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  • Philosophy in Schools: An Introduction for Philosophers and Teachers book cover

    Philosophy in Schools

    An Introduction for Philosophers and Teachers, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sara Goering, Nicholas J. Shudak, Thomas E. Wartenberg

    All of us ponder the big and enduring human questions—Who am I? Am I free? What should I do? What is good? Is there justice? Is life meaningful?—but this kind of philosophical interrogation is rarely carefully explored or even taken seriously in most primary and secondary school settings. However,…

    Paperback – 2015-07-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • On Holy Ground: The Theory and Practice of Religious Education book cover

    On Holy Ground: The Theory and Practice of Religious Education

    1st Edition

    For a diversity of reasons – the resurgence of religion in global governance, globalisation, concerns over social and community cohesion, the worldwide growth in religiously inspired extremism – religious education has in recent years, enjoyed an international renaissance. Many theorists and…

    Paperback – 2015-07-03
    Routledge

  • An Introduction to the History of Educational Theories (Routledge Revivals) book cover

    An Introduction to the History of Educational Theories (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    By Oscar Browning

    An Introduction to the History of Educational Theories, first published in 1881, offers a comprehensive overview of the most notable approaches to education throughout Western history, from Athens and Rome to the Victorian public school. Exploring not only the still famous theories of Plato and…

    Paperback – 2015-06-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • A Fresh Look at Islam in a Multi-Faith World: a philosophy for success through education book cover

    A Fresh Look at Islam in a Multi-Faith World

    a philosophy for success through education, 1st Edition

    By Matthew L.N. Wilkinson

    A Fresh Look at Islam in a Multi-Faith World provides a comprehensively theorised and practical approach to thinking systematically and deeply about Islam and Muslims in a multi-faith world. It makes the case for a contemporary educational philosophy to help young Muslims surmount the challenges of…

    Paperback – 2015-06-09
    Routledge
    New Studies in Critical Realism and Education (Routledge Critical Realism)

  • Reason and Teaching (Routledge Revivals) book cover

    Reason and Teaching (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    By Israel Scheffler

    This title, first published in 1973, brings together a variety of papers by Israel Scheffler, one of America’s leading educational philosophers. The essays each stress the importance of critical thought and independent judgement to the organization of educational activities. In the first section,…

    Paperback – 2015-05-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Making a Difference in Theory: The theory question in education and the education question in theory book cover

    Making a Difference in Theory

    The theory question in education and the education question in theory, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gert Biesta, Julie Allan, Richard Edwards

    Making a Difference in Theory brings together original work from an international group of authors on the roles of theory in educational research and practice. The book discusses the different roles theory plays, can play and should play, both from a historical perspective and in light of…

    Paperback – 2015-03-04
    Routledge
    Theorizing Education

  • Ethical Foundations for Educational Administration book cover

    Ethical Foundations for Educational Administration

    1st Edition

    Edited by Eugenie Samier

    Christopher Hodgkinson is one of the most important contributors to the field of educational administration. This collection of essays open up the philosophical foundations of ethical educational administration by reviewing his writings and exploring the ethical theories of major philosophers, as…

    Paperback – 2014-12-23
    Routledge

  • The Passion to Learn: An Inquiry into Autodidactism book cover

    The Passion to Learn

    An Inquiry into Autodidactism, 1st Edition

    Edited by Joan Solomon

    This is the first book to provide a detailed overview and analysis of autodidactism, or self-education. Autodidacts' strong preference for teaching themselves is likely to manifest itself, in childhood, as a pronounced resistance to formal schooling. However, in later life, an autodidact's passion…

    Paperback – 2014-12-23
    Routledge

  • Religion, Education and Post-Modernity book cover

    Religion, Education and Post-Modernity

    1st Edition

    By Andrew Wright

    This book, the first to explore religious education and post-modernity in depth, sets out to provide a much needed examination of the problems and possibilities post-modernity raises for religious education.At once a general introduction to this topic and a distinctive contribution to the debate in…

    Paperback – 2014-12-23
    Routledge

  • The Politics of Teacher Professional Development: Policy, Research and Practice book cover

    The Politics of Teacher Professional Development

    Policy, Research and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Ian Hardy

    The Politics of Teacher Professional Development: Policy, Research and Practice provides innovative insights into teachers’ continuing development and learning in contemporary western contexts. Rather than providing a list of "how-tos" and "must dos," this volume is premised on the understanding…

    Paperback – 2014-12-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in 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

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