Philosophy of Education Products

  • Freud, Lacan, Zizek and Education

    Exploring Unconscious Investments in Policy and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Claudia Lapping

    All areas of education policy and practice are driven by unconscious investments in ignorance, or idealised images of transformation of the individual, society and economy. The promise of fulfilment and associated threats of disappointment or destruction tend to dominate conscious accounts of…

    Hardback – 2018-09-25
    Routledge
    Education and Social Theory

  • Cultural and Economic Reproduction in Education

    Essays on Class, Ideology and the State, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael W. Apple

    First published in 1982, this collection of essays provides an analysis of education’s contradictory role in social reproduction. It looks at the complex relations between the economic, political and cultural spheres of society, both historically and at the time of publication, and hones the wider…

    Paperback – 2018-09-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Sociology of Education

  • Bourdieu and Education

    1st Edition

    Edited by Diane Reay

    Specially selected by Diane Reay, this is a collection of innovative and thought-provoking recently published papers that 'use' Bourdieu to put theory into practice in order to understand and analyse educational problems. Bourdieu's work is renowned for its focus on inequalities and its centering…

    Hardback – 2018-09-18
    Routledge
    Education and Social Theory

  • Philosophy and Pedagogy of Early Childhood

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sandy Farquhar, E. Jayne White

    In recent years, new discourses have emerged to inform the philosophy and pedagogy of early childhood. This collection brings together contributions from leading scholars in early childhood education, and each chapter engages with the critical task of reformulating early childhood education and the…

    Paperback – 2018-09-18
    Routledge
    Educational Philosophy and Theory

  • Education and Free Will

    Spinoza, Causal Determinism and Moral Formation, 1st Edition

    By Johan Dahlbeck

    Education and Free Will critically assesses and makes use of Spinoza’s insights on human freedom to construe an account of education that is compatible with causal determinism without sacrificing the educational goal of increasing students’ autonomy and self-determination. Offering a thorough…

    Hardback – 2018-09-13
    Routledge
    Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education

  • Religion, Education and Society

    1st Edition

    Edited by Elisabeth Arweck, Robert Jackson

    This volume presents findings from recent research focusing on young people and the way they relate to religion in their education and upbringing. The essays are diverse and multidisciplinary - in terms of the religions they discuss (including Christianity, Islam and Sikhism); the settings where…

    Paperback – 2018-09-04
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook of Applied Epistemology

    1st Edition

    Edited by David Coady, James Chase

    While applied epistemology has been neglected for much of the twentieth century, it has seen emerging interest in recent years, with key thinkers in the field helping to put it on the philosophical map. Although it is an old tradition, current technological and social developments have dramatically…

    Hardback – 2018-08-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Handbooks in Philosophy

  • Ethical and Inclusive Research with Children

    1st Edition

    Edited by Roseanna Bourke

    The imperative to include children and young people in educational research, and in more participative ways, is educationally important when exploring policy and practice contexts. It is also critical to recognise that children have the right to contribute to debates, and can express their views…

    Hardback – 2018-08-29
    Routledge

  • Aesthetic Practices and Adult Education

    1st Edition

    Edited by Darlene E. Clover, Kathy Sanford, Shauna Butterwick

    In the past, and over the last decade in particular, the arts and arts spaces have become integral to the research, theory and practice of adult education. This edited volume showcases the possibilities and challenges of work by adult educators in community settings, university classrooms and arts…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23
    Routledge

  • Dialectics of Knowing in Education

    Transforming Conventional Practice into its Opposite, 1st Edition

    By Neil Hooley

    Dialectics of Knowing in Education strengthens the philosophical basis of formal education that has been weakened by neoliberalism over the past 30 years. It theorises and encourages human existence based on social action, culture, inquiry and creativity so that citizens in democratic…

    Paperback – 2018-08-15
    Routledge

  • Culture and General Education

    A Survey, 1st Edition

    By W. Kenneth Richmond

    Originally published in 1963, this remarkable book discusses the results of the ‘tests of culture’ devised by the author, two of which, when published in The Times Educational Supplement, evoked such wide interest that he was almost overwhelmed with unsolicited test scores and correspondence. The…

    Hardback – 2018-08-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Literature of Education

    A Critical Bibliography 1945-1970, 1st Edition

    By W. Kenneth Richmond

    Original blurb: "The volume of writing on educational topics has increased so prodigiously in recent years that the student is likely to lose himself in a sea of print. This may lead him to opt for the first book that comes to hand, or waste time rifling through half a dozen when a thorough grasp…

    Hardback – 2018-08-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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