Methods in Philosophy of Education

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This important new book presents a 'dual strand' argument: Firstly, it gives a comprehensive account of methods in philosophy of education, with leading international figures in the field of writing from a variety of methodological and epistemological perspectives. Secondly, it examines their application in the 'real world' of education, using the topical area of children's rights as a basis for investigation. It will therefore be of interest to philosophers and educationalists alike.

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1. Methods in Philosophy of Education: An Introduction Frieda Heyting

2. Analytic Philosophy of Education and Children's Rights John White and Patricia White

3. Reflective Equilibrium as a Method of Philosophy of Education: Justifying an Ethical Conception of Children's Sexual Rights Ben Spiecker and Jan Steutel

4. An Analytic Approach in Philosophy of Education: the Case of Children's Rights Colin Wringe

5. The Problematic Employment of Reason in Philosophy of Bildung and Education Jörg Ruhloff

6. Analysis and Critique of the Foundations of Theory and Practice of Education. Conflicting Liberal Views on the Right to an Education for Autonomy Ger Snik and Wouter van Haaften

7. On Structuralist Philosophy of Education: an Analysis of the Rights of the Child Yvonne Ehrenspeck and Dieter Lenzen

8. Antifoundationalist Foundational Research: Analysing Discourse on Children's Rights to Decide Frieda Heyting

9. How can Philosophy of Education be Critical? How Critical can Philosophy of Education be? Deconstructive Reflections on Children's Rights Gert Biesta

10. Children's Rights and Education - a Hermeneutical Approach Alfred Langewand

11. Rights of Children and Future Adults: A Cultural Educational Perspective Wilna A.J. Meijer

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