Educational Foundations

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Philosophy of Education

  1. The Critical Turn in Education

    From Marxist Critique to Poststructuralist Feminism to Critical Theories of Race

    By Isaac Gottesman

    Series: Critical Social Thought

    To Be Published August 14th 2015 by Routledge

  2. 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 12th 2014 by Routledge

  3. 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...

    To Be Published January 28th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Aristotelian Character Education

    By Kristján Kristjánsson

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    This book provides a reconstruction of Aristotelian character education, shedding new light on what moral character really is, and how it can be highlighted, measured, nurtured and taught in current schooling. Arguing that many recent approaches to character education understand character in...

    To Be Published April 28th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Authority, Responsibility and Education (Routledge Revivals)

    By R. S. Peters

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

    First published in 1959, Authority, Responsibility and Education focuses on the philosophy of education and is concerned with the question of moral education. It was originally based on talks delivered mainly on the Home Service and Third Programme of the BBC between April 1956 and January 1959 but...

    To Be Published February 19th 2015 by Routledge

  6. 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 26th 2014 by Routledge

  7. 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 11th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Curriculum Epistemicide

    Towards An Itinerant Curriculum Theory

    By Joao Paraskeva

    Series: Routledge Studies in Education and Neoliberalism

    Around the world, curriculum – hard sciences, social sciences and the humanities – has been dominated and legitimated by prevailing Anglophone discourses and practices. This volume presents a critical analysis of what the author coins curriculum epistemicides, a form of Western imperialism used to...

    To Be Published April 1st 2015 by Routledge

  9. Democratic Education and Public Sphere

    Towards John Dewey’s theory of aesthetic experience

    By Masamichi Ueno

    Series: New Directions in the Philosophy of Education

    This book considers John Dewey’s philosophy of democratic education and his theory of public sphere from the perspective of the reconstruction and redefinition of the dominant liberalist movement. Focusing on Dewey’s theory of aesthetic education as an origin of the construction of public sphere,...

    To Be Published July 10th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Education, Ethics and Existence

    Camus and the Human Condition

    Edited by Peter Roberts, Andrew Gibbons, Richard Heraud

    Series: Educational Philosophy and Theory

    Best known today for his novels, plays and short stories, but also an accomplished essayist, editor and journalist, Albert Camus was one of the most influential literary figures of the 20th century. He has gained widespread recognition for works such as The Stranger, Caligula, The Plague and Exile...

    To Be Published March 18th 2015 by Routledge

  11. Education, Nature, and Society

    By Stephen Gough

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    Environmental issues continue to divide opinion, sometimes in extreme ways. Almost everyone agrees that education has a role to play in ensuring the future of humanity on Earth. Some think we should all learn to leave a minimal environmental footprint; others argue that education should promote...

    Published December 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  12. Educational Administration and Leadership

    Theoretical Foundations

    Edited by David Burgess, Paul Newton

    Series: Routledge Research in Educational Leadership

    This volume provides diverse perspectives and paradigms in educational administration and leadership. Focusing on particular philosophical and theoretical schools of thought, it traces the contemporary history of debates in the field while also exploring emerging, non-traditional schools for...

    To Be Published December 25th 2014 by Routledge

  13. Essays on Educators (Routledge Revivals)

    By R. S. Peters

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

    First published in 1981, Essays on Educators is a collection of essays on a variety of themes relating to Great Educators. The book is not only an exposition of the thought of these educators but a collection of critical essays in which their writings are used selectively to raise problems of...

    To Be Published February 19th 2015 by Routledge

  14. 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...

    To Be Published February 20th 2015 by Routledge

  15. Evidence-based Practice in Education

    Causality, randomness, and the nature and function of evidence in practical reasoning

    By Tone Kvernbekk

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    To Be Published June 30th 2015 by Routledge

  16. Exploring Education at Postgraduate Level

    Policy, theory and practice

    Edited by Anne O'Grady, Vanessa Cottle

    There is a growing demand for education professionals to develop a more critical understanding of the key and emerging debates in education so they can meet the challenges and demands placed upon them. This timely new text aims to support students on Masters level courses by exploring education...

