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  1. 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 12th 2012 by Routledge

  2. 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

  3. Bourdieu's Politics

    Problems and Possiblities

    By Jeremy F. Lane

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    In the last decade of his career, the French sociologist Pierre Bourdieu became involved in a series of high-profile political interventions, defending the cause of striking students and workers, speaking out in the name of illegal immigrants, the homeless and the unemployed, challenging the...

    Published July 12th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Buddhist Hagiography in Early Japan

    Images of Compassion in the Gyoki Tradition

    By Jonathan Morris Augustine

    Series: Routledge Studies in Asian Religion

    Hagiographies or idealized biographies which recount the lives of saints, bodhisattvas and other charismatic figures have been the meeting place for myth and experience. In medieval Europe, the 'lives of saints' were read during liturgical celebrations and the texts themselves were treated as...

    Published July 12th 2012 by Routledge

  5. 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

  6. Education and the Education of Teachers (International Library of the Philosophy of Education volume 18)

    By R.S. Peters

    This collection of important and significant papers examines a wide range of issues. One of the author's main concerns is to clarify the meaning of 'education' and 'quality in education' - a phrase often used in public debate but seldom scrutinized. Long-standing ambiguities latent in the...

    Published July 12th 2012 by Routledge

  7. 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

  8. Jean-Baptiste Say and the Classical Canon in Economics

    The British Connection in French Classicism

    By Samuel Hollander

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    This book explores the perceived paradigmatic conflict within British classical economics between the so called 'Ricardo School' and the contemporary French Economics of Jean-Baptiste Say. Samuel Hollander provides the reader with extensive evidence, utilizing all editions of Say's main texts and...

    Published July 12th 2012 by Routledge

  9. 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

  10. 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 12th 2012 by Routledge

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