Philosophy of Education Products

  • Contesting Governing Ideologies

    An Educational Philosophy and Theory Reader on Neoliberalism, Volume III, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael A. Peters, Marek Tesar

    Contesting Governing Ideologies is the third volume in the Educational Philosophy and Theory: Editor’s Choice series and represents a collection of texts that provide a cutting-edge analysis of the philosophy and theory of performances of neoliberal ideology in education. In past decades,…

    Paperback – 2018-12-19
    Educational Philosophy and Theory: Editor’s Choice

  • Transformative Management Education

    The Role of the Humanities and Social Sciences, 1st Edition

    By Ulrike Landfester, Jörg Metelmann

    Due to the recent global financial crises, academic business schools have come in for much criticism, having, in the eyes of the public, failed in their responsibility to society by teaching future managers only how to increase their personal gain without any consideration as to their actions’…

    Paperback – 2018-12-13
    Routledge Advances in Management and Business Studies

  • Designing Buildings for the Future of Schooling

    Contemporary Visions for Education, 1st Edition

    Edited by Hau Ming Tse, Harry Daniels, Andrew Stables, Sarah Cox

    Bringing together leading experts from the fields of architecture, design, engineering, education and the social sciences, this valuable collection presents a multidimensional understanding of the complexities and ways in which school designs influence and are influenced by educational practice.…

    Paperback – 2018-12-03

  • Philosophical Inquiry with Children

    The Development of an Inquiring Society in Australia, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gilbert Burgh, Simone Thornton

    Philosophy in schools in Australia dates back to the 1980s and is rooted in the Philosophy for Children curriculum and pedagogy. Seeing potential for educational change, Australian advocates were quick to develop new classroom resources and innovative programs that have proved influential in…

    Paperback – 2018-11-29

  • Disciplines of Education

    1st Edition

    By Ivor Morrish

    First published in 1967, this book suggests that educational problems should not, and indeed cannot, be solved in isolation, but that we need to bring all our disciplines and resources to bear upon them. It explores in turn philosophical, psychological and sociological approaches to educational…

    Paperback – 2018-10-23
    Routledge Library Editions: Sociology of Education

  • International Handbook of Holistic Education

    1st Edition

    Edited by John P. Miller, Kelli Nigh, Marni J. Binder, Bruce Novak, Sam Crowell

    Providing a comprehensive overview of holistic education’s history, conceptions, practices, and research, this Handbook presents an up-to-date, global picture of the field. Organized in five sections, the Handbook lays out the field’s theoretical and historical foundations; offers examples of…

    Paperback – 2018-09-27

  • Old and New Generations in the 21st Century

    Shifting Landscapes of Education, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stefan Ramaekers

    The matter of simply living together, on both a global and a local scale, is complicated by the cultural, economic, religious, technological, and ecological challenges that we face in today’s world. An educational–philosophical take on these complexities translates into reflections on, and attempts…

    Paperback – 2018-09-27

  • Contemporary Issues in Early Childhood Education in Germany

    1st Edition

    Edited by Wilfried Smidt

    The importance of early childhood education has been emphasized by a large body of research that has demonstrated that children’s cognitive and socio-emotional development is significantly influenced by the quality of the education and care received from their families and in preschool.…

    Paperback – 2018-09-27

  • Cultural and Economic Reproduction in Education

    Essays on Class, Ideology and the State, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael W. Apple

    First published in 1982, this collection of essays provides an analysis of education’s contradictory role in social reproduction. It looks at the complex relations between the economic, political and cultural spheres of society, both historically and at the time of publication, and hones the wider…

    Paperback – 2018-09-19
    Routledge Library Editions: Sociology of Education

  • Philosophy and Pedagogy of Early Childhood

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sandy Farquhar, E. Jayne White

    In recent years, new discourses have emerged to inform the philosophy and pedagogy of early childhood. This collection brings together contributions from leading scholars in early childhood education, and each chapter engages with the critical task of reformulating early childhood education and the…

    Paperback – 2018-09-18
    Educational Philosophy and Theory

  • Dialectics of Knowing in Education

    Transforming Conventional Practice into its Opposite, 1st Edition

    By Neil Hooley

    Dialectics of Knowing in Education strengthens the philosophical basis of formal education that has been weakened by neoliberalism over the past 30 years. It theorises and encourages human existence based on social action, culture, inquiry and creativity so that citizens in democratic…

    Paperback – 2018-08-15

  • Educational Philosophy for a Post-secular Age

    1st Edition

    By David Lewin

    Educational Philosophy for a Post-secular Age reinterprets post-secular insights for educational theory by recognising that the persistence of religion in contemporary life raises new questions about the place of religion in education. Two common assumptions are critically examined: first, that the…

    Paperback – 2018-07-25
    New Directions in the Philosophy of Education

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