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  17. Introducing Dialogic Pedagogy

    Provocations for the Early Years

    By E. Jayne White

    To Be Published July 1st 2015 by Routledge

  18. 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

  19. Moral Development and Moral Education (Routledge Revivals)

    By R. S. Peters

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1981, this collection of essays was taken from Peters’ larger work, Psychology and Ethical Development (1974) in order to provide a more focused volume on moral education for students. Peters’ background in both psychology and philosophy makes the work distinctive, which is...

    To Be Published February 19th 2015 by Routledge

  20. 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

  21. 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

  22. Philosophy of Education II

    Edited by Richard Smith

    Series: Major Themes in Education

    A new title from Routledge’s Major Works series, Major Themes in Education, Philosophy of Education II is a five-volume ‘mini library’ of the very best scholarship. It is an essential successor collection to Philosophy of Education (1998) (978-0-415-12944-2), edited by Paul Hurst and Patricia White...

    To Be Published March 24th 2015 by Routledge

  23. 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...

    To Be Published February 20th 2015 by Routledge

  24. 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...

    To Be Published February 20th 2015 by Routledge

  25. Reason and Compassion (Routledge Revivals)

    The Lindsay Memorial Lectures Delivered at the University of Keele, February-March 1971 and The Swarthmore Lecture Delivered to the Society of Friends 1972 by Richard S. Peters

    By R. S. Peters

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

    First published in 1973, Reason and Compassion showcases a collection of lectures by Professor Richard S. Peters concerned primarily with the moral position, based on compassion and on the use of reason, which is critical to code-encased moralities. He reacts to the idea that whilst many people are...

    To Be Published February 19th 2015 by Routledge

  26. Shifting Focus

    Strangers and Strangeness in Literature and Education

    Edited by Peter Roberts

    Series: Educational Philosophy and Theory

    There is a long history of interest in ‘strangers’ and ‘strangeness’ in the West. Literature lends itself particularly well to an exploration of the strange in its richly varied forms, having often contained portraits of outsiders. These portraits depict people who are strange in their unusual...

    To Be Published February 25th 2015 by Routledge

  27. The Concept of Motivation (Routledge Revivals)

    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,...

    To Be Published February 19th 2015 by Routledge

  28. The Critical Turn in Education

    From Marxist Critique to Poststructuralist Feminism to Critical Theories of Race

    By Isaac Gottesman

    Series: Critical Social Thought

    To Be Published August 14th 2015 by Routledge

  29. The Educational Prophecies of Aldous Huxley

    The Visionary Legacy of Brave New World, Ape and Essence and Island

    By Ronald Zigler

    Series: Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education

    The visionary legacy of Aldous Huxley is as relevant today as ever. Huxley possessed a sober understanding of the human condition as well as an inspired vision of the human potential. This volume presents an interdisciplinary examination and appreciation of Aldous Huxley’s three visionary novels –...

    To Be Published May 8th 2015 by Routledge

  30. 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...

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  31. The Pedagogical Thought and Writings of Loris Malaguzzi

    ‘The schools are his books’

    By Peter Moss

    Series: Contesting Early Childhood

    To Be Published October 29th 2015 by Routledge

  32. 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

  33. 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...

    To Be Published February 20th 2015 by Routledge

  34. Ideas of Education

    Philosophy and politics from Plato to Dewey

    Edited by Christopher Brooke, Elizabeth Frazer

    There has always been a strong relationship between education and philosophy - especially political philosophy. Renewed concern about the importance and efficacy of political education has revived key questions about the connections between the power to govern, and the power to educate. Although...

    Published May 14th 2013 by Routledge

  35. Education, Philosophy and Politics

    The Selected Works of Michael A. Peters

    By Michael A Peters

    Series: World Library of Educationalists

    In the World Library of Educationalists series, international experts themselves compile career-long collections of what they judge to be their finest pieces - extracts from books, key articles, salient research findings, major theoretical and/practical contributions - so the world can read them in...

