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The Philosophy of Human Learning addresses current concerns with the nature of human learning from a distinctive philosophical perspective. Using insights derived from the work of Wittgenstein, it mounts a vigorous attack on influential contemporary accounts of learning, both in the 'romantic'...
Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge
In an effort to address the problems confronting the American education system, the Obama administration has issued structural and systematic reforms such as Race to the Top. These initiatives introduce new statistics and accountability systems to gauge what constitutes "good" teaching, both from...
Published July 25th 2014 by Routledge
Fairness and equality in the education system
The education system is faced with many demands of justice. What these demands imply and how they are justified is, however, disputed. In this book, international contributors present cutting edge research to discuss the relationship between educational justice and the value of education.By...
Published June 5th 2014 by Routledge
This important new book presents a 'dual strand' argument: Firstly, it gives a comprehensive account of methods in philosophy of education, with leading international figures in the field of writing from a variety of methodological and epistemological perspectives. Secondly, it examines their...
Published April 28th 2014 by Routledge
The Community of Ethical Inquiry
In recent years there has been an increase in the number of calls for moral education to receive greater public attention. In our pluralist society, however, it is difficult to find agreement on what exactly moral education requires. Philosophical Discussion in Moral Education develops a detailed...
Published April 28th 2014 by Routledge
School Reform and Sciences of Education in the Tradition of Thomas S. Popkewitz
The 1980s were an important decade for educational inquiry. It was the moment of the “linguistic turn,” with its emphasis on the role of language as a constructor of reality, a structuring agent for institutions such as schools, and a medium for translating knowledge into elements of power for...
Published April 25th 2014 by Routledge
This volume explores Durkheim's place in modern educational thought at three different levels: * Durkheim's ideas on education are analyzed and placed in the context of modern society * current educational issues are explored using a Durkheimian framework * Durkheim's thought is related to that of...
Published February 27th 2014 by Routledge
Following Lyotard's death in 1998, this book provides an exploration of the recurrent theme of education in his work. It brings to a wider audience the significance of a body of thought about education that is subtle, profound and still largely unexplored. This book also makes an important...
Published December 16th 2013 by Routledge
Essays in Honor of Robin Barrow
Robin Barrow has been one of the leading philosophers of education for more than forty years. This book is a critical but appreciative examination of his work by some of the leading philosophers of education at work today, with responses from Professor Barrow. It will focus on his...
Published December 2nd 2013 by Routledge
On the Transformation of Social Knowledge
This book presents a broad range of research related to how social knowledge is shared, transmitted and transformed in the context of education and professional formation. The chapters of this edited collection reflect different theoretical and empirical approaches to that form of common-sense...
Published October 14th 2013 by Routledge
Posthumanism and Educational Research
To Be Published September 28th 2014
Parallels and Responses to Curricular Innovation: The Possibilities of Posthumanistic Education
To Be Published December 16th 2014
The Educational Prophecies of Aldous Huxley: The Visionary Legacy of Brave New World, Ape and Essence and Island
To Be Published June 9th 2015
Theorizing Justice and Justly Theorizing in Education: Exploring Contributions from Curriculum Studies
To Be Published June 30th 2015