Classic and contemporary readings in the philosophy of education
Intended for philosophy of education courses, this anthology brings together classic writings on education by leading figures in the history of philosophy and notable contributions to the field by a variety of contemporary thinkers. The first section provides material from a sizable collection of classic writers, enabling students to read the original sources for themselves. The second section includes recent materials that reflect diverse approaches such as feminism, critical theory, and multiculturalism.
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Aristotle Nicomachean Ethics selection
John Locke Some Thoughts Concerning Education selection
Jean Jacques Rousseau Emile selection
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