    Published January 5th 2012 by Routledge

  36. Education and the Common Good

    Essays in Honor of Robin Barrow

    Edited by John Gingell

    Series: Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education

    Robin Barrow has been one of the leading philosophers of education for more than forty years. This book is a critical but appreciative examination of his work by some of the leading philosophers of education at work today, with responses from Professor Barrow. It will focus on his...

    Published December 2nd 2013 by Routledge

  37. Social Reconstruction Learning

    Dualism, Dewey and Philosophy in Schools

    By Jennifer Bleazby

    Series: Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education

    This volume argues that educational problems have their basis in an ideology of binary opposites often referred to as dualism, which is deeply embedded in all aspects of Western society and philosophy, and that it is partly because mainstream schooling incorporates dualism that it is unable to...

    Published December 5th 2012 by Routledge

  38. Higher Education in Liquid Modernity

    By Marvin Oxenham

    Series: Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education

    Based in sociologist Zygmunt Bauman’s theory of liquid modernity, this volume describes and critiques key aspects and practices of liquid education--education as market-driven consumption, short life span of useful knowledge, overabundance of information--through a systematic comparison...

    Published March 10th 2013 by Routledge

  39. Education, Religion and Society

    Essays in Honour of John M. Hull

    Edited by Dennis Bates, Gloria Durka, Friedrich Schweitzer

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    Education, Religion and Society celebrates the career of Professor John Hull, a leading figure in the transformation of religious education in English and Welsh schools, and co-founder of the International Seminar on Religious Education and Values. He has also made major contributions to...

    Published September 19th 2012 by Routledge

  40. Illusions of Equality (International Library of the Philosophy of Education Volume 7)

    By David Cooper

    Educational policy and discussion, in Britain and the USA, are increasingly dominated by the confused ideology of egalitarianism. David E. Cooper begins by identifying the principles hidden among the confusions, and argues that these necessarily conflict with the ideal of educational excellence -...

    Published July 12th 2012 by Routledge

  41. Education, Values and Mind (International Library of the Philosophy of Education Volume 6)

    Essays for R. S. Peters

    By David Cooper

    R. S. Peters has not only been the major philosopher of education in Britain during second half of the twentieth century, but by common consent, he has transformed the subject and brought it into the mainstream of contemporary philosophy. The ten essays in this book attest to his influence whether...

    Published July 12th 2012 by Routledge

  42. Plato, Utilitarianism and Education (International Library of the Philosophy of Education Volume 3)

    By Robin Barrow

    Three lines of argument are central to this book: that Plato's views as expounded in the Republic indicate that he was a utilitarian; that utilitarianism is the only acceptable ethical theory; that these conclusions have significant repercussions for education. Throughout the book the exposition of...

    Published July 12th 2012 by Routledge

  43. John Dewey reconsidered (International Library of the Philosophy of Education Volume 19)

    Edited by R.S. Peters

    John Dewey was one of the most influential American philosophers of his time and also one of the most prolific, with about forty books and 700 articles to his credit. When this book was originally published in 1977 Dewey's work, with the exception of his important contributions to the...

    Published July 13th 2012 by Routledge

  44. The Concept of Education (International Library of the Philosophy of Education Volume 17)

    Edited by R.S. Peters

    A series of public lectures given at the Institute of Education, University of London provides the nucleus around which this collection, originally published in 1967, is gathered. This collection provides comprehensive coverage of a complex theme which will be of interest to those involved in the...

    Published August 1st 2012 by Routledge

  45. The Aims of Education Restated (International Library of the Philosophy of Education Volume 22)

    By John White

    John White's study is the most substantial work on what the aims of education should be since Whitehead's Aims of Education of 1929. It draws on material not only from schools and colleges, but also from the broader educative or miseducative nature of the 'ethos' of society and some of its...

    Published August 2nd 2012 by Psychology Press

  46. Philosophical Analysis and Education (International Library of the Philosophy of Education Volume 1)

    Edited by Reginald Archambault

    When originally published in 1965 this book reflected some of the new thinking among philosophers regarding the role of the discipline in its investigation of central issues in educaton. The essays are grouped into four major sections: The Nature and Function of Educational Theory; The Context of...

