Philosophical Analysis and Education (International Library of the Philosophy of Education Volume 1)

Edited by Reginald Archambault

© 2010 – Routledge

228 pages

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About the Book

When originally published in 1965 this book reflected some of the new thinking among philosophers regarding the role of the discipline in its investigation of central issues in educaton. The essays are grouped into four major sections: The Nature and Function of Educational Theory; The Context of Educational Discussion; Conceptions of Teaching; and The Essence of Education. The concepts dealt with are of the first importance to any practical or theoretical discussion in education and the editor provides a generous introduction to the essays to aid the reader in his analysis of the issues.

Reviews

'Eminently readable … there is a scintillation of new ideas that repels dullness.'British Journal of Educational Studies

Table of Contents

Introduction Reginald D. Archambault. Philosophy and the Theory and Practice of Education L. Arnaud Reid. Common Confusions in Educational Theory Edward Best. What is an Educational Situation? Leslie R. Perry. Education as Initiation R. S. Peters. Liberal Education and the Nature of Knowledge Paul H. Hirst. Teaching Philosophy now J. P. Corbett. Two types of Teaching John Wilson. Instruction and Indoctrination R. F. Atkinson. A Deduction of Universities A.Phillips Griffiths.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
EDU040000
EDUCATION / Philosophy & Social Aspects
REF000000
REFERENCE / General