Philosophical Foundations of Education, 9th edition
Philosophical Foundations of Education
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Now in its ninth edition, Philosophical Foundations of Education provides readers with comprehensive knowledge about the various schools of thought that have comprised the philosophy of education throughout history. Highly readable, this chronological text gives insight into the individuals who helped develop various philosophies of education and provides historical information about how they lived and how they learned. In addition, each chapter covers each philosophy’s aims, methods, curriculums, teaching roles, advantages, and disadvantages.
Covering not only how each philosophy evolved over time but also how these philosophies influenced subsequent educational practice, this popular textbook also challenges readers to apply what they have learned in their own profession and develop their own philosophies about education, instruction, and schooling.
Table of contents
Chapter 1 — Idealism and Education
Chapter 2 — Realism and Education
Chapter 3 — Eastern Philosophy, Religion, and Education
Chapter 4 - Pragmatism and Education
Chapter 5 — Reconstructionism and Education
Chapter 6 — Behaviorism and Education
Chapter 7 — Existentialism, Phenomenology, and Education
Chapter 8 — Marxism and Education
Chapter 9 — Analytic Philosophy and Education
Chapter 10 — Postmodernism and Education
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