An Introduction to Philosophy of Education by Ronald Woods, Robin Barrow

By Ronald Woods, Robin Barrow

'Well-written, available to scholars with out prior historical past in philosophy ...an first-class introduction.' - THES This introductory textual content, now in its 3rd version, is a vintage in its box. It indicates, in the beginning, the significance of philosophy of schooling in academic debate and as a initial to any sensible task similar to educating. Barrow and Woods talk about numerous elements of schooling and their relative significance - the concept that of data in making plans curricula, indoctrination and rationality, self-determination, wishes, pursuits, studying via discovery, and the weather of creativity and tradition in education. This variation incorporates a new preface and thoroughly new chapters on curriculum conception and study into instructing.

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