Philosophy of Education Products

  • The Lost Book of Sun Yatsen and Edwin Collins

    By Patrick Anderson

    Sun Yatsen (1866-1925) occupies a unique position in modern Chinese history: he is equally venerated as the founding father of the nation by both the mainland Communist government and its Nationalist rival in Taiwan. The first president of the Republic of China in 1911-12, the peasant-born yet…

    Hardback – 2016-12-09 
    Routledge

  • Beyond Every Child Matters

    Neoliberal Education and Social Policy in the new era

    By Catherine A. Simon

    The UK's Conservative/Liberal-Democrat coalition government 2010-2015 were responsible for the some of the most radical changes to education policy for decades. Beyond Every Child Matters provides a critical overview of developments in education and social welfare policy in the years following the…

    Paperback – 2016-12-05 
    Routledge

  • Spinoza and Education

    Freedom, understanding and empowerment

    By Johan Dahlbeck

    Spinoza and Education offers a comprehensive investigation into the educational implications of Spinoza’s moral theory. Taking Spinoza’s naturalism as its point of departure, it constructs a considered account of education, taking special care to investigate the educational implications of Spinoza’…

    Hardback – 2016-12-02 
    Routledge
    New Directions in the Philosophy of Education

  • Towards a Political Theory of the University

    Public reason, democracy and higher education

    By Morgan White

    Towards a Political Theory of the University argues that state and market forces threaten to diminish the legitimacy, authority and fundamental purposes of higher education systems. The political role of higher education has been insufficiently addressed by academics in recent decades. By applying…

    Hardback – 2016-12-02 
    Routledge
    New Directions in the Philosophy of Education

  • Reinventing Intercultural Education

    A metaphysical manifest for rethinking cultural diversity

    By Neal Dreamson

    Most existing books in the fields of multicultural or intercultural education have been written based on anthropologists’ cultural dimensions, which presume culture is a fixed entity. Reinventing Intercultural Education is the first book to review multiple cultures and religions from a metaphysical…

    Hardback – 2016-12-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education

  • Giving Teaching Back to Teachers

    A Critical Introduction to Curriculum Theory

    By Robin Barrow

    This book, first published in 1984, aims to bring together the interests of the theory and practice of the education system and, within the former, relate the approaches and claims of the constituent disciplines to each other. Throughout the book, while arguing for the importance of facing up to…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Bringing the Froebel Approach to your Early Years Practice

    2nd Edition

    By Helen Tovey

    Have you ever wondered about the origins of the kindergarten and the influence of Froebel on early years practice? What did Froebel mean by a garden for children? Why did he believe that play is central in young children’s learning? Bringing the Froebel Approach to your Early Years Practice looks…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28 
    Routledge
    Bringing ... to your Early Years Practice

  • Liberty and Education

    A civic republican approach

    By Geoffrey Hinchliffe

    This book takes the thinking of Quentin Skinner, Philip Pettit and J.G.A. Pocock on republican liberty and explores the way in which this idea of liberty can be used to illuminate educational practice. It argues that republican liberty is distinct from both positive and negative liberty, and its…

    Paperback – 2016-11-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Education, Philosophy and Well-being

    New perspectives on the work of John White

    Edited by Judith Suissa, Carrie Winstanley, Roger Marples

    John White is one of the leading philosophers of education currently working in the Anglophone world. Since first joining the London Institute of Education in 1965, he has made significant contributions to the landscape of the discipline through his teaching, research and numerous publications. His…

    Paperback – 2016-11-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Political Philosophy, Educational Administration and Educative Leadership

    By Reynold Macpherson

    In this book Reynold Macpherson initiates a politically-critical theory of educative leadership as a fresh line of inquiry in the practice, research and theory of educational administration and educational leadership. Divided into four parts, the book introduces the sub-discipline of political…

    Paperback – 2016-11-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Educational Leadership

  • Reclaiming Discipline for Education

    Knowledge, relationships and the birth of community

    By James Macallister

    Discipline is of profound educational importance, both inside educational institutions and outside of them in personal and social life. Reclaiming Discipline for Education revisits neglected philosophical ideas about discipline in education and uses these ideas to re-think practices and discourses…

    Hardback – 2016-11-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Using Shakespeare's Plays to Explore Education Policy Today

    Neoliberalism through the lens of Renaissance humanism

    By Sophie Ward

    Shakespeare is revered as the greatest writer in the English language, yet education reform in the English-speaking world is informed primarily by the ‘market order’, rather than the kind of humanism we might associate with Shakespeare. By considering Shakespeare’s dramatisation of the principles…

    Hardback – 2016-11-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education Policy and Politics

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