9780813343235

Philosophy of Education

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  • ISBN13:

    9780813343235

  • ISBN10:

    0813343232

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 7/25/2006
  • Publisher: Perseus Books
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Summary

Philosophy

Author Biography

Nel Noddings is Lee L. Jacks Professor of Education at Stanford University. She has taught at the elementary, junior high, senior high, and college levels and has served as acting dean of the School of Education at Stanford University. In addition to many articles and reviews on a broad range of educational issues, her works include Caring: A Feminine Approach to Ethics and Moral Education, Women and Evil, The Challenge to Care in Schools, Educating for Intelligent Belief or Unbelief, Starting at Home: Caring and Social Policy, Educating Moral People, Happiness and Education, Educating Citizens for Global Awareness, and Critical Lessons: What Our Schools Should Teach.

Table of Contents

FIGURES xi
PREFACE xiii
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS xvii
1 Philosophy of Education Before the Twentieth Century
1(22)
Socrates and Plato
3(7)
Aristotle
10(3)
Rousseau
13(5)
Pestalozzi, Herbart, and Froebel
18(5)
Summary Questions
21(1)
Introduction to the Literature
22(1)
2 The Philosophical and Educational Thought of John Dewey
23(20)
Dewey's Philosophical Orientation
24(2)
The Meaning and Aims of Education
26(3)
Dewey's Psychology
29(3)
Dewey's Theory of Knowledge
32(3)
Democracy and Education
35(4)
The Place of Subject Matter
39(1)
Dewey Today: An Assessment
40(3)
Summary Questions
41(1)
Introduction to the Literature
42(1)
3 Analytic Philosophy
43(18)
Philosophical Analysis in Education
44(3)
The Analysis of Teaching
47(10)
Current Analyses of Teaching
57(4)
Summary Questions
60(1)
Introduction to the Literature
60(1)
4 Continental Philosophy
61(24)
Existentialism
61(9)
Phenomenology
70(2)
Critical Theory
72(4)
Hermeneutics
76(1)
Postmodernism
77(8)
Summary Questions
82(1)
Introduction to the Literature
83(2)
5 Logic and Critical Thinking
85(22)
Formal Logic
85(7)
Informal Logic
92(6)
McPeck's View of Critical Thinking
98(1)
An Alternative Approach
99(8)
Summary Questions
105(1)
Introduction to the Literature
106(1)
6 Epistemology and Education
107(26)
Justified True Belief
108(2)
Foundationalism
110(3)
Truth
113(3)
Nonfoundational Theories of Knowledge
116(6)
Epistemology and Education
122(4)
Constructivism
126(7)
Summary Question
131(1)
Introduction to the Literature
132(1)
7 Philosophy of Social Science and Educational Research
133(18)
How Does Science Grow?
133(6)
A Debate in Educational Research
139(6)
Some Examples
145(6)
Summary Questions
148(1)
Introduction to the Literature
149(2)
8 Ethics and Moral Education
151(26)
Pre-Enlightenment Ethics
152(5)
Enlightenment Ethics
157(2)
Utilitarianism
159(4)
Deweyan Ethics
163(3)
Moral Education
166(2)
Cognitive Developmentalism
168(9)
Summary Questions
175(1)
Introduction to the Literature
176(1)
9 Social and Political Philosophy
177(22)
The Current Debate
177(6)
Justice and Equality in Education
183(16)
Summary Questions
197(1)
Introduction to the Literature
198(1)
10 Problems of School Reform 199(14)
Equality
199(5)
Accountability
204(3)
Standards
207(3)
Testing
210(3)
Summary Questions
211(1)
Introduction to the Literature
212(1)
11 Feminism, Philosophy, and Education 213(24)
Feminist Critiques of Philosophy
213(3)
Epistemology
216(3)
Philosophy of Social Science
219(2)
Ethics
221(5)
Care and Education
226(11)
Summary Questions
234(1)
Introduction to the Literature
235(2)
NOTES 237(16)
BIBLIOGRAPHY 253(8)
INDEX 261

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