Philosophy of Education Products

  • Philosophy in Schools

    Edited by Felicity Haynes

    In 1972, Matthew Lipman founded the Institute of Advancement for Philosophy for Children (IAPC), producing a series of novels and teaching manuals promoting philosophical inquiry at all levels of schooling. The programme consisted of stories about children discussing traditional topics of ethics,…

    Hardback – 2016-03-09 
    Educational Philosophy and Theory

  • 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 – 2016-02-29 

  • Popper’s Approach to Education

    A Cornerstone of Teaching and Learning

    By Stephanie Chitpin

    Challenging the theory of induction in teacher education, this book proposes a knowledge-building framework based on the critical rationalism of philosopher of science, Karl Popper. The Objective Knowledge Growth Framework developed in this book is designed to be an effective critical analysis…

    Hardback – 2016-02-26 
    Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education

  • Perspectives on Gratitude

    An interdisciplinary approach

    Edited by David Carr

    Psychologists, philosophers, theologians and educationalists have all lately explored various conceptual, moral, psychological and pedagogical dimensions of gratitude in a rapidly expanding academic and popular literature. However, while the distinguished contributors to this work hail from these…

    Hardback – 2016-02-25 

  • Spirituality in Education in a Global, Pluralised World

    By Marian de Souza

    A particular problem associated with international research in the field of spirituality and education is the reluctance of scholars to agree on what spirituality means, with numerous descriptions increasing ambiguity and reducing the impact of research in the discipline. This book argues that it…

    Hardback – 2016-02-23 
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Loris Malaguzzi and the Schools of Reggio Emilia

    A selection of his writings and speeches, 1945-1993

    Edited by Paola Cagliari, Marina Castagnetti, Claudia Giudici, Carlina Rinaldi, Vea Vecchi, Peter Moss

    Loris Malaguzzi was one of the most important figures in 20th century early childhood education, achieving world-wide recognition for his educational ideas and his role in the creation of municipal schools for young children in the Italian city of Reggio Emilia, the most successful example ever of…

    Paperback – 2016-02-11 
    Contesting Early Childhood

  • Education Reform and the Concept of Good Teaching

    By Derek Gottlieb

    In an effort to address the problems confronting the American education system, the Obama administration has issued structural and systematic reforms such as Race to the Top. These initiatives introduce new statistics and accountability systems to gauge what constitutes "good" teaching, both from…

    Paperback – 2016-02-09 
    Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education

  • Philosophy of Education in Action

    An Inquiry-Based Approach

    By David W. Nicholson

    Philosophy of Education in Action is an innovative, inquiry-based introductory text that invites readers to study philosophy of education through the lens of their own observations and experiences. Structured according to a "Wonder Model of Inquiry," each chapter begins by posing a fundamental What…

    Paperback – 2016-02-04 

  • The Empirical Science of Religious Education

    Edited by Mandy Robbins, Leslie J. Francis

    The Empirical Science of Religious Education draws together a collection of innovative articles in the field of religious education which passed the editorial scrutiny of Professor Robert Jackson over the course of his impactful fourteen year career as editor of the British Journal of Religious…

    Hardback – 2016-02-03 

  • Curriculum Epistemicide

    Towards An Itinerant Curriculum Theory

    By João M. Paraskeva

    Around the world, curriculum – hard sciences, social sciences and the humanities – has been dominated and legitimated by prevailing Western Eurocentric Anglophone discourses and practices. Drawing from and within a complex range of epistemological perspectives from the Middle East, Africa, Southern…

    Hardback – 2016-01-28 
    Routledge Studies in Education and Neoliberalism

  • African Philosophy of Education Reconsidered

    On being human

    By Yusef Waghid

    Much of the literature on the African philosophy of education juxtaposes two philosophical strands as mutually exclusive entities; traditional ethnophilosophy on the one hand, and ‘scientific’ African philosophy on the other. While traditional ethnophilosophy is associated with the cultural…

    Paperback – 2016-01-22 
    New Directions in the Philosophy of Education

  • Forgotten Connections

    On culture and upbringing

    By Klaus Mollenhauer

    Edited by Norm Friesen

    Klaus Mollenhauer’s Forgotten Connections: On Culture and Upbringing is internationally regarded as one of the most important German contributions to educational and curriculum theory in the 20th century. Appearing here in English for the first time, the book draws on Mollenhauer’s concern for…

    Paperback – 2016-01-22 
    Theorizing Education

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