Philosophy of Education Products

  • Semiotic Theory of Learning

    New Perspectives in the Philosophy of Education, 1st Edition

    By Andrew Stables, Winfried Nöth, Alin Olteanu, Sébastien Pesce, Eetu Pikkarainen

    Semiotic Theory of Learning asks what learning is and what brings it about, challenging the hegemony of psychological and sociological constructions of learning in order to develop a burgeoning literature in semiotics as an educational foundation.  Drawing on theoretical research and its…

    Hardback – 2018-05-23
    Routledge

  • The Affected Teacher

    Psychosocial Perspectives on Professional Experience and Policy Resistance, 1st Edition

    By Alex Moore

    At a time when teaching and learning policy too often presents itself in a simplistic input-output language of measurable targets and objectives, The Affected Teacher explores the role played by emotionality in how professional life is experienced by school teachers. The book argues that, in the…

    Paperback – 2018-05-21
    Routledge

  • John Dewey's Democracy and Education in an Era of Globalization

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mordechai Gordon, Andrea R. English

    2016 marked the hundred-year anniversary of John Dewey’s seminal work Democracy and Education. This centennial presented philosophers and educators with an opportunity to reexamine and evaluate its impact on various aspects of education in democratic societies. This volume brings together some of…

    Hardback – 2018-05-15
    Routledge
    Educational Philosophy and Theory

  • Left Behind: The Public Education Crisis in the United States

    1st Edition

    By Paul L. Jalbert

    This book addresses the harmful influences that the cultural, social, economic, political and ideological dimensions, in current ‘American’ society, have upon the delivery of elementary, secondary and university education. It examines the effects of poverty, funding at the local, state and federal…

    Paperback – 2018-05-10
    Routledge

  • The Confucian Concept of Learning

    Revisited for East Asian Humanistic Pedagogies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Duck-Joo Kwak, Morimichi Kato, Ruyu Hung

    What does the Confucian heritage mean to modern East Asian education today? Is it invalid and outdated, or an irreplaceable cultural resource for an alternative approach to education? And to what extent can we recover the humanistic elements of the Confucian tradition of education for use in world…

    Hardback – 2018-05-09
    Routledge
    Educational Philosophy and Theory

  • Maxine Greene and the Pedagogy of Social Imagination

    An Intellectual Genealogy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Hannah Spector, Robert Lake, Tricia M. Kress

    Devoted to and inspired by the late Maxine Greene, a champion of education and advocator of the arts, this book recognizes the importance of Greene’s scholarship by revisiting her oeuvre in the context of the intellectual historicity that shaped its formation. As a scholar, Greene dialogued with…

    Hardback – 2018-05-09
    Routledge

  • On the Politics of Educational Theory

    Rhetoric, theoretical ambiguity, and the construction of society, 1st Edition

    By Tomasz Szkudlarek

    On the Politics of Educational Theory considers the political significance of educational theory as a specific genre of public discourse. Rather than understanding educational theories solely as addressing issues of childrearing and instruction, this book aims to view educational theories in a…

    Paperback – 2018-05-09
    Routledge
    Theorizing Education

  • Reclaiming Discipline for Education

    Knowledge, relationships and the birth of community, 1st Edition

    By James MacAllister

    Discipline is of profound educational importance, both inside educational institutions and outside of them in personal and social life. Reclaiming Discipline for Education revisits neglected philosophical ideas about discipline in education and uses these ideas to re-think practices and discourses…

    Paperback – 2018-05-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Using Shakespeare's Plays to Explore Education Policy Today

    Neoliberalism through the lens of Renaissance humanism, 1st Edition

    By Sophie Ward

    Shakespeare is revered as the greatest writer in the English language, yet education reform in the English-speaking world is informed primarily by the ‘market order’, rather than the kind of humanism we might associate with Shakespeare. By considering Shakespeare’s dramatisation of the principles…

    Paperback – 2018-05-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education Policy and Politics

  • Time and the Rhythms of Emancipatory Education

    Rethinking the temporal complexity of self and society, 1st Edition

    By Michel Alhadeff-Jones

    Time and the Rhythms of Emancipatory Education argues that by rethinking the way we relate to time, we can fundamentally rethink the way we conceive education. Beyond the contemporary rhetoric of acceleration, speed, urgency or slowness, this book provides an epistemological, historical and…

    Paperback – 2018-05-08
    Routledge
    Theorizing Education

  • Levinas and the Philosophy of Education

    1st Edition

    Edited by Guoping Zhao

    Delving into Levinas’s ideas in nuanced and sophisticated ways, this book innovatively blends and juxtaposes Levinas with other thinkers, perspectives, and fields of thinking. Some contributions are traditional, but superbly analyzed and argued renderings of his thought, and they contrast with more…

    Hardback – 2018-05-01
    Routledge
    Educational Philosophy and Theory

  • The Value and Limits of Academic Speech

    Philosophical, Political, and Legal Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Donald Alexander Downs, Chris W. Surprenant

    Free speech has been a historically volatile issue in higher education. In recent years, however, there has been a surge of progressive censorship on campus. This wave of censorship has been characterized by the explosive growth of such policies as "trigger warnings" for course materials; "safe…

    Hardback – 2018-04-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

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