From Roaring Boys to Dreaming Spires: Essays in Honor of John Wilson

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This fascinating collection of articles examines the legacy of John Wilson, a scholar who has received international acclaim for his insightful work in philosophy and education. Each essay focuses on a particular topic that Wilson examined throughout his career. The subjects addressed include the problems and prospects of analytical philosophy, the basis of moral education, and educational research. In the final chapter, Wilson responds to the various contributors that he has inspired, noting points of agreement ...

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Overview

This fascinating collection of articles examines the legacy of John Wilson, a scholar who has received international acclaim for his insightful work in philosophy and education. Each essay focuses on a particular topic that Wilson examined throughout his career. The subjects addressed include the problems and prospects of analytical philosophy, the basis of moral education, and educational research. In the final chapter, Wilson responds to the various contributors that he has inspired, noting points of agreement and disagreement with each. This unique collection will appeal to scholars focusing on educational theory and practice as well as those interested in the field of moral education.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780761814825
  • Publisher: University Press of America
  • Publication date: 9/28/1999
  • Pages: 148
  • Product dimensions: 6.24 (w) x 9.24 (h) x 0.68 (d)

Meet the Author

Ron Rembert is Associate Professor of Religion and Philosophy at Wilmington College.

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Table of Contents

chapter 1 Introduction to Analytic Philosophy chapter 2 The Basis of Moral Education chapter 3 Assessment and Practice of Moral Education chapter 4 Educational Research chapter 5 The Basis of Education chapter 6 Love and Personal Relationships chapter 7 Response to the Contributors

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