This book explores the implications for the curriculum, for teaching and for the authority structure of schools and colleges of an analysis of ‘education’ in which the development of knowledge and understanding is accorded a central position. The book explains what philosophy of education is, and...
Published June 10th 2014 by Routledge
At the time this book was first published the disciplines of philosophy of education, educational psychology, sociology of education and the history of education had developed rapidly. The papers in this volume outline the developments that took place. The first paper analyses the nature of a...
Published March 25th 2014 by Routledge
Education and the Development of Reason (International Library of the Philosophy of Education Volume 8)
This volume critically and constructively discusses philosophical questions which have particular bearing on the formulation of educational aims. The book is divided into three major parts: the first deals with the nature of education, and discusses the various general aims, such as 'mental health'...
Published August 1st 2012 by Routledge
A Collection of Philosophical Papers
The papers in this volume provide a coherent philosophical study of a group of important and pressing educational issues such as the selection of objectives for less able children, the fundamental characteristics of teaching and the integration of the curriculum. A thesis on the necessary...
Published July 13th 2012 by Routledge
Series: Major Themes in Education
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...
Published July 2nd 1998 by Routledge