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A companion to the philosophy of education

Author: Randall R Curren
Publisher: Malden, MA : Blackwell, ©2003.
Series: Blackwell companions to philosophy, 27.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A Companion to the Philosophy of Education is a guide to philosophical thinking about education." "Written by an international team of experts, the volume opens with survey of major figures and movements and then explores the most important - and at times controversial - topics of current interest in philosophy of education." "This volume is a vital and comprehensive resource for anyone interested in the philosophy  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Randall R Curren
ISBN: 0631228373 9780631228370
OCLC Number: 49859926
Description: xvii, 638 pages ; 26 cm.
Contents: Introduction / Randall Curren --
Historical and contemporary movements: The Socratic movement / C.D.C. Reeve. Stoicism / Christopher Gill. The Judaic tradition / Hanan A. Alexander and Shmuel Glick. The educational thought of Augustine / Gareth B. Matthews. Humanism / Craig Kallendorf. Enlightenment liberalism / Amy M. Schmitter, Nathan Tarcov, and Wendy Donner. Rousseau, Dewey and democracy / Patrick Riley and Jennifer Welchman. Kant, Hegel and the rise of pedagogical science / G. Felicitas Munzel. Romanticism / Frederick C. Beiser. The past as future? : Hellenism, the Gymnasium and Altertumswissenschaft / Wolfgang Mann. Critical theory / Douglas Kellner. The analytical movement / Randall Curren, Emily Robertson and Paul Hager. Feminism / Jane Roland Martin. Postmodernism / David E. Cooper --
Teaching and learning: The nature and purposes of education / Paul Standish. Theories of teaching and learning / D.C. Phillips. The capacity to learn / Carol Wren and Thomas Wren.- Motivation and classroom management / Richard Ryan and Martin Lynch. The measurement of learning / Andrew Davis. Knowledge, truth and learning / Jonathan E. Adler. Cultivating reason / Harvey Siegel. Moral education / Graham Haydon. Religious education / Gabriel Moran. Teaching science / Michael R. Matthews. Teaching elementary arithmetic through applications / Mark Steiner. Aesthetics and the educative powers of art / Noël Carroll. Teaching literature / Richard Smith --
The politics and ethics of schooling: The authority and responsibility to educate / Amy Gutmann. Church, state and education / William Galston. Common schooling and educational choice / Rob Reich. Children's rights / James G. Dwyer. Education and standards of living / Christian Barry. Educational equality and justice / Harry Brighouse. Multicultural education / Robert K. Fullinwider. Education and the politics of identity / Yael Tamir. The ethics of teaching / Kenneth A. Strike. Inclusion and justice in special education / Robert F. Ladenson. Sex education / David Archard --
Higher education: Ethics and the aims of American higher education / Minda Rae Amiran. Universities in a fluid age / Ronald Barnett. Academic freedom / Robert L. Simon. The ethics of research / Michael Davis. Affirmative action in higher education / Bernard Boxill. The professor-student relationship and the regulation of student life / Peter J. Markie. The role of ethics in professional education / Norman E. Bowie.
Series Title: Blackwell companions to philosophy, 27.
Other Titles: Philosophy of education
Responsibility: edited by Randall Curren.

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