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Classic and Contemporary Readings in the Philosophy of Education

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2/18/2011
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Oxford University Press
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Now even more affordably priced in its second edition,Classic and Contemporary Readings in the Philosophy of Educationis ideal for undergraduate and graduate philosophy of education courses. Editor Steven M. Cahn, a highly respected contributor to the field, brings together writings by leading figures in the history of philosophy and notable contemporary thinkers. The first section of the book provides material from nine classic writers: Plato, Aristotle, Locke, Rousseau, Kant, Wollstonecraft, Mill, Whitehead, and Dewey. Their historically important works encourage students to view current issues and debates from broad perspectives. The second section presents twenty-one recent selections that reflect diverse approaches, including pragmatism, analytic philosophy, feminism, and multiculturalism. The readings are substantial or complete texts, not fragments. The second edition ofClassic and Contemporary Readings in the Philosophy of Educationfeatures expanded selections by Locke, Rousseau, Kant, and Dewey, along with eight new readings: * Mary Wollstonecraft, "A Vindication of the Rights of Woman" (excerpt) * Patricia Heidenry, "Home Is Where the School Is" * Joseph S. Spoerl, "Justice and the Case for School Vouchers" * Jeffrey R. Henig, "Rethinking School Choice" * John Passmore, "The Concept of Teaching" * Michel Foucault, "Discipline and Punish" (excerpt) * Steven M. Cahn, "Guiding, Grading, and Guarding" * Martha Nussbaum, "Cultivating Humanity" (excerpt) Offering unprecedented breadth and depth of coverage,Classic and Contemporary Readings in the Philosophy of Education,Second Edition, is the most inclusive, thorough, and accessible introduction to the field.

Table of Contents


*=New to this Edition
Preface
Introduction
PART I. CLASSIC THEORIES
1. Plato
Meno
Protagoras (selection)
The Republic (selection)
2. Aristotle
Nicomachean Ethics (selection)
Politics (selection)
3. John Locke
Some Thoughts Concerning Education (selection)
4. Jean-Jacques Rousseau
Emile (selection)
5. Immanuel Kant
Lectures on Pedagogy (selection)
6. Mary Wollstonecraft
* A Vindication of the Rights of Woman (selection)
7. John Stuart Mill
Inaugural Address at St. Andrews
8. Alfred North Whitehead
The Aims of Education (selection)
9. John Dewey
The Child and the Curriculum
Democracy and Education (selection)
Experience and Education
PART II. CONTEMPORARY ISSUES
A. Schools
10. A. S. Neill
Summerhill (selection)
11. Patricia Heidenry
* Home Is Where the School Is
12. Kieran Egan
Open Education: Open to What?
13. Joseph S. Spoerl
* Justice and the Case for School Vouchers
14. Jeffrey R. Henig
* Rethinking School Choice
15. Amy Gutmann
Democratic Education (selection)
16. Israel Scheffler
Moral Education and the Democratic Ideal
B. Teaching
17. Paul H. Hirst
What Is Teaching?
18. John Passmore
* The Concept of Teaching
19. Jacques Maritain
Education at the Crossroads (selection)
20. Michel Foucault
* Discipline and Punish (selection)
21. Paulo Freire
Pedagogy of the Oppressed (selection)
22. Nel Noddings
Caring (selection)
23. Steven M. Cahn
* Guiding, Grading, and Guarding
C. Curriculum
24. Sidney Hook
The Content of a Liberal Education
25. Jane Roland Martin
Two Dogmas of Curriculum
26. Maxine Greene
The Passions of Pluralism: Multiculturalism and the Expanding Community
27. Richard M. Rorty
Hermeneutics, General Studies, and Teaching
28. John R. Searle
Traditionalists and Their Challengers
29. Martha Nussbaum
* Cultivating Humanity (selection)
30. Wm. Theodore de Bary
Asia in the Core Curriculum


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