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Philosophy of Education: An Introduction

ISBN13: 9781847060198
ISBN: 1847060196
Binding: Paperback
List Price: $39.95
Publisher: Continuum
Published Date:
Edition 1
Pages: 200
Average Goodreads rating: 4.07/5 (14 ratings)

The Philosophy of Education: An Introduction encourages the reader to actively engage with the philosophy of education and the carefully selected contributors bring the philosophy of education to life for the reader.

Each chapter:
• focuses on a particular area of debate and explains the main concepts
• includes extracts from philosophical writing, followed by questions that guide the reader to critically and actively with the text
• guides the reader towards further reading and suggests next steps and more challenging sources or counter-pointed arguments.

The Philosophy of Education: An Introduction is essential reading for education studients and for trainee teachers on undergraduate and postgraduate programmes.  It will also appeal to practicing teachers and educationalists who wish to engage with philosophical approaches to contemporary educational issues.