Ronald Woods, Robin Barrow's An Introduction to Philosophy of Education PDF

By Ronald Woods, Robin Barrow

ISBN-10: 0415012856

ISBN-13: 9780415012850

'Well-written, available to scholars without earlier historical past in philosophy ...an first-class introduction.' - THES This introductory textual content, now in its 3rd version, is a vintage in its box. It exhibits, at the beginning, the significance of philosophy of schooling in academic debate and as a initial to any sensible job akin to educating. Barrow and Woods speak about a variety of facets of schooling and their relative significance - the concept that of information in making plans curricula, indoctrination and rationality, self-determination, wishes, pursuits, studying by means of discovery, and the weather of creativity and tradition in education. This version encompasses a new preface and thoroughly new chapters on curriculum thought and examine into instructing.

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In his later reflections, Hoggart has always insisted that he did not share the cultural pessimism of those commentators who wrote in the style of Eliot and Leavis, and it is certainly true that once he was given, from the end of the 1950s onwards, a prominent public platform from which to pronounce on such matters, his was a valuable voice arguing for a more discriminating assessment of contemporary social change than, as he put it in 1965, either ‘a self-indulgent nostalgia or a brash band-waggonning’.

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