An Essay on the Philosophical Psychology of Moral Development and Education
Tracing the views on moral life of such past philosophers as Plato, Aristotle and Kant, as well as of such theorists as Durkheim, Freud, Piaget and Kohlberg, the author sets forth a full discussion of the nature and educational implications of the idea of moral virtue....
Published December 7th 2011 by Routledge
The possibilities and importance of a spiritual dimension to education are subjects receiving increased consideration from educational practitioners, policymakers and philosophers. Spirituality, Philosophy and Education brings together contributions to the debate by a team of renowned philosophers...
Published September 10th 2003 by Routledge
An Introduction to the Philosophy and Theory of Education and Teaching
Making Sense of Education provides a contemporary introduction to the key issues in educational philosophy and theory. Exploring major past and present conceptions of education, teaching and learning, this book makes philosophy of education relevant to the professional practice of teachers and...
Published September 11th 2002 by Routledge
Land Degradation and Sustainable Resource Management in Sub-Saharan Africa
This book examines the conditions under which non-governmental organisations (NGOs) may exert influence on policies to conserve and sustainably use natural resources in sub-Saharan Africa. The book is unique in bringing together NGO campaigners in three African countries with academics specialising...
Published September 13th 2000 by Routledge
Series: Professional Ethics
Professionalism and Ethics in Teaching presents a thought-provoking and stimulating study of the moral dimensions of the teaching professions. After discussing the moral implications of professionalism, Carr explores the relationship of education theory to teaching practice and the impact of this...
Published October 20th 1999 by Routledge
This collection of original essays on virtue ethics and moral education seeks to fill this gap in the recent literature of moral education, combining broader analyses with detailed coverage of:* the varieties of virtue* weakness and integrity* relativism and rival traditions* means and methods of...
Published June 9th 1999 by Routledge
Beyond the Postmodern Impasse
This collection aims to explore different conceptions of epistemological inquiry and their influence on pedagogy and the curricular content of primary and secondary education. It is arguable that curriculum policy makers have continued to subscribe to a foundationalist paradigm of rational...
Published October 14th 1998 by Routledge
Diagnosis and Management
This work provides a comprehensive account of ERCP in paediatric practice, and covers topics such as ERCP techniques, indications and complications, ERCP of the biliary tract, ERCP of the pancreas and therapeutic options A didactic approach is taken, with guidance on the procedures...
Published December 31st 1997 by CRC Press