    Published July 12th 2012 by Routledge

  47. Beyond Domination (International Library of the Philosophy of Education Volume 23)

    An Essay in the Political Philosophy of Education

    By Patricia White

    This volume introduces a new conception of political education and new roles for headteachers and parents in the creation of a more democratic educational system. The book proposes curbing the power of teachers, including headteachers, stripping parents of their rights, and making political...

    Published July 12th 2012 by Routledge

  48. Moral Education (International Library of the Philosophy of Education Volume 4)

    By Norman J. Bull

    A companion volume to Moral Judgement from Childhood to Adolescence specially written for teachers and students of education. This volume includes analysis of the broad stages in the developmental pattern; of the key variables that must shape it, and of their function in moral judgement; and of the...

    Published July 13th 2012 by Routledge

  49. Moral Judgement from Childhood to Adolescence (International Library of the Philosophy of Education Volume 5)

    By Norman J. Bull

    Originally published in 1969 this book analyzes the development of moral judgement in children and adolescents. Interviews were held with 360 children aged 7 to 17, with equal numbers of either sex. Original visual devices were planned to elicit judgements in moral areas known to be of universal...

    Published August 1st 2012 by Routledge

  50. Education and the Development of Reason (International Library of the Philosophy of Education Volume 8)

    Edited by R.F. Dearden, Paul H. Hirst, R.S. Peters

    This volume critically and constructively discusses philosophical questions which have particular bearing on the formulation of educational aims. The book is divided into three major parts: the first deals with the nature of education, and discusses the various general aims, such as 'mental health'...

    Published August 1st 2012 by Routledge

  51. Knowledge and the Curriculum (International Library of the Philosophy of Education Volume 12)

    A Collection of Philosophical Papers

    By Paul H. Hirst

    The papers in this volume provide a coherent philosophical study of a group of important and pressing educational issues such as the selection of objectives for less able children, the fundamental characteristics of teaching and the integration of the curriculum. A thesis on the necessary...

    Published July 13th 2012 by Routledge

  52. Concepts of Indoctrination (International Library of the Philosophy of Education Volume 20)

    Philosophical Essays

    Edited by Ivan A. Snook

    Indoctrination is an important concept in educational philosophy. It bears on many areas of study, including ethics, epistemology and philosophy of science, and opens up new paths of investigation into such questions as classroom method and the rights of parents and their children. This book brings...

    Published July 13th 2012 by Routledge

  53. The Philosophy of Open Education (International Library of the Philosophy of Education Volume 15)

    Edited by David A. Nyberg

    'Open', 'informal', and 'humanistic' are words used to describe new styles of education which depart from ordinary or traditional education. Too often, however, these adjectives are used in a strongly polemical or self-justifying rather than analytical way. Often too, the grounds for...

    Published July 12th 2012 by Routledge

  54. Values, Education and the Adult (International Library of the Philosophy of Education Volume 16)

    By R.W.K. Paterson

    In this study of the main conceptual and normative issues to which the education of the adult gives rise, the author demonstrates that these issues can be understood and resolved only by coming to grips with some of the central and most contentious questions in epistemology, philosophy of mind,...

    Published July 13th 2012 by Routledge

  55. Ethics and Educational Policy (International Library of the Philosophy of Education Volume 21)

    Edited by Kenneth A. Strike, Kieran Egan

    This is a philosophical treatment of the conceptual and normative aspects of topics which are currently a matter of policy debate in education. The authors have focussed on such concepts as liberty, autonomy, equality and pluralism, and have provided a philosophical commentary which relates these...

    Published July 12th 2012 by Routledge

  56. New Essays in the Philosophy of Education (International Library of the Philosophy of Education Volume 13)

    Edited by Glenn Langford, D.J. O'Connor

    The contributors to this collection of essays offer a stimulating and varied range of approaches to this developing area. The volume includes discussions on the concept of education and such related topics as indoctrination and the nature and scope of the theory of education. Aspects of education...

