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21-29 of 29 results in Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education
Towards a New Conception of Vocational Training
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 20th 2000 by Routledge
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 28th 1999 by Routledge
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 9th 1999 by Routledge
Offering a variety of perspectives on some of the most fundamental questions about moral education the volume is written in the belief that philosophy has an important contribution to make in bringing about a clearer understanding of the task of moral education. There is an international team of...
Published April 28th 1999 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 October 21st 1998 by Routledge
Beyond the Postmodern Impasse
This collection aims to explore different conceptions of epistemological inquiry and their influence on pedagogy and the curricular content of primary and secondary education. It is arguable that curriculum policy makers have continued to subscribe to a foundationalist paradigm of rational...
Published October 14th 1998 by Routledge
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 February 25th 1998 by Routledge
Philosophy in a Changing World
Published November 19th 1997 by Routledge
This volume examines the multiple connections between education, broadly defined, and work, through an analysis of the literature on the transition from school to work, on vocational training and on the labour market. It shows that concepts such as skill, unemployment rates, young people and the...
Published September 10th 1997 by Routledge
The Global Reception of John Dewey's Thought: Multiple Refractions Through Time and Space
To Be Published May 31st 2013
Education, Professionalization and Social Representations: On the Transformation of Social Knowledge
To Be Published May 31st 2013
Lyotard: Just Education
To Be Published September 26th 2013
Systems of Reason and the Politics of Schooling: School Reform and the Politics of Schooling in the Thought of Thomas S. Popkewitz
To Be Published September 30th 2013
Education and the Common Good: Essays in Honor of Robin Barrow
To Be Published October 31st 2013
Theorizing Justice and Justly Theorizing in Education: Exploring Contributions from Curriculum Studies
To Be Published April 30th 2014