Leading author, Gerry Gutek, discusses the major philosophical systems and then applies how these systems and ideologies contribute to educational theory. Examines the origin, meaning and relevance to teaching and learning.
New Perspectives on Philosophy and Education is organized into three major parts: philosophies, ideologies, and theories of education. Part I examines philosophy and education, idealism, realism, pragmatism, existentialism and postmodernism and analyzes their educational implications; Part II examines Ideology, Nationalism, Liberalism, Conservatism, and Marxism and analyzes their educational implications; Part III deals with theory, Essentialism, Progressivism, Social Reconstructionism, Critical Theory, and Globalization in terms of their meaning for education. In drawing out the educational implications of these philosophies, ideologies, and theories, the author places them in the context of education, schooling, curriculum, and instruction. Pedagogical aspects include discussion questions, topics for reflection and research, websites, and suggested readings.
Table of Contents
Part I: Philosophy and Education
1. Philosophy and Education
2. Idealism and Education
3. Realism and Education
4. Theistic Realism and Education
5. Pragmatism and Education
6. Existentialism and Education
7. Philosophical Analysis and Education
8. Postmodernism and Education
Part II: Ideology and Education
9. Ideology and Education
10. Nationalism and Education
11. Liberalism and Education
12. Conservatism and Education
13. Marxism and Education
14. Liberation Pedagogy and Education
Part III: Theory and Education
15. Theory and Education
16. Essentialism and Education
17. Perennialism and Education
18. Progressivism and Education
19. Critical Theory and Education
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