Philosophical Foundations of Education / Edition 8

Philosophical Foundations of Education / Edition 8

by Howard A. Ozmon, Samuel M. Craver, Samuel M. Craver, Samuel M. Craver
     
 

ISBN-10: 0131996258

ISBN-13: 9780131996250

Pub. Date: 05/15/2007

Publisher: Prentice Hall

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,…  See more details below

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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780131996250
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
05/15/2007
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
408
Product dimensions:
7.51(w) x 9.09(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction.
1. Idealism and Education.
2. Realism and Education.
3. Eastern Philosophy, Religion, and Education.
4. Pragmatism and Education.
5. Reconstructionism and Education.
6. Behaviorism and Education.
7. Existentialism, Phenomenology, and Education.
8. Analytic Philosophy and Education.
9. Marxism and Education.
10. Philosophy, Education, and the Challenge of Postmodernism.
Useful Web sites and Internet Links.
Selected Bibliography.
Index.

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