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The handbook of philosophy of education

Author: Harvey Siegel
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2009.
Series: Oxford handbook.
Edition/Format:   Book : English

A general introduction to key issues in the philosophy of education. The chapters are accessible to readers with no prior exposure to philosophy of education, and provide both surveys of the general  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Harvey Siegel
ISBN: 9780195312881 0195312880
OCLC Number: 690837814
Description: 1 vol. (XIII-548 p.) ; 26 cm.
Contents: Introduction: Philosophy of Education and Philosophy ; AIMS OF EDUCATION ; 1. The Epistemic Aims of Education ; 2. Moral and Political Aspects of Education ; 3. Tagore, Dewey, and the Imminent Demise of Liberal Education ; THINKING, REASONING, TEACHING AND LEARNING ; 4. Thinking, Reasoning, and Education ; 5. Why Fallibility Has Not Mattered and How It Could ; 6. Indoctrination ; 7. Educating for Authenticity: The Paradox of Moral Education Revisited ; 8. The Development of Rationality ; 9. Philosophy and Developmental Psychology: Getting Beyond the Deficit Conception of Childhood ; 10. Socratic Teaching and Socratic Method ; 11. Educating the Practical Imagination: A Prolegomena ; MORAL, VALUE, AND CHARACTER EDUCATION ; 12. Caring, Empathy, and Moral Education ; 13. Kantian Moral Maturity and the Cultivation of Character ; 14. The Persistence of Moral Skepticism and the Limits of Moral Education ; 15. Values Education ; KNOWLEDGE, CURRICULUM, AND EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH ; 16. Curriculum and the Value of Knowledge ; 17. Education, Democracy, and Capitalism ; 18. Art and Education ; 19. Science Education, Religious Toleration, and Liberal Neutrality Toward the Good ; 20. Constructivisms, Scientific Methods and Reflective Judgment in Science Education ; 21. Empirical Educational Research: Charting Philosophical Disagreements in an Undisciplined Field ; SOCIAL/POLITICAL ISSUES ; 22. Educating for Individual Freedom and Democratic Citizenship: In Unity and Diversity There Is Strength ; 23. Mapping Multicultural Education ; 24. Prejudice ; 25. Educational Authority and the Interests of Children ; APPROACHES TO PHILOSOPHY OF EDUCATION AND PHILOSOPHY ; 26. Pragmatist Philosophy of Education ; 27. Feminist Philosophy and Education ; 28. Postmodernism and Education
Series Title: Oxford handbook.
Responsibility: edited by Harvey Siegel.
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