For courses in teacher education and professional education programs at the undergraduate or beginning graduate levels.
A systems approach to the major schools of philosophy of education that gives readers a cognitive map of the areas, as well as the ideology in relationship to educational theory.
Using a systems approach, this book examines the major schools of philosophy of education; considers the relationship of education to major ideologies including Nationalism, Liberalism, Conservatism, and Marxism; and analyzes the impact of philosophy and ideology on educational theory and practice through the theories of Essentialism, Perennialism, Social Reconstruction, and Critical Theory. Previously published as Philosophical and Ideological Perspectives on Education, and as New Perspectives on Philosophy and Education, this new version follows the content and organizational framework of these earlier editions. For each chapter it includes definitions of terms; historical contributors and antecedents; a general discussion of the particular philosophy, ideology, or theory; and relationships and application to education, especially to schools, curriculum instruction, and to teachers and students.
Table of Contents
PART 1 Philosophies and Education
Chapter 1 Philosophy and Education 2
Chapter 2 Idealism and Education 18
Chapter 3 Realism and Education 46
Chapter 4 Pragmatism and Education 74
Chapter 5 Existentialism and Education 104
Chapter 6 Postmodernism and Education 138
PART 2 Ideologies and Education
Chapter 7 Ideology and Education 166
Chapter 8 Nationalism, American Exceptionalism, Ethnonationalism, and Education 194
Chapter 9 Liberalism and Education 216
Chapter 10 Conservatism and Education 250
Chapter 11 Marxism and Education 272
PART 3 Theories and Education
Chapter 12 Theory and Education 298
Chapter 13 Essentialism and Education 310
Chapter 14 Perennialism and Education 340
Chapter 15 Progressivism and Education 362
Chapter 16 Social Reconstructionism and Education 388
Chapter 17 Critical Theory and Education 420
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