Through a philosophical lens, this book explores the powerful educational capabilities of classic psychedelics.
Provides a new conceptualization of curriculum and of curriculum planning that is clearer, more functional, more adequate than those previously available.
Explores the importance of the body and the senses in educational encounters, drawing out the aesthetic and political dimensions of educational practices.
A Philosophy of Music Education is considered the classic text on the relation of aesthetics to the practical teaching and performing of music.
Questions universities’ increasing reliance on market-oriented metrics to determine their strategic directions and gauge faculty productivity.
A comprehensive study of education in the writings of Walter Benjamin.
Explores the effectiveness and value of meditation in a college classroom.
A rich collection of essays about the inner, shared experiences of participants engaged in second-person approaches to contemplative practice.
Explores the rich potential of Confucianism in American and Chinese classrooms of the twenty-first century.
Examines key theoretical aspects of the emerging field of second-person contemplative education.
Demonstrates how students and educators can resist narrow, utilitarian views of higher education’s purpose.
Offers a new view of pedagogical practices to psychoanalysts interested in pedagogy.
Tells the fascinating story of the Progressive Education movement of the 1930s and 1940s.
Explores the nature and role of wisdom in education.
A highly accessible reading of Whitehead's writings on education and their connection to his metaphysics.
Reinvigorates Jürgen Habermas’ early critical theory.
Explores the contemporary pedagogical significance of modernism.
Explores how Darwin’s theory of human nature can inform educational philosophy.
A startling reading of the educational enterprise through a psychoanalytic lens.
Argues against the “culture of science” currently dominating education discourse and in favor of a more critical understanding of various modes of inquiry.
Presents John Dewey’s theory of inquiry and applies it to various areas of the primary, middle, and secondary school curricula.
Explores the significance of Dewey’s thought on democracy for the contemporary world.
Provides a clear assessment of all sides of the school choice debate.
An authoritative and provocative discussion of the key issues surrounding grade inflation and its possible effects on academic excellence.
Leading scholars challenge and reinvigorate the pragmatic method of John Dewey.
Delivers uncomplicated and useful techniques for better teaching to nonmajors in liberal arts courses.
A riveting analysis of the struggle to eliminate affirmative action at the University of California.
Shows how using texts from popular culture in the classroom can help young people to become critical consumers of media without losing the pleasure they derive from it.
A thoroughly revised and updated edition of the classic text. Focuses on the roles of hope, participation, and change in reforming American schools.
Research on the impact of social class variables on experiences of adolescents as they transition to middle school.
How does ethics influence the myriad ways we engage difference within educational settings?
Argues that higher education needs to abandon the “culture wars” if it hopes to address the major crises of the century.
One of America's foremost philosophers reflects on the discipline and its relation to everyday life.
Illustrates how Marcuse's theory sheds new light on current debates in both education and society involving issues of multiculturalism, postmodernism, civic education, the "culture wars," critical thinking, and critical literacy.
Drawing on the works of Martin Buber and Mikhail Bakhtin, the author explores the roles that dialogue, laughter, and spontaneity play in the education of the whole person.
This book discusses topics normally excluded from the current educational conversation such as soul, authority, irony, memory, style, luck, privacy, power, and hospitality.
This book was written as Paulo Freire himself would have done it, using a method of learning through victories and defeats in the same way one learns in life. The author follows a chronological line in ...
This book examines issues of identity and difference, both theoretically and as represented in curriculum materials. Here debates over the cultural character of the curriculum are characterized as debates ...
Here we have, for the first time in a single volume, diverse perspectives on the meaning, conditions, and goals of critical reasoning in contemporary culture. Part One emphasizes critical reasoning and ...
At a time of increasing pressure for teachers to become more professional and more technically competent, this book examines in a critical fashion whether teachers should be considered experts. Written ...
A Legacy of Learning examines the principal periods in the history of European and American education, beginning in ancient Greece and ending in twentieth-century America. It is a superior textbook for ...
Rebirth of Value takes as its starting-point the emerging scientific view of the universe as a free, unpredictable, self-ordering evolutionary process in which our own cultural history plays a leading ...
This book provides a fresh critique of John Dewey and the progressive tradition and warns against the superficial renaissance of Deweyan philosophy present in many of today's modern liberal educational ...
A thoughtful and thought-provoking conversation, the Counts-Beard correspondence illuminates the issues facing American education today. The correspondence explores the collaboration between them as Counts ...
An indictment of the ideology of modernity, which has resulted in our leading incoherent and fragmented lives, Oliver and Gershman's book explores the profound paradigmatic differences that exist among ...
Many philosophers have been appointed to top-level political positions during Chile's modern history. What makes Chilean philosophers unique in the context of Latin America and beyond, is that they have ...
Using Foucault's history of discourse, this book examines the relationship between the invention of the printing press and the evolution of concepts regarding childhood and schooling. It is an interdisciplinary ...