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The Oxford handbook of philosophy of education

Author: Harvey Siegel
Publisher: New York ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2012.
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The Oxford Handbook of Philosophy of Education is intended to serve as a general introduction to key issues in the field, to further the philosophical pursuit of those issues, and to bring philosophy  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Harvey Siegel
ISBN: 9780199915729 0199915725
OCLC Number: 799015797
Notes: Includes bibliographical references.
Description: 1 v. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction: Philosophy of Education and Philosophy, Harvey Siegel ; Aims of Education ; 1. The Epistemic Aims of Education, Emily Robertson ; 2. Moral and Political Aims of Education, Harry Brighouse ; 3. Tagore, Dewey, and the Imminent Demise of Liberal Education, Martha Nussbaum ; Thinking, Reasoning, Teaching and Learning ; 4. Thinking, Reasoning, and Education, Richard Feldman ; 5. Why Fallibility Has Not Mattered and How It Could, Jonathan E. Adler ; 6. Indoctrination, Eamonn Callan and Dylan Arena ; 7. Educating for Authenticity: The Paradox of Moral Education Revisited, Stefaan E. Cuypers ; 8. The Development of Rationality, David Moshman ; 9. Philosophy and Developmental Psychology: Getting Beyond the Deficit Conception of Childhood, Gareth B. Matthews ; 10. Socratic Teaching and Socratic Method, Thomas C. Brickhouse and Nicholas D. Smith ; 11. Educating the Practical Imagination: A Prolegomena, Amelie Rorty ; Moral, Value, and Character Education ; 12. Caring, Empathy, and Moral Education, Michael Slote ; 13. Kantian Moral Maturity and the Cultivation of Character, Marcia C. Baron ; 14. The Persistence of Moral Skepticism and the Limits of Moral Education, Elijah Millgram ; 15. Values Education, Graham Oddie ; Knowledge, Curriculum, and Educational Research ; 16. Curriculum and the Value of Knowledge, David Carr ; 17. Education, Democracy, and Capitalism, Philip Kitcher ; 18. Art and Education, Catherine Z. Elgin ; 19. Science Education, Religious Toleration, and Liberal Neutrality Toward the Good, Robert Audi ; 20. Constructivisms, Scientific Methods and Reflective Judgment in Science Education, Richard E. Grandy ; 21. Empirical Educational Research: Charting Philosophical Disagreements in an Undisciplined Field, D. C. Phillips ; Social/Political Issues ; 22. Educating for Individual Freedom and Democratic Citizenship: In Unity and Diversity There Is Strength, Amy Gutmann ; 23. Mapping Multicultural Education, Meira Levinson ; 24. Prejudice, Lawrence Blum ; 25. Educational Authority and the Interests of Children, Rob Reich ; Approaches to Philosophy of Education and Philosophy ; 26. Pragmatist Philosophy of Education, Randall Curren ; 27. Feminist Philosophy and Education, Nel Noddings ; 28. Postmodernism and Education, Nicholas C. Burbules
Responsibility: edited by Harvey Siegel.


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