Philosophy of Education in Action

Philosophy of Education in Action

1 Also translated, “For this is an experience which is characteristic of a philosopher, this wondering: this is where philosophy ... 2 Recommended reading on issues in philosophy of education: Phillips, D. C., & Siegel, H. (2013).

Author: David W. Nicholson

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781317551195

Category: Education

Page: 190

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Philosophy of Education in Action is an innovative, inquiry-based introductory text that invites readers to study philosophy of education through the lens of their own observations and experiences. Structured according to a "Wonder Model of Inquiry," each chapter begins by posing a fundamental What if question about curriculum, pedagogy, and the role of the school before investigating the various philosophical perspectives that guide and influence educational practices. Classroom vignettes and examples of actual schools and educational programs help to ground philosophical perspectives in real-world scenarios, while the book’s unique inquiry-based approach leads students to both think critically about philosophical questions and apply the concepts to their own teaching. Features of the text include: What if questions that structure each chapter to pique students' curiosity, stimulate creativity, and promote critical thinking. Authentic classroom vignettes that encourage students to analyze what it means to "do" philosophy and to reflect upon their own practices, examine their role in the educational process, and articulate their own philosophical beliefs. A concluding section asking readers to imagine and design their own hypothetical school or classroom as a project-based means of analyzing, synthesizing, and evaluating the different philosophies discussed. Accessible and thought-provoking, Philosophy of Education in Action provides a dynamic learning experience for readers to understand and apply philosophy in educational practice.
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The SAGE Handbook of Philosophy of Education

The SAGE Handbook of Philosophy of Education

His research interests are focused primarily on issues of language and culture in education. His latest book is Language Matters, published by International Age Publishers (2009). Andrew Reid studied philosophy at the University of ...

Author: Richard Bailey

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9781446206973

Category: Education

Page: 570

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This book provides an authoritative, yet accessible guide to the Philosophy of Education, its scope, its key thinkers and movements, and its potential contribution to a range of educational concerns. The text offers a balanced view of three key dimensions: first, in giving an equal weight to different styles and modes of philosophy; second, by including past and present perspectives on philosophy of education; and third, in covering both the general "perennial" issues in philosophy and issues of more contemporary concern. Section one of the book exemplifies different styles of philosophy, paying attention to the contemporary debates as to the nature, possibilities and limitations of these different approaches to philosophy of education. Section two is devoted to particular thinkers of the past, and more general coverage of the history of philosophy of education. Section three is dedicated to contemporary philosophic thought on education, providing the basis and reference point for an exploration of contemporary issues. The handbook is designed primarily to be useful to students studying the field of philosophy of education, in the context of the study of educational foundations or theory. But it is also designed to be of use to practising teachers who wish to gain easy access to current philosophical thinking on particular contemporary educational issues, and to educationalists of all types who want a succinct guide to questions relating to the nature, the history, and the current state of the art of philosophy of education. Visit Richard Bailey's website : here
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Keywords in Radical Philosophy and Education

Keywords in Radical Philosophy and Education

He insists that philosophy of education should be relevant only to educational matters. The field “has a distinctive contribution to make, one that makes use of the 'tools' of philosophy to engage with issues that are distinctively ...

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Publisher: BRILL

ISBN: 9789004400467

Category: Education

Page: 524

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In this field-defining work edited by educational theorist and political organizer Derek R. Ford, emerging and leading activists, organizers, and scholars assemble a collective body of concepts to interrogate, provoke, and mobilize contemporary political, economic, and social struggles.
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Theory and Philosophy in Education Research

Theory and Philosophy in Education Research

I know that a lot of people are trying to go against this stream, but in general I think that it's a very unfavourable climate to become a scholar in an area like educational research or philosophy of education. MT:Do you see philosophy ...

Author: John Quay

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781351176095

Category: Education

Page: 176

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The issue of methodology is a fundamental concern for all who engage in educational research. Presenting a series of methodological dialogues between eminent education researchers including Michael Apple, Gert Biesta, Penny Enslin, John Hattie, Nel Noddings, Michael Peters, Richard Pring and Paul Smeyers, this book explores the ways in which they have chosen and developed research methods to style their investigations and frame their arguments. These dialogues address the specialized and technical aspects of conducting educational research, conceptualize the relationship between methodology and theory, and provide in-depth discussion of concerns including falsifiability, openness, interpretation and researcher judgement. Foregrounding the researchers’ first-hand experience and knowledge, this book will provide future and current researchers with a deeper comprehension of the place of theory in education research. An illuminating resource for undergraduate and postgraduate researchers alike, Theory and Philosophy in Education Research confronts the intricate complexities of conducting education research in a highly engaging and accessible way.
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African Philosophy of Education Reconsidered

African Philosophy of Education Reconsidered

Much of the literature about an African philosophy of education seems to juxtapose two strands of African philosophy as mutually exclusive entities, namely traditional ethnophilosophy on the one hand, and scientific African philosophy ...

