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The Blackwell Guide to the Philosophy of Education

Edited by: Nigel Blake, Paul Smeyers, Richard Smith and Paul Standish
eISBN: 9780631221197
Print publication date: 2002

Subject Philosophy

Key-Topics education

DOI: 10.1111/b.9780631221197.2002.x

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The Blackwell Guide to the Philosophy of Education

Philosophy of education has now established itself throughout the world as a theoretically significant and practically vital discipline. In this important survey, an international group of leading philosophers charts the development of the field in the twentieth century and points to important questions for its future.

Each chapter has been written as a collaboration between authors in order to emphasize the diversity of thought, and where appropriate, the dissent and debate that is intrinsic to the field. The contributors explore social and cultural theories, politics and education, philosophy as education, teaching and curriculum, and ethics and upbringing.

The Blackwell Guide to Philosophy of Education is a state-of-the-art map to the field as well as a valuable reference book.

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Blake, Nigel, Paul Smeyers, Richard Smith and Paul Standish (eds). The Blackwell Guide to the Philosophy of Education. Blackwell Publishing, 2002. Blackwell Reference Online. 20 July 2018 <http://www.blackwellreference.com/public/book.html?id=g9780631221197_9780631221197>

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