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Philosophy of Education: Major Themes in the Analytic Tradition

Edited by Professor Paul H Hirst, Paul Hirst, Patricia White

Introduction by Professor Paul H Hirst, Paul Hirst, Patricia White

Routledge – 1999 – 1,712 pages

Series: Major Themes in Education

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    978-0-415-12944-2
    July 1st 1998

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In the last forty years philosophy of education has become established as a distinct area of philosophical study concerned within educational thought and practice. Twentieth century analytic philosophy prompted the emergence of a philosophy of education as a separate subject.

The work collected here represents the major ideas and arguments which have come to characterise philosophy of education. This comprehensive set includes work from the perspectives of Marxism, phenomenology, feminist theory, critical theory and others. The individual volumes cover:

* philosophy and education

* education and human being

* society and education

* problems of educational content and practice.

The featured articles map the most important writings within the analytic and intersecting traditions, and the set presents an influential and essential body of work for researchers in the philosophy of education, the field of educational studies and educationally-oriented policy studies.

Reviews

'…indispensible for libraries…they present a judicious, well-balanced selection of major work in the field which cannot but remain a standard work across the first decades of our new century.' - Bulletin of the UK-Japan Education Forum

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Name: Philosophy of Education: Major Themes in the Analytic Tradition (Hardback)Routledge 
Description: Edited by Professor Paul H Hirst, Paul Hirst, Patricia WhiteIntroduction by Professor Paul H Hirst, Paul Hirst, Patricia White. In the last forty years philosophy of education has become established as a distinct area of philosophical study concerned within educational thought and practice. Twentieth century analytic philosophy prompted the emergence of a philosophy of education...
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