    Published July 12th 2012 by Routledge

  57. Philosophy of Education (International Library of the Philosophy of Education Volume 14)

    An Introduction

    By Terence W. Moore

    This volume provides an introduction to the philosophy of education, which will enable students meeting the subject for the first time to find their way among the many specialized volumes. It deals in a non-technical way with the more important issues raised in a philosophical approach to education...

    Published July 12th 2012 by Routledge

  58. Experience and the growth of understanding (International Library of the Philosophy of Education Volume 11)

    By D.W. Hamlyn

    This volume examines some of the arguments that have been put forward over the years to explain the way in which understanding is acquired. The author looks firstly at the empricist thesis of genesis without structure, and secondly at the opposing theory, represented by Chomsky of...

    Published August 2nd 2012 by Routledge

  59. Preface to the philosophy of education (International Library of the Philosophy of Education Volume 24)

    By John Wilson

    It is sometimes said that the philosophy of education is not a serious and coherent philosophical area of inquiry. John Wilson examines this argument, taking it as the starting point for his book. He believes that most 'philosophy of education' until now has been little more than the promotion of...

    Published July 13th 2012 by Routledge

  60. Anarchism and Education

    A Philosophical Perspective

    By Judith Suissa

    Series: Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education

    Although there have been a few historical accounts of the anarchist school movement, there has been no systematic work on the philosophical underpinnings of anarchist educational ideas - until now. Anarchism and Education offers a philosophical account of the neglected tradition of anarchist...

    Published September 12th 2012 by Routledge

  61. Philosophy of Education in the Era of Globalization

    Edited by Yvonne Raley, Gerhard Preyer

    Series: Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education

    Terrorism, ethnocentrism, religious tension, competition over limited resources, war - these are just a few of the problems and challenges that have emerged in today's global economy. Globalization both implies and requires economic interdependence; and this should bring with it a heightened sense...

    Published July 26th 2012 by Routledge

  62. Henri Lefebvre and Education

    Space, history, theory

    By Sue Middleton

    Series: New Directions in the Philosophy of Education

    During his lifetime Henri Lefebvre (1901-1991) was renowned in France as a philosopher, sociologist and activist. Although he published more than 70 books, few were available in English until The Production of Space was translated in 1991. While this work - often associated with geography - has...

    Published November 13th 2013 by Routledge

  63. On Study: Giorgio Agamben and educational potentiality

    By Tyson E. Lewis

    Series: New Directions in the Philosophy of Education

    In an educational landscape dominated by discourses and practices of learning, standardized testing, and the pressure to succeed, what space and time remain for studying? In this book, Tyson E. Lewis argues that studying is a distinctive educational experience with its own temporal, spatial,...

    Published May 30th 2013 by Routledge

  64. Buber and Education

    Dialogue as conflict resolution

    By W. John Morgan, Alexandre Guilherme

    Series: New Directions in the Philosophy of Education

    Martin Buber (1878-1965) is considered one of the 20th century’s greatest thinkers and his contributions to philosophy, theology and education are testimony to this. His thought is founded on the idea that people are capable of two kinds of relations, namely I-Thou and I-It, emphasising the...

    Published September 27th 2013 by Routledge

  65. African Philosophy of Education Reconsidered

    On being human

    By Yusef Waghid

    Series: New Directions in the Philosophy of Education

    Much of the literature on the African philosophy of education juxtaposes two philosophical strands as mutually exclusive entities; traditional ethnophilosophy on the one hand, and ‘scientific’ African philosophy on the other. While traditional ethnophilosophy is associated with the cultural...

    Published July 1st 2013 by Routledge

  66. Education, Experience and Existence

    Engaging Dewey, Peirce and Heidegger

    By John Quay

    Series: New Directions in the Philosophy of Education

    Education, Experience and Existence proposes a new way of understanding education that delves beneath the conflict, confusion and compromise that characterize its long history. At the heart of this new understanding is what John Dewey strove to expound: a coherent theory of experience. Dewey’s...

