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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. Beauty and Education

    By Joe Winston

    Series: Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education

    Beauty is something we value instinctively. We find it in art and in nature, in words, images and ideas, seeking it through our senses and through our intellect, in others and in ourselves. This book seeks to re-awaken educators to the power of beauty as an educational concept, to its relevance for...

    Published June 13th 2011 by Routledge

  5. Geometry as Objective Science in Elementary School Classrooms

    Mathematics in the Flesh

    By Wolff-Michael Roth

    Series: Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education

    This study examines the origins of geometry in and out of the intuitively given everyday lifeworlds of children in a second-grade mathematics class. These lifeworlds, though pre-geometric, are not without model objects that denote and come to anchor geometric idealities that they...

    Published March 28th 2011 by Routledge

  6. Education, Autonomy and Critical Thinking

    By Christopher Winch

    Series: Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education

    The concepts of autonomy and of critical thinking are of key importance in many contemporary accounts of the aims of education. Education, Autonomy and Critical Thinking analyzes their relationship to each other and to education, explores their roles in mortality and politics, and examines the part...

    Published March 6th 2009 by Routledge

  7. Life, Work and Learning

    By David Beckett, Paul Hager

    Series: Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education

    In both paid and unpaid work contexts adults learn powerfully from their experiences. In this book, the authors argue that this should be the basis for a new perception of what is truly educational in life. Drawing on the works of Aristotle, Wittgenstein and Russell, along with contemporary...

    Published November 15th 2001 by Routledge

  8. Education, Work and Social Capital

    Towards a New Conception of Vocational Training

    By Christopher Winch

    Series: Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education

    This book provides an integrated treatment of the relationship between political economy and vocational education at the beginning of the twenty-first century. Approaching the subject from a philosophical perspective the author engages with debates about* the work-related aims of education * the...

    Published September 21st 2000 by Routledge

  9. The Aims of Education

    Edited by Roger Marples

    Series: Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education

    Here international philosophers of education explore and question diverse strains of the liberal tradition, discussing not only autonomy but other key issues such as:* social justice* national identity* curriculum* critical thinking* social practices.The contributors write from a variety of...

    Published July 29th 1999 by Routledge

  10. Virtue Ethics and Moral Education

    Edited by David Carr, Jan Steutel

    Series: Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education

    This collection of original essays on virtue ethics and moral education seeks to fill this gap in the recent literature of moral education, combining broader analyses with detailed coverage of:* the varieties of virtue* weakness and integrity* relativism and rival traditions* means and methods of...

    Published June 10th 1999 by Routledge