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21-30 of 35 results in 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
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
At the Intersection of Faith and Reason
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
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
Mathematics in the Flesh
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
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
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
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 21st 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 29th 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 10th 1999 by Routledge
The Philosophy of Human Learning
To Be Published January 5th 2015
The Educational Prophecies of Aldous Huxley: The Visionary Legacy of Brave New World, Ape and Essence and Island
To Be Published May 8th 2015