Philosophy of Education Products

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2019-08-23
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2019-08-23
    Routledge

  • Knowledge and the University

    Re-claiming Life, 1st Edition

    By Ronald Barnett, Søren S.E. Bengtsen

    For hundreds of years, knowledge has been central in understanding the university. Over recent decades, however, it is the economic value of knowledge that has come to the fore. Now, in a post-truth world, knowledge is also treated with suspicion and has become a vehicle for ideologies. Knowledge…

    Paperback – 2019-08-07
    Routledge

  • Immoral Education

    The Assault on Teachers’ Identities, Autonomy and Efficacy, 1st Edition

    By Simon Gibbs

    This book brings together for the first time a synthesis of philosophical and psychological material to examine the basis for the professional identity that teachers might believe in, and the effects of misunderstanding and mistreating these beliefs. By critically synthesising findings from a range…

    Paperback – 2019-07-29
    Routledge

  • Education, Self-consciousness and Social Action

    Bildung as a Neo-Hegelian Concept, 1st Edition

    By Krassimir Stojanov

    Education, Self-consciousness and Social Action reconstructs the Hegelian concept of education, Bildung, and shows that this concept could serve as a powerful alternative to current psychologist notions of learning. Taking a Hegelian perspective, Stojanov claims that Bildung should be interpreted…

    Paperback – 2019-07-19
    Routledge

  • Cultivating Moral Character and Virtue in Professional Practice

    1st Edition

    Edited by David Carr

    Cultivating Moral Character and Virtue in Professional Practice is a pioneering collection of essays focused on the place of character and virtue in professional practice. Professional practices usually have codes of conduct designed to ensure good conduct; but while such codes may be necessary and…

    Paperback – 2019-07-19
    Routledge

  • The Theory and Practice of Virtue Education

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tom Harrison, David Ian Walker

    The Theory and Practice of Virtue Education offers the reader a comprehensive and authoritative account of both the theoretical and practical complexities of cultivating virtue in education and beyond. The book moves beyond the usual philosophical literature that merely discusses virtue in the…

    Paperback – 2019-07-19
    Routledge

  • Peirce on Perception and Reasoning

    From Icons to Logic, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kathleen A. Hull, Richard Kenneth Atkins

    The founder of both American pragmatism and semiotics, Charles Sanders Peirce (1839–1914) is widely regarded as an enormously important and pioneering theorist. In this book, scholars from around the world examine the nature and significance of Peirce’s work on perception, iconicity, and…

    Paperback – 2019-07-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in American Philosophy

  • Physical Literacy across the World

    1st Edition

    Edited by Margaret Whitehead

    Physical Literacy across the World records the progress of the concept of physical literacy over the last decade. It examines developments, issues and controversies in physical literacy studies, and looks at how the concept has been implemented around the world. Contributions from practitioners…

    Paperback – 2019-06-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport

  • The Philosophy of Play as Life

    1st Edition

    Edited by Wendy Russell, Emily Ryall, Malcolm MacLean

    It is now widely acknowledged that play is central to our lives. As a phenomenon, play poses important questions of reality, subjectivity, competition, inclusion and exclusion. This international collection is the third in a series of books (including The Philosophy of Play and Philosophical…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge

  • Philosophies of Islamic Education

    Historical Perspectives and Emerging Discourses, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mujadad Zaman, Nadeem A. Memon

    The study of Islamic education has hitherto remained a tangential inquiry in the broader focus of Islamic Studies. In the wake of this neglect, a renaissance of sorts has occurred in recent years, reconfiguring the importance of Islam’s attitudes to knowledge, learning and education as paramount in…

    Paperback – 2019-06-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Religion and Education

  • Curriculum Epistemicide

    Towards An Itinerant Curriculum Theory, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-06-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Education, Neoliberalism, and Marxism

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