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Ideas Of Education

Author : Christopher Brooke
ISBN : 9781136729904
Genre : Education
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Provides an overview of the disctinctive thinking of a fascinating mix of educational pioneers and thinkers from the canon of philosophers and philosophical schools from the classical, medieval, early modern and modern. Includes: Plato, Aristotle, Hobbes, Locke, Rousseau, Wollstonecraft, Humboldt, Utopian socialists, J.S. Mill, Carpenter and Dewey.
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Democracy And Education

Author : John Dewey
ISBN : 9780486122069
Genre : Education
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DIVThe distinguished educator and philosopher discusses his revolutionary vision of education, stressing growth, experience, and activity as factors that promote a democratic character in students and lead to the advancement of self and society. /div
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Western Philosophy Of Education

Author : G.R. Sharma
ISBN : 8126901357
Genre : Education
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The Present Book, Western Philosophy Of Education, Consists Of Thirteen Chapters And Studies All The Essential Educational Philosophies Of Plato, Aristotle, Comenius, Rousseau, Pestalozzi, Froebel, Herbart, Russell, Dewey, Montessori, Spencer, Loyola And Locke. The Book Will Certainly Meet The Requirements Of The Undergraduate And Postgraduate Students.
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Education And The Struggle For Democracy

Author : Carr, Wilfred
ISBN : 9780335195206
Genre : Education
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During the past decade there has been a series of radical changes to the educational system of England and Wales. This book argues that any serious study of these changes has to engage with complex questions about the role of education in a modern liberal democracy. Were these educational changes informed by the needs and aspirations of a democratic society? To what extent will they promote democratic values and ideals? These questions can only be adequately addressed by making explicit the political ideas and the underlying philosophical principles that have together shaped the English educational system. To this end, the book provides a selective history of English education which exposes the connections between decisive periods of educational change and the intellectual and political climate in which it occurred. It also connects the educational policies of the 1980s and 90s to the political ideas of the New Right in order to show how they are part of a broader political strategy aimed at reversing the democratic advances achieved through the intellectual and political struggles of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. The book proposes that a democratic educational vision can only effectively be advanced by renewing the 'struggle for democracy' - the historical struggle to create forms of education which will empower all citizens to participate in an open, pluralistic and democratic society.
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John Dewey

Author : Amy Sterling Casil
ISBN : 140420508X
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Biography of John Dewey chronicling his major achievements and his legacy.
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Education Politics And Religion

Author : James Arthur
ISBN : 9781136935244
Genre : Education
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In recent years a number of popular books have savaged religion arguing it is a dangerous delusion that poisons human societies and relationships. This is but the most recent manifestation of a secularising agenda that has been sweeping contemporary democratic societies since the Enlightenment. This book pushes back against that agenda, examining its key assumptions and arguing that the exclusion of religious people and ideas from education and the public square is both undemocratic and unwise. For the most part the book draws arguments and examples from Christianity, the religious tradition of the authors, but it recognises that many religions share the concerns and possibilities examined. The book examines contemporary expressions of the secularising agenda in Western democracies with particular focus on how that is played out in education. It demonstrates how republican theory understood within a faith perspective provides a shared understanding and substantive basis for education within a Western democracy. It explores the historical connections and disconnections between religion and civic life in the West from ancient to contemporary times and examines religiously based civic action and pedagogical approaches contending both have the potential to contribute greatly to democracy. It will be of value to any who are interested in exploring how democracies can include the voices of all their citizens: the religious and the secular.
Category: Education

Richard Rorty

Author : Michael A. Peters
ISBN : 9781461642114
Genre : Education
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This distinctive collection by scholars from around the world focuses upon the cultural, educational, and political significance of Richard Rorty's thought. The nine essays which comprise the collection examine a variety of related themes: Rorty's neopragmatism, his view of philosophy, his philosophy of education and culture, Rorty's comparison between Dewey and Foucault, his relation to postmodern theory, and, also his form of political liberalism.
Category: Education

The Political Writings

Author : John Dewey
ISBN : 0872201902
Genre : Political Science
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This welcome anthology presents for the first time in one volume John Dewey's major political writings. Ranging throughout his career, the selections display Dewey's philosophical method, his controversial views on war and education, his essential contributions to democratic theory, and his distinctive brand of progressive political ideology. A substantial introductory essay sets the selections in historical context, explains their continuing relevance to American politics, and explores the revivial of interest in Dewey in recent years.
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Philosophy Of Education

Author : J.J. Chambliss
ISBN : 9781136511615
Genre : Education
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First Published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
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