This Reader brings together a wide range of material to present an international perspective on topical issues in philosophy of education today. Focusing on the enduring trends in this field, this lively and informative Reader provides broad coverage of the field and includes crucial topics.
With an emphasis on contemporary pieces that deal with issues relevant to the immediate real world, this book represents the research and views of some of the most respected authors in the field today. Wilfred Carr also provides a specially written introduction which provides a much-needed context to the role of philosophy in the current educational climate.
Students of philosophy and philosophy of education will find this Reader an important route map to further reading and understanding.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
part Part I|47 pages
Philosophy and Education
part Part II|45 pages
The Aims of Education
part Part III|34 pages
Politics and Education
chapter Chapter 10|8 pages
Rethinking Democracy and Education
part Part IV|49 pages
chapter Chapter 13|11 pages
The Limits of Aesthetic Separatism 1
part Part V|45 pages
The Moral Dimensions of Teaching