Philosophy of the Teacher

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Wiley, Jan 9, 2006 - Philosophy - 256 pages
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This book brings various philosophical, social, religious and political perspectives to bear upon the work that teachers do, and to the often contradictory experiences they have in such work.

  • Introduces teachers to philosophical ways of understanding their work.
  • Intervenes in academic debates pertaining to the idea of the teacher.
  • Arguments are grounded in the everyday experiences that teachers have.
  • The material is carefully and deliberately organised around these experiences.

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Nigel Tubbs is a Principal Lecturer at University College Winchester where he was Programme Director of the undergraduate education studies course from 1992-2004. Prior to this he was a teacher in several English comprehensive schools. His previous publications include The New Teacher (1996), Contradiction of Enlightenment: Hegel and the Broken Middle (1997) and Philosophy’s Higher Education (2004).

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