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  • John Wesley and the Education of Children

    Gender, Class and Piety, 1st Edition

    By Linda A. Ryan

    Scholars have historically associated John Wesley’s educational endeavours with the boarding school he established at Kingswood, near Bristol, in 1746. However, his educational endeavours extended well beyond that single institution, even to non-Methodist educational programmes. This book sets out…

    Hardback – 2017-11-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Methodist Studies Series

  • The Ecological University

    A Feasible Utopia, 1st Edition

    By Ronald Barnett

    Universities continue to expand, bringing considerable debate about their purposes and relationship to the world. In The Ecological University, Ronald Barnett argues that universities are short of their potential and responsibilities in an ever-changing and challenging environment. This book…

    Paperback – 2017-10-31
    Routledge

  • K–12 Education as a Hermeneutic Adventurous Endeavor

    Toward an Educational Way of Thinking, 1st Edition

    By Doron Yosef-Hassidim

    Considering the role of compulsory mass education and schooling in a democratic society, this book introduces an alternative vision for K-12 education as an "adventurous endeavour." Grounded in a strong theoretical framework, Yosef-Hassidim reveals the negative impact of instrumentalization of…

    Hardback – 2017-10-30
    Routledge
    Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education

  • Michel Foucault and Education Policy Analysis

    1st Edition

    Edited by Stephen J. Ball

    The work of Michel Foucault has become a major resource for educational researchers seeking to understand how education makes us what we are. In this book, a group of contributors explore how Foucault’s work is used in a variety of ways to explore the ‘hows’ and ‘whos’ of education policy – its…

    Paperback – 2017-10-26
    Routledge

  • Perspectives on Gratitude

    An interdisciplinary approach, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2017-10-26
    Routledge

  • Heidegger on Literature, Poetry, and Education after the “Turn”

    At the Limits of Metaphysics, 1st Edition

    By James M. Magrini, Elias Schwieler

    Offering new and original readings of literature, poetry, and education as interpreted through the conceptual lens of Heidegger’s later philosophy of the "Turn", this book helps readers understand Heidegger’s later thought and presents new takes on how to engage the themes that emerged from his…

    Hardback – 2017-10-24
    Routledge
    Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education

  • Philosophy, Dialogue, and Education

    Nine Modern European Philosophers, 1st Edition

    By Alexandre Guilherme, W. John Morgan

    Philosophy, Dialogue, and Education is an advanced introduction to nine key European social philosophers: Martin Buber, Mikhail Bakhtin, Lev Vygotsky, Hannah Arendt, Emmanuel Levinas, Maurice Merleau-Ponty, Simone Weil, Michael Oakeshott, and Jürgen Habermas. This detailed yet highly readable work…

    Hardback – 2017-10-23
    Routledge
    Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education

  • Introducing Trevarthen

    A Guide for Practitioners and Students in Early Years Education, 1st Edition

    By Sandra Smidt

    Colwyn Trevarthen’s seminal work has earned him a place alongside the most prestigious thinkers, writers and researchers into human development. He is universally acknowledged as the pre-eminent expert on foetal, neonatal and early childhood development. Sandra Smidt examines the impact of his…

    Paperback – 2017-10-19
    Routledge
    Introducing Early Years Thinkers

  • Inoperative Learning

    A Radical Rewriting of Educational Potentialities, 1st Edition

    By Tyson E. Lewis

    Inoperative Learning embodies a weak philosophy of education. It does not offer a set of solutions or guidelines for improving educational outcomes, but rather renders taken-for-granted assumptions about the theory-practice coupling inoperative. By arguing that such logic reduces education to…

    Hardback – 2017-10-19
    Routledge
    Theorizing Education

  • Art, Artists and Pedagogy

    Philosophy and the Arts in Education, 1st Edition

    Edited by Christopher Naughton, Gert Biesta, David R. Cole

    This volume has been brought together to generate new ideas and provoke discussion about what constitutes arts education in the twenty-first century, both within the institution and beyond. Art, Artists and Pedagogy is intended for educators who teach the arts from early childhood to tertiary…

    Paperback – 2017-10-19
    Routledge

  • The History of Pedagogy

    1st Edition

    By Gabriel Compayré

    Payne’s translation of Compayré’s The History of Pedagogy was initially published in 1886 due to a general lack of historical texts on education in the late nineteenth century. Compayré provides a thorough account of the doctrines and methods used by educators throughout history from educators of…

    Paperback – 2017-10-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Re-envisioning Chinese Education

    The meaning of person-making in a new age, 1st Edition

    Edited by Guoping Zhao, Zongyi Deng

    Maintaining education as a pedagogical space for human formation, this book is distinctive in looking at the crisis rather than the success of Chinese education. The editors and contributors, mostly overseas and mainland Chinese scholars, argue that modern Chinese education has been built upon a…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge

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