Philosophy of Education Products

  • Media and Moral Education

    A Philosophy of Critical Engagement

    By Laura D'Olimpio

    Media and Moral Education demonstrates that the study of philosophy can be used to enhance critical thinking skills, which are sorely needed in today’s technological age. It addresses the current oversight of the educational environment not keeping pace with rapid advances in technology, despite…

    Hardback – 2017-10-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education

  • The Idea of a Social Studies Education

    The Role of Philosophical Counseling

    By James Duplass

    Offering a fresh take on the purpose of social studies today, James Duplass positions philosophical counseling as a way for teachers to engage students in thinking deeply about what it means to be a citizen in a democratic society. The Idea of a Social Studies Education takes a uniquely humanistic…

    Paperback – 2017-09-28 
    Routledge

  • Revisiting Actor-Network Theory in Education

    Edited by Tara Fenwick, Richard Edwards

    Actor-network theory (ANT) is enjoying a notable surge of interest in educational research. New directions and questions are emerging along with new empirical approaches, as educators bring unique sensibilities and commitments to the ongoing debates and reconfigurations that characterise…

    Hardback – 2017-09-26 
    Routledge
    Education and Social Theory

  • Re-Enchanting Education and Spiritual Wellbeing

    Fostering belonging and meaning-making for global citizens

    Edited by Marian de Souza, Anna Halafoff

    Education is in a constant state of renewal internationally where it responds to a number of pressing social, political and cultural issues. Processes of globalization, a number of conflicts and acts of terror, economic and environmental crises have led to large waves of migration and asylum…

    Paperback – 2017-09-25 
    Routledge

  • Heidegger and Executive Education

    The Management of Time

    By Toby Thompson

    Global corporations and the senior executives who oversee them have been subject to great criticism in recent times: not only do such corporations hold extreme concentrations of wealth, but they continue to sanction staggering pay inequalities between the haves and the have-nots. At the same time,…

    Hardback – 2017-09-18 
    Routledge
    New Directions in the Philosophy of Education

  • American Education

    18th Edition

    By Joel Spring

    Featuring current information and challenging perspectives on the latest issues and forces shaping the American educational system—with scholarship that is often cited as a primary source, Joel Spring introduces readers to the historical, political, social, and legal foundations of education and to…

    Paperback – 2017-09-18 
    Routledge
    Sociocultural, Political, and Historical Studies in Education

  • Exploring Education

    An Introduction to the Foundations of Education, 5th Edition

    By Alan R. Sadovnik, Peter W. Cookson, Jr., Susan F. Semel, Ryan W. Coughlan

    This much-anticipated fifth edition of Exploring Education offers an alternative to traditional foundations texts by combining a point-of-view analysis with primary source readings. Pre- and in-service teachers will find a solid introduction to the foundations disciplines -- history, philosophy,…

    Paperback – 2017-09-13 
    Routledge

  • The Philosophy of Play as Life

    Edited by Wendy Russell, Emily Ryall, Malcolm MacLean

    It is now widely acknowledged that play is central to our lives. As a phenomenon, play poses important questions of reality, subjectivity, competition, inclusion and exclusion. This international collection is the third in a series of books (including The Philosophy of Play and Philosophical…

    Hardback – 2017-09-12 
    Routledge

  • A New Vision of Liberal Education

    The good of the unexamined life

    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 – 2017-09-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Contesting Governing Ideologies

    An Educational Philosophy and Theory Reader on Neoliberalism, Volume III

    Edited by Michael Peters, Marek Tesar

    Contesting Governing Ideologies is the third volume in the Educational Philosophy and Theory: Editor’s Choice series and represents a collection of texts that provide a cutting-edge analysis of the philosophy and theory of performances of neoliberal ideology in education. In past decades,…

    Hardback – 2017-09-04 
    Routledge
    Educational Philosophy and Theory: Editor’s Choice

  • Troubling the Changing Paradigms

    An Educational Philosophy and Theory Early Childhood Reader, Volume IV

    Edited by Michael A Peters, Marek Tesar

    Troubling the Changing Paradigms is the fourth volume in the Educational Philosophy and Theory: Editor’s Choice series and represents a collection of texts that were selected as representations of the philosophy and pedagogy of early years, childhood and early childhood education. The philosophy of…

    Hardback – 2017-09-04 
    Routledge
    Educational Philosophy and Theory: Editor’s Choice

  • Education and Pedagogy in Cultural Change

    By Wolfgang Brezinka

    In a period of rapid cultural shifts, changing populations and new ideologies take hold and reshape political agendas and norms in the West. It is against this backdrop that Wolfgang Brezinka presents his controversial take on the impact these changes have made on the public education landscape.…

    Hardback – 2017-08-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

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