9780136245605

Philosophical Foundations of Education

  • ISBN 13:

    9780136245605

  • ISBN 10:

    0136245609

  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 06/17/1998
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
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Summary

This survey of the various philosophies of education offers a balanced, critical treatment of each philosophy -- demonstrating its uses in, and affects on, educational practices. Discusses each philosophy individually -- Idealism, Realism, Eastern Philosophy, Religion, Pragmatism, Reconstructionism, Behaviorism, Existentialism, Phenomonology, Analytic Philosophy, Marxism, Postmodernism -- exploring the historical development, current status, influence on education, leading ideas, and selected readings of major philosophers for each. Covers significant new developments in philosophy -- particularly in realism, pragmatism, Marxism, and Post Modernism. Integrates information on the role of the teacher throughout. For educators at all levels.

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