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  • Education and the Value of Knowledge

    1st Edition

    By M. A. B. Degenhardt

    In this title, first published in 1982, the author deals with some of the all-important questions of curriculum justification such as ‘why do we value knowledge?’; ‘why is it that we value some kinds of knowledge more than others?’; ‘can we simply receive knowledge to be good, or is our belief that…

    Paperback – 2018-02-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Education

  • Religious Education

    Philosophical Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By John Sealey

    The majority of books on religious education are written by those who are themselves adherents of particular religious beliefs and such books almost invariably reflect their authors’ religious inclinations. Therefore a critical look at certain key aspects in religious education from a secular point…

    Paperback – 2018-02-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Education

  • Teaching Critical Thinking

    Dialogue and Dialectic, 1st Edition

    By John E. McPeck

    This book, first published in 1990, takes a critical look at the major assumptions which support critical thinking programs and discovers many unresolved questions which threaten their viability. John McPeck argues that some of these assumptions are incoherent or run counter to common sense, while…

    Paperback – 2018-02-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Education

  • Critical Thinking and Education

    1st Edition

    By John E. McPeck

    The skills of ‘critical thinking’ occupy a contentious place in debates on education. It is of course widely recognised that education must consist of more than an unreasoning accumulation of facts and skills, and that modern society demands a highly-developed critical awareness to cope with its…

    Paperback – 2018-02-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Education

  • Developing Moral Sensitivity

    1st Edition

    Edited by Deborah Mower, Wade L. Robison, Phyllis Vandenberg

    Moral sensitivity affects whether and how we see others, note moral concerns, respond with delicacy, and navigate complex social interactions. Scholars from a variety of fields explore the concept of moral sensitivity and how it develops, beginning with a natural moral capacity for sensitivity…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

  • Experiential Learning in Philosophy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Julinna Oxley, Ramona Ilea

    In this volume, Julinna Oxley and Ramona Ilea bring together essays that examine and defend the use of experiential learning activities to teach philosophical terms, concepts, arguments, and practices. Experiential learning emphasizes the importance of student engagement outside the…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Education in Computer Generated Environments

    1st Edition

    By Sara de Freitas

    This book examines the implications of computer-generated learning for curriculum design, epistemology, and pedagogy, exploring the ways these technologies transform the relationship between knowledge and learning, and between teachers and students. It argues that these technologies and practices…

    Paperback – 2018-01-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Edmond Holmes and Progressive Education

    1st Edition

    By John Howlett

    Although considered a figure of great importance and influence by his contemporaries, Edmond Holmes has been consigned to relative obscurity in the progressive educational tradition. This book reinstates Holmes as a key figure in the history of progressive education, both as a school inspector and…

    Paperback – 2018-01-22
    Routledge

  • Academies, Free Schools and Social Justice

    1st Edition

    Edited by Geoffrey Walford

    Academies were introduced by Labour in 2000 and first opened their doors in 2002, but during Labour’s time in power the nature of the Academies changed. At first they were designed to replace existing failing schools but, by 2004, the expectation had widened to provide for entirely new schools…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12
    Routledge

  • Education in/for Socialism

    Historical, Current and Future Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tom G. Griffiths, Zsuzsa Millei

    This book re-examines aspects of historical socialism, and includes case studies of education within twenty-first century socialist and post-socialist contexts shaped by the trajectories of historical socialism. Through these case studies, contributions offer insights into key questions: How are…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12
    Routledge

  • Philosophy in Schools

    1st Edition

    Edited by Felicity Haynes

    In 1972, Matthew Lipman founded the Institute of Advancement for Philosophy for Children (IAPC), producing a series of novels and teaching manuals promoting philosophical inquiry at all levels of schooling. The programme consisted of stories about children discussing traditional topics of ethics,…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12
    Routledge
    Educational Philosophy and Theory

  • Expertise, Pedagogy and Practice

    1st Edition

    Edited by David Simpson, David Beckett

    Expertise, Pedagogy and Practice takes as its focus recent work on situated and embodied cognition, the concepts of expertise, skill and practice, and contemporary pedagogical theory. This work has made important steps towards overcoming traditional intellectualist and individualist models of…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12
    Routledge
    Educational Philosophy and Theory

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