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The Oxford handbook of philosophy of education

Author: Harvey Siegel
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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 domain they address, and advance the discussion in those domains.
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Harvey Siegel
ISBN: 9780199915729 0199915725 9780195312881 0195312880
OCLC Number: 272304261
Description: xiii, 548 pages ; 26 cm
Contents: Aims of education. The epistemic aims of education / Emily Robertson --
Moral and political aims of education / Harry Brighouse --
Tagore, Dewey, and the imminent demise of liberal education / Martha Nussbaum --
Thinking, reasoning, teaching, and learning. Thinking, reasoning, and education / Richard Feldman --
Why fallibility has not mattered and how it could / Jonathan E. Adler --
Indoctrination / Eamonn Callan and Dylan Arena --
Educating for authenticity : the paradox of moral education revisited / Stefaan E. Cuypers --
The development of rationality / David Moshman --
Philosophy and developmental psychology : outgrowing the deficit conception of childhood / Gareth B. Matthews --
Socratic teaching and Socratic method / Thomas C. Brickhouse and Nicholas D. Smith --
Educating the practical imagination : a prolegomena / Amélie Rorty --
Moral, value, and character education. Caring, empathy, and moral education / Michael Slote --
Kantian moral maturity and the cultivation of character / Marcia W. Baron --
The persistence of moral skepticism and the limits of moral education / Elijah Millgram --
Values education / Graham Oddie --
Knowledge, curriculum, and educational research. Curriculum and the value of knowledge / David Carr --
Education, democracy, and capitalism / Philip Kitcher --
Art and education / Catherine Z. Elgin --
Science education, religious toleration, and liberal neutrality toward the good / Robert Audi --
Constructivisms, scientific methods, and reflective judgment in science education / Richard E. Grandy --
Empirical educational research : charting philosophical disagreements in an undisciplined field / D.C. Phillips --
Social and political issues. Educating for individual freedom and democratic citizenship : in unity and diversity there is strength / Amy Gutmann --
Mapping multicultural education / Meira Levinson --
Prejudice / Lawrence Blum --
Educational authority and the interests of children / Rob Reich --
Approaches to philosophy of education and philosophy. Pragmatist philosophy of education / Randall Curren --
Feminist philosophy and education / Nel Noddings --
Postmodernism and education / Nicholas C. Burbules.
Responsibility: edited by Harvey Siegel.


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