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  1. Between Truth and Freedom

    Rousseau and our contemporary political and educational culture

    By Kenneth Wain

    Series: New Directions in the Philosophy of Education

    This book engages in a broad reading of Rousseau’s writings on educational and political thought in order to explore and address the competing demands of the enculturation and individuation of the young in Western societies. Although Rousseau’s Emile has been frequently utilised in educational...

    Published November 24th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Dewey

    By Steven Fesmire

    Series: The Routledge Philosophers

    John Dewey (1859 - 1952) was the dominant voice in American philosophy through the World Wars, the Great Depression, and the nascent years of the Cold War. With a professional career spanning three generations and a profile that no public intellectual has operated on in the U.S. since, Dewey's...

    Published November 20th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Philosophy and Education

    An introduction to key questions and themes

    By Joanna Haynes, Ken Gale, Melanie Parker

    Series: Foundations of Education Studies

    Written specifically for education studies students, this accessible text offers a clear introduction to philosophy and education. It skilfully guides readers through this challenging and sometimes complex area bringing key philosophical ideas and questions to life in the context and practice of...

    Published November 18th 2014 by Routledge

  4. The Political Classroom

    Evidence and Ethics in Democratic Education

    By Diana E. Hess, Paula McAvoy

    Series: Critical Social Thought

    Helping students develop their ability to deliberate political questions is an essential component of democratic education, but introducing political issues into the classroom is pedagogically challenging and raises ethical dilemmas for teachers. Diana E. Hess and Paula McAvoy argue that teachers...

    Published November 13th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Towards a Theory of Schooling (Routledge Revivals)

    By David Hamilton

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1989, Towards a Theory of Schooling explores and debates the relationship between school and society. It examines the form and function of one of humankind’s most important social institutions, following the cutting edge of pedagogic innovation from mainland Europe through the...

    Published November 13th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Parallels and Responses to Curricular Innovation

    The Possibilities of Posthumanistic Education

    By Brad Petitfils

    Series: Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education

    This volume explores two radical shifts in history and subsequent responses in curricular spaces: the move from oral to print culture during the transition between the 15th and 16th centuries and the rise of the Jesuits, and the move from print to digital culture during the transition between the...

    Published November 13th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Learning to be Human

    The Educational Legacy of John Macmurray

    Edited by Michael Fielding

    The educational writings of John Macmurray, one of the finest 20th century philosophers of his generation, have a special relevance for us today. In similar circumstances of international crisis he argued for the central importance of education addressing fundamental issues of human purpose - how...

    Published November 12th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Childhood, Education and Philosophy

    New ideas for an old relationship

    By Walter Kohan

    Series: New Directions in the Philosophy of Education

    This book explores the idea of a childlike education and offers critical tools to question traditional forms of education, and alternative ways to understand and practice the relationship between education and childhood. Engaging with the work of Michel Foucault, Jacques Rancière, Giorgio Agamben...

    Published November 7th 2014 by Routledge

  9. The “Reason” of Schooling

    Historicizing Curriculum Studies, Pedagogy, and Teacher Education

    Edited by Thomas S. Popkewitz

    Series: Studies in Curriculum Theory Series

    Problematizing the "reason" of schooling as historical and political, in this book leading international and interdisciplinary scholars challenge the common sense of schooling and the relation of society, education, and curriculum studies. Examining the limits of contemporary notions of power and...

    Published November 6th 2014 by Routledge

  10. A Fresh Look at Islam in a Multi-Faith World

    a philosophy for success through education

    By Matthew L.N. Wilkinson

    Series: New Studies in Critical Realism and Education (Routledge Critical Realism)

    A Fresh Look at Islam in a Multi-Faith World provides a comprehensively theorised and practical approach to thinking systematically and deeply about Islam and Muslims in a multi-faith world. It makes the case for a contemporary educational philosophy to help young Muslims surmount the challenges of...

    Published November 3rd 2014 by Routledge