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  1. Higher Education in Liquid Modernity

    By Marvin Oxenham

    Series: Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education

    Based in sociologist Zygmunt Bauman’s theory of liquid modernity, this volume describes and critiques key aspects and practices of liquid education--education as market-driven consumption, short life span of useful knowledge, overabundance of information--through a systematic comparison...

    Published February 16th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Social Reconstruction Learning

    Dualism, Dewey and Philosophy in Schools

    By Jennifer Bleazby

    Series: Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education

    This volume argues that educational problems have their basis in an ideology of binary opposites often referred to as dualism, which is deeply embedded in all aspects of Western society and philosophy, and that it is partly because mainstream schooling incorporates dualism that it is unable to...

    Published December 5th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Cultural Diversity, Liberal Pluralism and Schools

    Isaiah Berlin and Education

    By Neil Burtonwood

    Series: Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education

    With debates on the relationship between cultural diversity and the role of schools raging on both sides of the Atlantic, the time is apt for a philosophical work that shines new light on the issues involved and that brings a fresh perspective to a political and emotive discussion. Here Burtonwood...

    Published October 22nd 2012 by Routledge

  4. Anarchism and Education

    A Philosophical Perspective

    By Judith Suissa

    Series: Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education

    Although there have been a few historical accounts of the anarchist school movement, there has been no systematic work on the philosophical underpinnings of anarchist educational ideas - until now. Anarchism and Education offers a philosophical account of the neglected tradition of anarchist...

    Published September 13th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Education, Science and Truth

    By Rasoul Nejadmehr

    Series: Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education

    What is the main problem of contemporary education? Rasoul Nejadmehr argues that the cardinal problem with education is that it does not have an adequate notion of truth underpinning it. Thinkers mainly tend to veer towards two poles - absolutism and relativism. While a one-sided tendency...

    Published July 27th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Philosophy of Education in the Era of Globalization

    Edited by Yvonne Raley, Gerhard Preyer

    Series: Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education

    Terrorism, ethnocentrism, religious tension, competition over limited resources, war - these are just a few of the problems and challenges that have emerged in today's global economy. Globalization both implies and requires economic interdependence; and this should bring with it a heightened sense...

    Published July 27th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Moral Responsibility, Authenticity, and Education

    By Ishtiyaque Haji, Stefaan E. Cuypers

    Series: Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education

    The primary purpose of this book is to explain the distinction, on the one hand, between indoctrination and education, and, on the other, between responsibility-subverting manipulation and mere causation. Both are elucidated by an appeal to common ground, an account of when our motivations and...

    Published April 10th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Habermas, Critical Theory and Education

    Edited by Mark Murphy, Ted Fleming

    Series: Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education

    The sociologist and philosopher Jürgen Habermas has had a wide-ranging and significant impact on understandings of social change and social conflict. However, there has been no concerted and focused attempt to introduce his ideas to the field of education broadly. This book rectifies this omission...

    Published February 21st 2012 by Routledge

  9. Derrida & Education

    Edited by Gert J.J. Biesta, Denise Egéa-Kuehne

    Series: Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education

    Bringing together the work of international experts in the field, and two interviews with Derrida himself, this book provides a key to the reflections that Derrida's work has prompted on all aspects of educational studies. The contributors address fundamental educational issues from a...

    Published December 16th 2011 by Routledge

  10. Levinas and Education

    At the Intersection of Faith and Reason

    Edited by Denise Egéa-Kuehne

    Series: Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education

    This first book-length collection on Levinas and education gathers new texts written especially for this volume by an international group of scholars well known for their work in philosophy, educational theory, and on Levinas. It provides an introduction to some of Levinas's major themes of ethics,...

    Published July 29th 2011 by Routledge