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  1. The Logic of Education (RLE Edu K)

    Edited by Paul H Hirst, R S Peters

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    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 9th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Educational Theory and Its Foundation Disciplines (RLE Edu K)

    Edited by Paul H Hirst

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    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 24th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Durkheim, Bernard and Epistemology

    By Paul Q. Hirst

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Emile Durkheim

    This title, first published in 1975, contains two complimentary studies by Paul Q. Hirst: the first based on Claude Bernard’s theory of scientific knowledge, and the second concerning Emile Durkheim’s attempt to provide a philosophical foundation for a scientific sociology in The Rules of...

    Published February 28th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Education and the Development of Reason (International Library of the Philosophy of Education Volume 8)

    Edited by R.F. Dearden, Paul H. Hirst, R.S. Peters

    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 July 31st 2012 by Routledge

  5. Law, Socialism and Democracy (Routledge Library Editions: Political Science Volume 9)

    By Paul,Q,Hirst

    This book explores the political and legal institutions necessary for a democratic socialism in advanced industrial societies. It argues that a democratic socialist society needs a firm framework of public law, and a formal constitution. Populist conceptions of direct democracy and informal justice...

    Published July 12th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Knowledge and the Curriculum (International Library of the Philosophy of Education Volume 12)

    A Collection of Philosophical Papers

    By Paul H. Hirst

    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 12th 2012 by Routledge

  7. From Statism To Pluralism

    Democracy, Civil Society And Global Politics

    By Hirst, Paul, Paul Hirst Professor of Social Theory, Birkbeck College, London.

    Modern societies currently lack positive alternative visions of the future. Many writers have claimed that the only option is a return to free-market capitalism, in which success and survival depend on being as competitive as possible whether as a nation, firm or individual.; Paul Hirst argues that...

    Published January 8th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Social Evolution and Sociological Categories (Routledge Revivals)

    By Paul Q. Hirst

    First published in 1976, this book is concerned with the nature of classification in the social sciences. Its thesis is that classifications are dependent upon and are derived from theoretical explanations. Classification is not a theoretically neutral typification or ordering of social forms. This...

    Published March 13th 2011 by Routledge

  9. Marxism and Historical Writing (Routledge Revivals)

    By Paul Hirst

    In this reissued collection of essays, first published in 1985, Paul Q. Hirst assesses the limits of the Marxist theory of history in its various versions. It begins with an extended critical discussion of Perry Anderson and Edward Thompson, and includes chapters on G.A Cohen’s attempt to re-state...

    Published December 17th 2009 by Routledge

  10. Associative Democracy

    The Real Third Way

    Edited by Veit Bader, Paul Hirst

    This book aims to unlock the current crisis in democratic accountability by supplementing representative democracy with democratic governance in civil society....

    Published November 10th 2004 by Routledge

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