Companion to the Philosophy of Education

ISBN-10: 1405140518
ISBN-13: 9781405140515
Edition: 2005
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Book details

Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 8/26/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 658
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.00" long x 2.00" tall
Weight: 3.036
Language: English

A comprehensive guide to philosophical thinking about education, both historical and contemporary, this volume is written by an international team of leading experts in their respective specializations. The volume first provides historical background and then delves into the most relevant topics in education.

Notes on Contributors
Preface
Introduction.
Historical And Contemporary Movements
The Socratic Movement.
Stoicism.
The Judaic tradition.
The Educational Thought of Augustine.
Humanism.
Enlightenment Liberalism.
Rousseau, Dewey and Democracy.
Kant, Hegel and the Rise of Pedagogical Science.
Romanticism.
The Past as Future? Hellenism, the Gymnasium and Altertumswissenschaft.
Critical Theory.
The Analytical Movement.
Feminism.
Postmodernism.
Teaching And Learning
The Nature and Purposes of Education.
Theories of teaching and learning.
The Capacity to Learn.
Motivation and Classroom Management.
The Measurement of Learning.
Knowledge, Truth and Learning.
Cultivating Reason.
Moral Education.
Religious Education.
Teaching Science.
Teaching Elementary Arithmetic Through Applications.
Aesthetics and the Educative Powers of Art
Teaching Literature.
The Politics And Ethics Of Schooling
The Authority and Responsibility to Educate.
Church, State and Education
Common Schooling and Educational Choice.
Children's Rights.
Education and Standards of Living.
Educational Equality and Justice.
Multicultural Education.
Education and the Politics of Identity.
The Ethics of Teaching.
Inclusion and Justice in Special Education.
Sex Education.
Higher Education
Ethics and the Aims of American Higher Education.
Universities in a Fluid Age.
Academic Freedom.
The Ethics of Research.
Affirmative action in Higher Education
The Professor-Student Relationship and the Regulation of Student Life
The Role of Ethics in Professional Education
Index

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