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  1. The Role of the Head (Routledge Revivals)

    By R. S. Peters

    Series: Routledge Revivals: R. S. Peters on Education and Ethics

    First published in 1967, this book looks at what the role of a headteacher should be, challenging the traditional views of the head and the authoritarian structure of schools. Contributors explore new concepts of the head’s role in school and authors include both theorists and headteachers coming...

    Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge

  2. The Concept of Motivation

    By R. S. Peters

    Series: Routledge Revivals: R. S. Peters on Education and Ethics

    First published in 1958 with a second edition in 1969, The Concept of Motivation looks philosophically and psychologically at the idea of motivation in order to explain human behaviour. Chapters cover types of explanation in psychological theories, motives and motivations, a look at Freud’s theory,...

    Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Ethics and Education (Routledge Revivals)

    By R. S. Peters

    Series: Routledge Revivals: R. S. Peters on Education and Ethics

    First published in 1966, this book was written to serve as an introductory textbook in the philosophy of education, focusing on ethics and social philosophy. It presents a distinctive point of view both about education and ethical theory and arrived at a time when education was a matter of great...

    Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Psychology and Ethical Development (Routledge Revivals)

    A Collection of Articles on Psychological Theories, Ethical Development and Human Understanding

    By R. S. Peters

    Series: Routledge Revivals: R. S. Peters on Education and Ethics

    First published in 1974, this book presents a coherent collection of major articles by Richard Stanley Peters. It displays his work on psychology and philosophy, with special attention given to the areas of ethical development and human understanding. The book is split into four parts. The first...

    Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge

  5. R. S. Peters on Education and Ethics

    By R. S. Peters

    Series: Routledge Revivals: R. S. Peters on Education and Ethics

    R. S. Peters on Education and Ethics reissues seven titles from Peters' life's work. Taking an interdisciplinary approach, the books are concerned with the philosophy of education and ethics. Topics include moral education and learning, authority and responsibility, psychology and ethical...

    Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Educational Experience as Lived: Knowledge, History, Alterity

    The Selected Works of William F. Pinar

    By William F. Pinar

    Series: World Library of Educationalists

    In this volume, Pinar enacts his theory of curriculum, detailing the relations among knowledge, history, and alterity. The introduction is Pinar’s intellectual life history, naming the contributions he has made to understanding educational experience. Study is the center of educational experience,...

    Published January 28th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Academic Bildung in Net-based Higher Education

    Moving beyond learning

    Edited by Trine Fossland, Helle Mathiasen, Mariann Solberg

    Series: Routledge Research in Higher Education

    The explosive emergence of net-based learning in higher education brings with it new possibilities and constraints in teaching and learning environments.This edited collection considers how the concept of Academic Bildung - a term suggesting a personal educational process beyond actual educational...

    Published January 26th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Ethical Foundations for Educational Administration

    Edited by Eugenie Samier

    Christopher Hodgkinson is one of the most important contributors to the field of educational administration. This collection of essays open up the philosophical foundations of ethical educational administration by reviewing his writings and exploring the ethical theories of major philosophers, as...

    Published December 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  9. The Passion to Learn

    An Inquiry into Autodidactism

    Edited by Joan Solomon

    This is the first book to provide a detailed overview and analysis of autodidactism, or self-education. Autodidacts' strong preference for teaching themselves is likely to manifest itself, in childhood, as a pronounced resistance to formal schooling. However, in later life, an autodidact's passion...

    Published December 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  10. Religion, Education and Post-Modernity

    By Andrew Wright

    This book, the first to explore religious education and post-modernity in depth, sets out to provide a much needed examination of the problems and possibilities post-modernity raises for religious education.At once a general introduction to this topic and a distinctive contribution to the debate in...

    Published December 23rd 2014 by Routledge