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  1. Kant and Education

    Interpretations and Commentary

    Edited by Klas Roth, Chris W. Surprenant

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

    Immanuel Kant’s moral philosophy, political philosophy, and philosophy of judgement have been and continue to be widely discussed among many scholars. The impact of his thinking is beyond doubt and his ideas continue to inspire and encourage an on-going dialogue among many people in our world today...

    Published July 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  2. Thomas Jefferson's Philosophy of Education

    A utopian dream

    By M. Andrew Holowchak

    Series: New Directions in the Philosophy of Education

    Thomas Jefferson had a profoundly advanced educational vision that went hand in hand with his political philosophy - each of which served the goal of human flourishing. His republicanism marked a break with the conservatism of traditional non-representative governments, characterized by birth and...

    Published June 30th 2014 by Routledge

  3. The Philosophy of Physical Education

    A New Perspective

    By Steven A. Stolz

    Series: Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport

    The discipline area of physical education has historically struggled for legitimacy, sometimes being seen as a non-serious pursuit in educational terms compared to other subjects within the school curriculum. This book represents the first attempt in nearly 30 years to offer a coherent...

    Published June 27th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Spiritual Experiences in Early Childhood Education

    Four Kindergarteners, One Classroom

    By Jennifer Mata

    Spirituality is frequently avoided in the public school classroom in an attempt to prevent controversy. However, by ignoring, preventing, or discounting spirituality, educators can also inhibit children’s spiritual development. Based on qualitative research and interactions with both children and...

    Published June 25th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Kant and the Cultivation of Virtue

    By Chris W. Surprenant

    Series: Routledge Studies in Eighteenth-Century Philosophy

    In this book, Chris W. Surprenant puts forward an original position concerning Kant’s practical philosophy and the intersection between his moral and political philosophy. Although Kant provides a detailed account of the nature of morality, the nature of human virtue, and how right manifests itself...

    Published June 19th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Moral Philosophy for Education (RLE Edu K)

    By Robin Barrow

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    Teachers and students are frequently confused as to the relevance of abstract philosophical theorising to the reality of the classroom and this book is distinctive for the attention it devotes to philosophy and its potential contribution to practical matters, and education in particular. The author...

    Published June 10th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Theory & Practice in Education (RLE Edu K)

    Edited by R F Dearden

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    The main concern of the volume is the relation of theory to practice in education but the book also reviews the state of educational theory, and its relation to politics. Beginning with a group of papers on specific areas of the relation between theory and practice, the book goes on to discuss...

    Published June 10th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Education, Society and Human Nature (RLE Edu K)

    An Introduction to the Philosophy of Education

    By Anthony O'Hear

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    Intended primarily for education students this book provides an introduction to the philosophy of education that tackles educational problems and at the same time relates them to the mainstream of philosophical analysis. Among the educational topics the book discusses are the aims of education, the...

    Published June 10th 2014 by Routledge

  9. The Logic of Education (RLE Edu K)

    Edited by Paul H Hirst, R S Peters

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    This book explores the implications for the curriculum, for teaching and for the authority structure of schools and colleges of an analysis of ‘education’ in which the development of knowledge and understanding is accorded a central position. The book explains what philosophy of education is, and...

    Published June 10th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Everyday Imagining and Education (RLE Edu K)

    By Margaret Sutherland

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    This book discusses the kind of imaginative thinking which is going on all the time without producing the masterpieces of art and culture. The author brings together the body of educational theory, psychological theory and some general opinions about imagination, to provide an account of everyday...

    Published June 10th 2014 by Routledge