New Essays in the Philosophy of Education (International Library of the Philosophy of Education Volume 13)

Edited by Glenn Langford, D.J. O'Connor

© 2010 – Routledge

276 pages

Purchasing Options:
Paperback: 9780415655736
pub: 2012-07-13
Hardback: 9780415564519
pub: 2009-12-08

About the Book

The contributors to this collection of essays offer a stimulating and varied range of approaches to this developing area. The volume includes discussions on the concept of education and such related topics as indoctrination and the nature and scope of the theory of education. Aspects of education including the field of moral education, and issues which are reflected prominently in the curricula of such subjects as Mathematics and Science in schools and colleges are considered.

Table of Contents

Part 1: Education 1. The Concept of Education Glenn Langford 2. The Concept of Indoctrination Patricia Smart 3. The Nature and Scope of Educational Theory (1) D J O'Connor 4. The Nature and Scope of Educational Theory (2) P. H. Hirst Part 2:Education and Values 5. Education - A Moral Concept T. F. Daveney 6. Moral Autonomy as an Aim of Moral Education Kurt Baier 7. Values in Education (1) Glenn Langford 8. Values in Education (2) Part 3:Aspects of Education 9. Language and Moral Education R. M. Hare 10. Is Religious Education Possible? W. D. Hudson 11. Aesthetic Education Diane Collinson 12. The Problem of Curriculum Sequence in Mathematics Christopher Ormell 13. Philosophy of Education and the Place of Science in the Curriculum P. H. Nidditch

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
EDUCATION / Philosophy & Social Aspects