    Published May 20th 2013 by Routledge

  67. Forgotten Connections

    On culture and upbringing

    By Klaus Mollenhauer

    Edited by Norm Friesen

    Series: Theorizing Education

    Klaus Mollenhauer’s Forgotten Connections: On Culture and Upbringing is internationally regarded as one of the most important German contributions to educational and curriculum theory in the 20th century. Appearing here in English for the first time, the book draws on Mollenhauer’s concern for...

    Published November 4th 2013 by Routledge

  68. Education, Professionalization and Social Representations

    On the Transformation of Social Knowledge

    Edited by Mohamed Chaib, Berth Danermark, Staffan Selander

    Series: Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education

    This book presents a broad range of research related to how social knowledge is shared, transmitted and transformed in the context of education and professional formation. The chapters of this edited collection reflect different theoretical and empirical approaches to that form of common-sense...

    Published October 14th 2013 by Routledge

  69. Education, Professionalism, and the Quest for Accountability

    Hitting the Target but Missing the Point

    By Jane Green

    Series: Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education

    This book focuses on education and its relation to professional accountability as viewed from two different, but not unrelated, perspectives. First, the book is about the work of professionals in schools and colleges (teachers, head teachers, leaders, principals, directors and educational managers,...

    Published August 14th 2013 by Routledge

  70. Political Philosophy, Educational Administration and Educative Leadership

    By Reynold Macpherson

    Series: Routledge Research in Educational Leadership

    In this book Reynold Macpherson initiates a politically-critical theory of educative leadership as a fresh line of inquiry in the practice, research and theory of educational administration and educational leadership. Divided into four parts, the book introduces the sub-discipline of political...

    Published September 22nd 2013 by Routledge

  71. Tsunesaburo Makiguchi (1871-1944)

    Educational Philosophy in Context

    Edited by Jason Goulah, Andrew Gebert

    This edited volume focuses on the life and work of Makiguchi Tsunesaburo (1871-1944), a Japanese elementary schoolteacher, principal, educational philosopher, author, activist, and Buddhist war resister who has emerged as an important figure in international education. Makiguchi is the progenitor...

    Published October 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  72. Experiencing Dewey

    Insights for Today's Classrooms, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Donna Adair Breault, Rick Breault

    Experiencing Dewey: Insights for Today’s Classroom offers an inspiring introduction to one of the most seminal figures in the field of education. In this collection of essays, contemporary authors consider their favorite quotations from John Dewey’s bountiful works and share how Dewey has impacted...

    Published October 7th 2013 by Routledge

  73. Cultivating an Ethical School

    By Robert J. Starratt

    Often the school is left as an institution seemingly ethically neutral, leaving untouched questions about whether the school itself is a site of injustice toward both educators and children. Springing from his well-known Building an Ethical School, Robert J. Starratt now looks more closely at the...

    Published April 18th 2012 by Routledge

  74. Handbook of Ethical Educational Leadership

    Edited by Christopher M. Branson, Steven Jay Gross

    The Handbook of Ethical Educational Leadership brings together an array of key authors to provide comprehensive coverage of the field of ethical educational leadership. This important volume describes contemporary educational issues that necessitate the practice of ethical leadership, reviews...

    Published May 14th 2014 by Routledge

  75. Knowledge and Virtue in Teaching and Learning

    The Primacy of Dispositions

    By Hugh Sockett

    The challenge this book addresses is to demonstrate how, in teaching content knowledge, the development of intellectual and moral dispositions as virtues is not merely a good idea, or peripheral to that content, but deeply embedded in the logic of searching for knowledge and truth. It offers...

    Published November 9th 2011 by Routledge

  76. On Holy Ground: The Theory and Practice of Religious Education

    By Liam Gearon

    Religion has had notable and renewed prominence in contemporary public and political life. Religious questions have also been freshly examined in philosophy and theology, the natural sciences, the social sciences, psychology, phenomenology, politics and the arts. These fields reflect complex,...

    Published July 5th 2013 by Routledge