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  1. 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

  2. Education Reconfigured

    Culture, Encounter, and Change

    By Jane Roland Martin

    As philosophers throughout the ages have asked: What is justice? What is truth? What is art? What is law? In Education Reconfigured, the internationally acclaimed philosopher of education, Jane Roland Martin, now asks: What is education? In answer, she puts forward a unified theory that casts...

    Published March 14th 2011 by Routledge

  3. Exploring Well-Being in Schools

    A Guide to Making Children's Lives more Fulfilling

    By John Peter White

    Can we teach others how to lead a fulfilling life? The notion of personal well-being has recently shot up the political and educational agendas, placing the child's well-being at the heart of the school’s task. With his renowned talent for distilling the most complex of philosophical arguments...

    Published March 11th 2011 by Routledge

  4. Moral Education in sub-Saharan Africa

    Culture, Economics, Conflict and AIDS

    Edited by Sharlene Swartz, Monica Taylor

    The term ‘moral’ has had a chequered history in sub-Saharan Africa, mainly due to the legacy of colonialism and Apartheid (in South Africa). In contrast to moral education as a vehicle of cultural imperialism and social control, this volume shows moral education to be concerned with both private...

    Published February 23rd 2011 by Routledge

  5. Chicano School Failure and Success

    Past, Present, and Future, 3rd Edition

    Edited by Richard R. Valencia

    The third edition of the best selling collection, Chicano School Failure and Success presents a complete and comprehensive review of the multiple and complex issues affecting Chicano students today. Richly informative and accessibly written, this edition includes completely revised and updated...

    Published December 16th 2010 by Routledge

  6. Sourcebook of Experiential Education

    Key Thinkers and Their Contributions

    Edited by Thomas E. Smith, Clifford E. Knapp

    Experiential education is a philosophy and methodology for building knowledge, developing skills, and clarifying values by engaging learners in direct experience and focused reflection. To understand experiential education, what should one be reading? This sourcebook introduces philosophers,...

    Published December 7th 2010 by Routledge

  7. Routledge Library Editions: Development Mini-Set G: Education and Development

    By Various

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    Routledge Library Editions: Development will re-issue works which address economic, political and social aspects of development. Published over more than four decades these books trace the emergence of development as one of the most important contemporary issues and one of the key areas of study...

    Published November 24th 2010 by Routledge

  8. Epistemology and Science Education

    Understanding the Evolution vs. Intelligent Design Controversy

    Edited by Roger S. Taylor, Michel Ferrari

    How is epistemology related to the issue of teaching science and evolution in the schools? Addressing a flashpoint issue in our schools today, this book explores core epistemological differences between proponents of intelligent design and evolutionary scientists, as well as the critical role of...

    Published November 18th 2010 by Routledge

  9. Education, Epistemology and Critical Realism

    By David Scott

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

    This book addresses fundamental questions in relation to education and its epistemology. The position taken by the author is critical realist; and thus throughout the relationship between education and critical realism is foregrounded. Themes and issues that surface at different times in...

    Published October 21st 2010 by Routledge

  10. In Praise of the Cognitive Emotions (Routledge Revivals)

    And Other Essays in the Philosophy of Education

    By Israel Scheffler

    First published in 1991, In Praise of Cognitive Emotions comprises fourteen of Scheffler's most recent essays - all of which challenge contemporary notions of education and rationality. While defending the ideal of rationality, he insists that rationality not be identified with a mental faculty or...

    Published October 1st 2010 by Routledge