Philosophy of Education (Google eBook)

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Westview Press, Jul 26, 2011 - Philosophy - 304 pages
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The acclaimed, classic text on philosophy of education, providing an updated overview of the field in relation to teaching, learning, research, and policy
  

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User Review  - Paul - Goodreads

I am not sure I would understand the educational philosophy of Dewey without this book. I certainly would struggle with phenomenology. Noddings addresses all of the great questions of education in ... Read full review

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User Review  - Sani Nosugref - Goodreads

I really enjoyed this book. Especially the break down of the different philosophies. Nel Noddings did a excellent job breaking down the history of education and it's different school of thoughts. Read full review

Contents

PREFACE
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
CHAPTER   1
Socrates and Plato
Aristotle
Rousseau
Pestalozzi Herbart and Froebel
CHAPTER   2
Some Examples
CHAPTER   8
PreEnlightenment Ethics
Enlightenment Ethics
Utilitarianism
Deweyan Ethics
Moral Education
Cognitive Developmentalism

Deweys Philosophical Orientation
The Meaning and Aims of Education
Deweys Psychology
Deweys Theory of Knowledge
Democracy and Education
The Place of Subject Matter
An Assessment
CHAPTER   3
Philosophical Analysis in Education
The Analysis of Teaching
Current Analyses of Teaching
CHAPTER   4
Phenomenology
Critical Theory
Hermeneutics
Postmodernism
CHAPTER   5
Informal Logic
McPecks View of Critical Thinking
An Alternative Approach
CHAPTER   6
Justified True Belief
Foundationalism
Truth
Nonfoundational Theories of Knowledge
Epistemology and Education
Constructivism
CHAPTER   7
A Debate in Educational Research
CHAPTER   9
Justice and Equality in Education
CHAPTER   10
Accountability
Standards
Testing
CHAPTER   11
Cosmopolitanism
The Educators Dilemma
CHAPTER   1 2
Epistemology
Philosophy of Social Science
Ethics
Care and Education
NOTES
CHAPTER   2
CHAPTER   3
CHAPTER   4
CHAPTER   5
CHAPTER   6
CHAPTER   7
CHAPTER   8
CHAPTER   9
CHAPTER   1 0
CHAPTER   1 1
CHAPTER   1 2
BIBLIOGRAPHY
INDEX
Copyright

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About the author (2011)

Nel Noddings is Lee L. Jacks Professor of Education Emerita at Stanford University. She has taught at the elementary through college levels and has served as acting dean of the School of Education at Stanford University. An award-winning teacher and past president of the National Academy of Education and the Philosophy of Education Society, she is the author of numerous books on a broad range of educational issues.

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