A Modern Philosophy of Education (RLE Edu K)

A Modern Philosophy of Education (RLE Edu K)

by Godfrey Thomson

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‘Philosophy’ in the context of this book means that the author is looking at education as a whole, without restrictions or simplifications; looking at ends and purposes, not merely at methods and means. He discusses early years education, the sociology and psychology of education as well as education in adolescence and adult education. Well-known as a critical pioneer of intelligence research the author discusses educational psychology as much as philosophy in this book.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781136491597
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 05/04/2012
Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 288
File size: 505 KB

Table of Contents

1. The Meaning of a Philosophy of Education. 2. The Function of Education in the Biological Record. 3. The Factors of Education and the Function of the School. 4. Reflections on the Aim of Education. 5. John Dewey. 6. Education and Free Will. 7. Heredity and Education. 8. The Social Inheritance. 9. Population and Education. 10. Competition and Co-operation. 11. Education in Early Adolescence. 12. Education in Later Adolescence; Industry and Education. 13. Adult Education. 14. Pride and Prejudice. Index.

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