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  1. Essays on Educators (REV)

    By R. S. Peters

    Series: Routledge Revivals: R. S. Peters on Education and Ethics

    First published in 1981, Essays on Educators is a collection of essays on a variety of themes relating to Great Educators. The book is not only an exposition of the thought of these educators but a collection of critical essays in which their writings are used selectively to raise problems of...

    To Be Published February 19th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Reason and Compassion (REV)

    The Lindsay Memorial Lectures Delivered at the University of Keele, February-March 1971 and The Swarthmore Lecture Delivered to the Society of Friends 1972 by Richard S. Peters

    By R. S. Peters

    Series: Routledge Revivals: R. S. Peters on Education and Ethics

    First published in 1973, Reason and Compassion showcases a collection of lectures by Professor Richard S. Peters concerned primarily with the moral position, based on compassion and on the use of reason, which is critical to code-encased moralities. He reacts to the idea that whilst many people are...

    To Be Published February 19th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Authority, Responsibility and Education (REV)

    By R. S. Peters

    Series: Routledge Revivals: R. S. Peters on Education and Ethics

    First published in 1959, Authority, Responsibility and Education focuses on the philosophy of education and is concerned with the question of moral education. It was originally based on talks delivered mainly on the Home Service and Third Programme of the BBC between April 1956 and January 1959 but...

    To Be Published February 19th 2015 by Routledge

  4. The Role of the Head (REV)

    By R. S. Peters

    First published in 1967, this book looks at what the role of a headteacher should be, challenging the traditional views of the head and the authoritarian structure of schools. Contributors explore new concepts of the head’s role in school and authors include both theorists and headteachers coming...

    To Be Published February 19th 2015 by Routledge

  5. The Concept of Motivation (REV)

    By R. S. Peters

    Series: Routledge Revivals: R. S. Peters on Education and Ethics

    First published in 1958 with a second edition in 1969, The Concept of Motivation looks philosophically and psychologically at the idea of motivation in order to explain human behaviour. Chapters cover types of explanation in psychological theories, motives and motivations, a look at Freud’s theory,...

    To Be Published February 19th 2015 by Routledge

  6. 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

  7. Perspectives on Plowden (RLE Edu K)

    Edited by R S Peters

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    The Plowden Report, Children and their Primary Schools (1967), had a huge impact on education in the latter 20th century, but at the time was labelled as left-wing, and of no practical use to the problems of education in the 1960s. The contributors to this volume were all concerned with the...

    Published February 26th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Acoustics and Noise Control

    3rd Edition

    By R J Peters

    Acoustics and Noise Control provides a detailed and comprehensive introduction to the principles and practice of acoustics and noise control. Since the last edition was published in 1996 there have been many changes and additions to standards, laws and regulations, codes of practice relating to...

    Published June 8th 2011 by Routledge

  9. Social Principles and the Democratic State (Routledge Library Editions: Political Science Volume 4)

    By S. Benn, R. S. Peters

    This book, originally published in 1959, makes explicit the social principles which underlie the procedures and political practice of the modern democratic state. The authors take the view that in the modern welfare state there are porblems connected with the nature of law, with concepts like...

    Published October 5th 2009 by Routledge

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