Philosophy of Education Products

  • Indigenous Education and the Metaphysics of Presence

    A worlded philosophy

    By Carl Mika

    Indigenous Education and the Metaphysics of Presence: A worlded philosophy explores a notion of education called ‘worldedness’ that sits at the core of indigenous philosophy. This is the idea that any one thing is constituted by all others and is, therefore, educational to the extent that it is…

    Hardback – 2017-03-16 
    Routledge
    New Directions in the Philosophy of Education

  • A New Approach to Research Ethics

    Using Guided Dialogue to Strengthen Research Communities

    By Henriikka Mustajoki, Arto Mustajoki

    A New Approach to Research Ethics is a clear, practical and useful guide to the ethical issues faced by researchers today. Examining the theories of ethical decision-making and applying these theories to a range of situations within a research career and process, this text offers a broader…

    Paperback – 2017-03-14 
    Routledge

  • Introducing Bronfenbrenner

    A Guide for Practitioners and Students in Early Years Education

    By Nóirín Hayes, Leah O'Toole, Ann Marie Halpenny

    Children learn in contexts, and the spaces, places and people they come into contact with have a deep influence on their development. Urie Bronfenbrenner’s bioecological model of development places the child at the centre of this complex network, and his influence has been extensive in early…

    Paperback – 2017-03-11 
    Routledge
    Introducing Early Years Thinkers

  • 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 – 2017-03-11 
    Routledge

  • Understanding Mass Higher Education

    Comparative Perspectives on Access

    Edited by David Palfreyman, Ted Tapper

    In recent years most western democracies have experienced a shift from elite to mass higher education, with the United States leading the way. This text compares the experience of this very important social change within different nation states. Whilst recognising the critical global economic…

    Paperback – 2017-02-28 
    Routledge

  • Aristotelian Character Education

    By Kristján Kristjánsson

    This book provides a reconstruction of Aristotelian character education, shedding new light on what moral character really is, and how it can be highlighted, measured, nurtured and taught in current schooling. Arguing that many recent approaches to character education understand character in…

    Paperback – 2017-02-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

  • A Political Sociology of Educational Knowledge

    Studies of Exclusions and Difference

    Edited by Thomas A. Popkewitz, Jennifer Diaz, Christopher Kirchgasler

    Bringing together the sociology of knowledge, cultural studies, and post-foundational and historical approaches, this book asks what schooling does, and what are its limits and dangers. The focus is on how the systems of reason that govern schooling embody historically generated rules and standards…

    Hardback – 2017-02-07 
    Routledge

  • 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
    Routledge Revivals

  • 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 – 2017-01-28 
    Routledge

  • Childhood, Education and Philosophy

    New ideas for an old relationship

    By Walter Kohan

    This book explores the idea of a childlike education and offers critical tools to question traditional forms of education, and alternative ways to understand and practice the relationship between education and childhood. Engaging with the work of Michel Foucault, Jacques Rancière, Giorgio Agamben…

    Paperback – 2017-01-24 
    Routledge
    New Directions in the Philosophy of Education

  • 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
    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 
    Routledge
    New Directions in the Philosophy of Education

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