Author: Yusef Waghid

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781135969691

Category: Education

Page: 160

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Much of the literature on the African philosophy of education juxtaposes two philosophical strands as mutually exclusive entities; traditional ethnophilosophy on the one hand, and ‘scientific’ African philosophy on the other. While traditional ethnophilosophy is associated with the cultural artefacts, narratives, folklore and music of Africa’s people, ‘scientific’ African philosophy is primarily concerned with the explanations, interpretations and justifications of African thought and practice along the lines of critical and transformative reasoning. These two alternative strands of African philosophy invariably impact understandings of education in different ways: education constituted by cultural action is perceived to be mutually independent from education constituted by reasoned action. Yusef Waghid argues for an African philosophy of education guided by communitarian, reasonable and culture dependent action in order to bridge the conceptual and practical divide between African ethnophilosophy and ‘scientific’ African philosophy. Unlike those who argue that African philosophy of education cannot exist because it does not invoke reason, or that reasoned African philosophy of education is just not possible, Waghid suggests an African philosophy of education constituted by reasoned, culture-dependent action. This book provides an African philosophy aimed at developing a conception of education that can contribute towards imagination, deliberation, and responsibility - actions that can help to enhance justice in educative relations, both in Africa and throughout the world. This book will be essential reading for researchers and academics in the field of the philosophy of education, especially those wanting to learn from the African tradition.
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Plato Utilitarianism and Education International Library of the Philosophy of Education Volume 3

Plato  Utilitarianism and Education  International Library of the Philosophy of Education Volume 3

There is a growing interest in philosophy of education amongst students of philosophy as well as amongst those who are more specifically and practically concerned with educational problems. Philosophers, of course, from the time of ...

Author: Robin Barrow

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781135171452

Category: Education

Page: 216

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Three lines of argument are central to this book: that Plato's views as expounded in the Republic indicate that he was a utilitarian; that utilitarianism is the only acceptable ethical theory; that these conclusions have significant repercussions for education. Throughout the book the exposition of utilitarianism and the interpretation of the Republic are closely linked and the author defends Plato against the criticisms of Karl Popper, Bertrand Russell and R H S Crossman.
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Philosophy of Education

Philosophy of Education

This book, as it covers the philosophies of education, probes the fundamental issues of education while establishing educational priorities.

Author: Edward J. Power

Publisher: Waveland PressInc

ISBN: UVA:X002111187

Category: Education

Page: 385

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This book, as it covers the philosophies of education, probes the fundamental issues of education while establishing educational priorities.
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A History of Western Philosophy of Education in the Age of Enlightenment

A History of Western Philosophy of Education in the Age of Enlightenment

CONCLUSION In this chapter, I have introduced readers to the educational philosophies of three German thinkers who are still influential today. In the nineteenth century, the first of them, Pestalozzi, was regarded as the world's first ...

Author: Tal Gilead

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 9781350074507

Category: Education

Page: 280

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This volume traces the history of Western philosophy of education through the Age of Enlightenment. The period between 1650 and 1850 was one of rapid intellectual development that revolutionized how education is viewed. Even the most progressive thinkers of the start of this period would have found the educational ideas expressed at its end odd, alien, and even dangerous. Shaped by broad intellectual movements, such as the Enlightenment, the counter-enlightenment and romanticism, as well as by the work of exceptional individuals including John Locke, Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Hélvetius, Mary Wollstonecraft, Pestalozzi, Fröbel and Emerson, the educational philosophy of this period has laid the foundations of how we think of and conduct education today. About A History of Western Philosophy of Education: An essential resource for researchers, scholars, and students of education, this five-volume set that traces the development of philosophy of education through Western culture and history. Focusing on philosophers who have theorized education and its implementation, the series constitutes a fresh, dynamic, and developing view of educational philosophy. It expands our educational possibilities by reinvigorating philosophy's vibrant critical tradition, connecting old and new perspectives, and identifying the continuity of critique and reconstruction. It also includes a timeline showing major historical events, including educational initiatives and the publication of noteworthy philosophical works.
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The Christian Philosophy of Education Explained

The Christian Philosophy of Education Explained

The purpose of education therefore is to equip the child to take his place in adult society by fully integrating him into ... fail to provide an education which is thoroughly integrated into statist educational philosophy and practice, ...

Author: Stephen C. Perks

Publisher: Jeff Voegtlin

ISBN: 9780951889909

Category: Education

Page: 169

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Cultivation of Self in East Asian Philosophy of Education

Cultivation of Self in East Asian Philosophy of Education

Welcome to the special issue that focuses on the theme of selfcultivation in the East Asian philosophy of education. The cultivation of the self is always an issue of ultimate concern in the East Asian educational tradition.

Author: Ruyu Hung

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781000747416

Category: Education

Page: 144

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This book provides exciting and significant inquiries into the cultivation of self in East Asian philosophy of education. The contributors to this volume are from different countries or areas in the world, but all share the same interest in exploring what it means to be human and how to cultivate the self. In this book, self-cultivation in classical Chinese philosophies—including Confucianism, neo-Confucianism, and Daoism—is scrutinised and elaborated upon, in order to reveal the significance of ancient wisdom for today’s educational issues, and to show the meaningful connections between Eastern and Western educational thoughts. By addressing many issues of contemporary importance including environmental education, equity and justice, critical rationalism, groundlessness of language, and power and governance, this book offers fresh views of self-cultivation illuminated not merely by East Asian philosophy of education but also by Western insights. For those who are interested in comparative philosophies, intercultural education, and cultural study, this book is both thought-provoking and inspirational. The chapters in this book were originally published in the Educational Philosophy and Theory journal.
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