Philosophy of Education Products

  • The Philosophy of Well-Being

    An Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Guy Fletcher

    Well-being occupies a central role in ethics and political philosophy, including in major theories such as utilitarianism. It also extends far beyond philosophy: recent studies into the science and psychology of well-being have propelled the topic to centre stage, and governments spend millions on…

    Paperback – 2016-04-26
    Routledge

  • Philosophy of Education in Action

    An Inquiry-Based Approach, 1st Edition

    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 – 2016-02-01
    Routledge

  • Ethical Leadership and Decision Making in Education

    Applying Theoretical Perspectives to Complex Dilemmas, 4th Edition

    By Joan Poliner Shapiro, Jacqueline A. Stefkovich

    The fourth edition of the best-selling text, Ethical Leadership and Decision Making in Education, continues to address the increasing interest in ethics and assists educational leaders with the complex dilemmas in today’s challenging and diverse society. Through discussion and analysis of real-life…

    Paperback – 2016-01-15
    Routledge

  • Democratic Ethical Educational Leadership

    Reclaiming School Reform, 1st Edition

    By Steven Jay Gross, Joan Poliner Shapiro

    A democratic, ethical leader integrates democracy, social justice, and school reform through dialogue and is guided by a sense of responsibility to students, families, and the community. Democratic Ethical Educational Leadership presents a cohesive framework for aspiring and practicing leaders to…

    Paperback – 2015-08-18
    Routledge

  • Exploring Education at Postgraduate Level

    Policy, theory and practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anne O'Grady, Vanessa Cottle

    There is a growing demand for educational professionals to develop a more critical understanding of the key and emerging debates in education so that they can better meet the challenges and demands placed upon them. Exploring Education at Postgraduate Level represents a range of perspectives from…

    Paperback – 2015-08-11
    Routledge

  • Philosophy of Education

    4th Edition

    By Nel Noddings

    The first edition of Nel Noddings' Philosophy of Education was acclaimed as the 'best overview in the field' by the journal Teaching Philosophy and predicted to 'become the standard textbook in philosophy of education' by Educational Theory. This classic text, originally designed to give the…

    Paperback – 2015-07-28
    Routledge

  • Dewey

    1st Edition

    By Steven Fesmire

    John Dewey (1859 - 1952) was the dominant voice in American philosophy through the World Wars, the Great Depression, and the nascent years of the Cold War. With a professional career spanning three generations and a profile that no public intellectual has operated on in the U.S. since, Dewey's…

    Paperback – 2014-11-20
    Routledge
    The Routledge Philosophers

  • Philosophy and Education

    An introduction to key questions and themes, 1st Edition

    By Joanna Haynes, Ken Gale, Melanie Parker

    Written specifically for education studies students, this accessible text offers a clear introduction to philosophy and education. It skilfully guides readers through this challenging and sometimes complex area bringing key philosophical ideas and questions to life in the context and practice of…

    Paperback – 2014-11-18
    Routledge
    Foundations of Education Studies

  • An ABC of Early Childhood Education

    A guide to some of the key issues, 1st Edition

    By Sandra Smidt

    This unique and engaging resource describes, critiques and analyses the significance of a wide range of contemporary and classic ideas about how young children learn. Organised in a handy A – Z format, best-selling author and early years expert Sandra Smidt: Traces back each idea to the roots of…

    Paperback – 2014-09-25
    Routledge

  • Science Teaching

    The Contribution of History and Philosophy of Science, 20th Anniversary Revised and Expanded Edition, 2nd Edition

    By Michael R. Matthews

    Science Teaching explains how history and philosophy of science contributes to the resolution of persistent theoretical, curricular, and pedagogical issues in science education. It shows why it is essential for science teachers to know and appreciate the history and philosophy of the subject they…

    Paperback – 2014-08-26
    Routledge

  • Moral Development

    Theory and Applications, 1st Edition

    By Elizabeth C. Vozzola

    A CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title 2014! This class-tested text provides a comprehensive overview of the classical and current theories of moral development and applications of these theories in various counseling and educational settings. Lively and accessible, this text engages students through…

    Paperback – 2014-02-04
    Routledge

  • Introducing Piaget

    A guide for practitioners and students in early years education, 1st Edition

    By Ann Marie Halpenny, Jan Pettersen

    Jean Piaget was one of the most significant contributors to our current understanding of how children think and learn, from birth through to adolescence. In this comprehensive and accessible new book, Ann Marie Halpenny and Jan Pettersen capture the key concepts and principles of Piaget’s…

    Paperback – 2013-08-19
    Routledge
    Introducing Early Years Thinkers

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