuroscience and Education: A Philosophical Appraisal book cover

    Neuroscience and Education

    A Philosophical Appraisal, 1st Edition

    Edited by Clarence W. Joldersma

    This volume makes a philosophical contribution to the application of neuroscience in education. It frames neuroscience research in novel ways around educational conceptualizing and practices, while also taking a critical look at conceptual problems in neuroeducation and at the economic reasons…

    Paperback – 2017-11-17
    Routledge
    Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education

  • Michel Foucault and Education Policy Analysis book cover

    Michel Foucault and Education Policy Analysis

    1st Edition

    Edited by Stephen J. Ball

    The work of Michel Foucault has become a major resource for educational researchers seeking to understand how education makes us what we are. In this book, a group of contributors explore how Foucault’s work is used in a variety of ways to explore the ‘hows’ and ‘whos’ of education policy – its…

    Paperback – 2017-10-26
    Routledge

  • Perspectives on Gratitude: An interdisciplinary approach book cover

    Perspectives on Gratitude

    An interdisciplinary approach, 1st Edition

    Edited by David Carr

    Psychologists, philosophers, theologians and educationalists have all lately explored various conceptual, moral, psychological and pedagogical dimensions of gratitude in a rapidly expanding academic and popular literature. However, while the distinguished contributors to this work hail from these…

    Paperback – 2017-10-26
    Routledge

  • The History of Pedagogy book cover

    The History of Pedagogy

    1st Edition

    By Gabriel Compayré

    Payne’s translation of Compayré’s The History of Pedagogy was initially published in 1886 due to a general lack of historical texts on education in the late nineteenth century. Compayré provides a thorough account of the doctrines and methods used by educators throughout history from educators of…

    Paperback – 2017-10-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Re-envisioning Chinese Education: The meaning of person-making in a new age book cover

    Re-envisioning Chinese Education

    The meaning of person-making in a new age, 1st Edition

    Edited by Guoping Zhao, Zongyi Deng

    Maintaining education as a pedagogical space for human formation, this book is distinctive in looking at the crisis rather than the success of Chinese education. The editors and contributors, mostly overseas and mainland Chinese scholars, argue that modern Chinese education has been built upon a…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge

  • The Routledge International Handbook of Religious Education book cover

    The Routledge International Handbook of Religious Education

    1st Edition

    Edited by Derek Davis, Elena Miroshnikova

    How and what to teach about religion is controversial in every country. The Routledge International Handbook of Religious Education is the first book to comprehensively address the range of ways that major countries around the world teach religion in public and private educational institutions. It…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks 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

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