Philosophy of Education Products

  • Understanding Skills

    Thinking, Feeling, and Caring

    By Robin Barrow

    It is widely agreed that education should involve the development of understanding, critical thinking, imagination, and emotions. However, this book, first published in 1990, argues that our views to these key concepts are confused and inaccurate, and therefore what we do in schools is generally…

    Paperback – 2017-01-31 
    Routledge Revivals

  • Contemporary Issues in Early Childhood Education in Germany

    Edited by Wilfried Smidt

    The importance of early childhood education has been emphasized by a large body of research that has demonstrated that children’s cognitive and socio-emotional development is significantly influenced by the quality of the education and care received from their families and in preschool.…

    Hardback – 2017-01-20 

  • Education, Justice and the Human Good

    Fairness and equality in the education system

    Edited by Kirsten Meyer

    The education system is faced with many demands of justice. What these demands imply and how they are justified is, however, disputed. In this book, international contributors present cutting edge research to discuss the relationship between educational justice and the value of education.By…

    Paperback – 2017-01-15 
    Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education

  • Thomas Jefferson's Philosophy of Education

    A utopian dream

    By M. Andrew Holowchak

    Thomas Jefferson had a profoundly advanced educational vision that went hand in hand with his political philosophy - each of which served the goal of human flourishing. His republicanism marked a break with the conservatism of traditional non-representative governments, characterized by birth and…

    Paperback – 2017-01-15 
    New Directions in the Philosophy of Education

  • Edusemiotics

    Semiotic philosophy as educational foundation

    By Andrew Stables, Inna Semetsky

    Edusemiotics addresses an emerging field of inquiry, educational semiotics, as a philosophy of and for education. Using "sign" as a unit of analysis, educational semiotics amalgamates philosophy, educational theory and semiotics. Edusemiotics draws on the intellectual legacy of such philosophers as…

    Paperback – 2017-01-15 
    New Directions in the Philosophy of Education

  • Biotechnology, Education and Life Politics

    Debating genetic futures from school to society

    By Pádraig Murphy

    What should individuals and society do when genetic screening becomes widely available and with its impact on current and future generations still uncertain? How can our education systems around the world respond to these developments? Reproductive and genetic technologies (RGTs) are increasingly…

    Paperback – 2017-01-11 
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Human-Centred Education

    A practical handbook and guide

    By Scherto Gill, Garrett Thomson

    Human-Centred Education (HCE) radically rethinks the aims of education, the nature of learning, and the relationship between individuals in schools. This accessible guide presents a HCE approach to schooling and includes a variety of rich pedagogical examples. It provides practical suggestions as…

    Paperback – 2017-01-10 

  • Procreation, Parenthood, and Educational Rights

    Ethical and Philosophical Issues

    Edited by Jaime Ahlberg, Michael Cholbi

    Procreation, Parenthood, and Educational Rights explores important issues at the nexus of two burgeoning areas within moral and social philosophy: procreative ethics and parental rights. Surprisingly, there has been comparatively little scholarly engagement across these subdisciplinary boundaries,…

    Hardback – 2016-12-22 
    Routledge Research in Applied Ethics

  • Henri Lefebvre and Education

    Space, history, theory

    By Sue Middleton

    During his lifetime Henri Lefebvre (1901-1991) was renowned in France as a philosopher, sociologist and activist. Although he published more than 70 books, few were available in English until The Production of Space was translated in 1991. While this work - often associated with geography - has…

    Paperback – 2016-12-20 
    New Directions in the Philosophy of Education

  • The Routledge International Handbook of Philosophy for Children

    Edited by Maughn Rollins Gregory, Joanna Haynes, Karin Murris

    This rich and diverse collection offers a range of perspectives and practices of Philosophy for Children (P4C). P4C has become a significant educational and philosophical movement with growing impact on schools and educational policy. Its community of inquiry pedagogy has been taken up in community…

    Hardback – 2016-12-16 
    Routledge International Handbooks of Education

  • Reconceptualizing Plato’s Socrates at the Limit of Education

    A Socratic Curriculum Grounded in Finite Human Transcendence

    By James M. Magrini

    Bridging the gap between interpretations of "Third Way" Platonic scholarship and "phenomenological-ontological" scholarship, this book argues for a unique ontological-hermeneutic interpretation of Plato and Plato’s Socrates. Reconceptualizing Plato’s Socrates at the Limit of Education offers a…

    Hardback – 2016-12-13 
    Studies in Curriculum Theory Series

  • Old and new generations in the 21st century

    Shifting landscapes of education

    Edited by Stefan Ramaekers

    The matter of simply living together, on both a global and a local scale, is complicated by the cultural, economic, religious, technological, and ecological challenges that we face in today’s world. An educational-philosophical take on these complexities translates into reflections on, and attempts…

    Hardback – 2016-12-12 

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