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The first edition of Nel Noddings#x19; Philosophy of Educationwas acclaimed as the #x1C;best overview in the field#x1D; by the journal Teaching Philosophyand predicted to #x1C;become the standard textbook in philosophy of education#x1D; by Educational Theory. This classic text, designed to give the education student a comprehensive look at philosophical thought in relation to teaching, learning, research, and educational policy, has now been updated to reflect the most current thinking in the field. The third edition includes a new chapter on multiculturalism and cosmopolitanism in education, as well as updates on the latest work in care ethics. Philosophy of Educationintroduces students to the evolution of educational thought, from the founding fathers to contemporary theorists, with consideration of both analytic and continental traditions. This is an essential text not only for teachers and future teachers, but also for anyone needing a survey of contemporary trends in philosophy of education.
Nel Noddings is Lee L. Jacks Professor of Education Emerita at Stanford University. An award-winning teacher and past president of the National Academy of Education and the Philosophy of Education Society, she is the author of numerous books, including Caring: A Feminine Approach to Ethics and Moral Education; The Challenge to Care in Schools; Educating Moral People; Happiness and Education; Educating Citizens for Global Awareness; Critical Lessons: What Our Schools Should Teach; and The Maternal Factor: Two Paths to Morality.
Table of Contents
|List of Figures||p. xi|
|Philosophy of Education Before the Twentieth Century||p. 1|
|Socrates and Plato||p. 3|
|Pestalozzi, Herbart, and Froebel||p. 18|
|Summary Questions||p. 21|
|Introduction to the Literature||p. 22|
|The Philosophical and Educational Thought||p. 23|
|Dewey's Philosophical Orientation||p. 24|
|The Meaning and Aims of Education||p. 26|
|Dewey's Psychology||p. 29|
|Dewey's Theory of Knowledge||p. 32|
|Democracy and Education||p. 35|
|The Place of Subject Matter||p. 39|
|Dewey Today: An Assessment||p. 40|
|Summary Questions||p. 41|
|Introduction to the Literature||p. 42|
|Analytic Philosophy||p. 43|
|Philosophical Analysis in Education||p. 44|
|The Analysis of Teaching||p. 47|
|Current Analyses of Teaching||p. 57|
|Summary Questions||p. 60|
|Introduction to the Literature||p. 60|
|Continental Philosophy||p. 61|
|Critical Theory||p. 72|
|Summary Questions||p. 82|
|Introduction to the Literature||p. 83|
|Logic and Critical Thinking||p. 85|
|Formal Logic||p. 85|
|Informal Logic||p. 92|
|McPeck's View of Critical Thinking||p. 98|
|An Alternative Approach||p. 99|
|Summary Questions||p. 105|
|Introduction to the Literature||p. 106|
|Epistemology and Education||p. 107|
|Justified True Belief||p. 108|
|Nonfoundational Theories of Knowledge||p. 116|
|Epistemology and Education||p. 122|
|Summary Questions||p. 131|
|Introduction to the Literature||p. 132|
|Philosophy of Social Science and Educational Research||p. 133|
|How Does Science Grow?||p. 133|
|A Debate in Educational Research||p. 139|
|Some Examples||p. 145|
|Summary Questions||p. 148|
|Introduction to the Literature||p. 149|
|Ethics and Moral Education||p. 151|
|Pre-Enlightenment Ethics||p. 152|
|Enlightenment Ethics||p. 157|
|Deweyan Ethics||p. 163|
|Moral Education||p. 166|
|Cognitive Developmentalism||p. 168|
|Summary Questions||p. 175|
|Introduction to the Literature||p. 176|
|Social and Political Philosophy||p. 177|
|The Current Debate||p. 177|
|Justice and Equality in Education||p. 183|
|Summary Questions||p. 197|
|Introduction to the Literature||p. 198|
|Problems of School Reform||p. 199|
|Summary Questions||p. 211|
|Introduction to the Literature||p. 212|
|Multiculturalism and Cosmopolitanism||p. 213|
|The Educator's Dilemma||p. 219|
|Summary Questions||p. 221|
|Introduction to the Literature||p. 222|
|Feminism, Philosophy, and Education||p. 223|
|Feminist Critiques of Philosophy||p. 223|
|Philosophy of Social Science||p. 229|
|Care and Education||p. 237|
|Summary Questions||p. 245|
|Introduction to the Literature||p. 246|
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