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  1. Reason and Teaching (Routledge Revivals)

    By Israel Scheffler

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This title, first published in 1973, brings together a variety of papers by Israel Scheffler, one of America’s leading educational philosophers. The essays each stress the importance of critical thought and independent judgement to the organization of educational activities. In the first section,...

    Published May 5th 2015 by Routledge

  2. 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 March 26th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Beyond the Present and the Particular (International Library of the Philosophy of Education Volume 2)

    A Theory of Liberal Education

    By Charles H. Bailey

    Charles Bailey advances a modern characterization and justification of liberal education and defends such a view of liberal education against contemporary challenges. The book will be of special value to those guiding educational policy, designing curricula and reflecting on their own teaching...

    Published March 4th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Making a Difference in Theory

    The theory question in education and the education question in theory

    Edited by Gert Biesta, Julie Allan, Richard Edwards

    Series: Theorizing Education

    Making a Difference in Theory brings together original work from an international group of authors on the roles of theory in educational research and practice. The book discusses the different roles theory plays, can play and should play, both from a historical perspective and in light of...

    Published March 4th 2015 by Routledge

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. Education, Knowledge and Truth

    Beyond the Postmodern Impasse

    Edited by David Carr

    This collection aims to explore different conceptions of epistemological inquiry and their influence on pedagogy and the curricular content of primary and secondary education. It is arguable that curriculum policy makers have continued to subscribe to a foundationalist paradigm of rational...

    Published December 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  9. 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

  10. Education, Work and Leisure (Routledge Revivals)

    By Harold Entwistle

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1970, this book considers the alleged distinction between ‘education for life’ and ‘education for work’ and exposes the fallacies on which this and other similar distinctions are based. It shows that ideas on this subject are inextricably intertwined with wider views on the...

    Published September 26th 2014 by Routledge

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