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Philosophical Documents in Education (3rd Edition)

Philosophical Documents in Education (3rd Edition)
Author: Tony W. Johnson - Ronald F. Reed
ISBN 13: 9780205553846
ISBN 10: 205553842
Edition: 3
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon
Publication Date: 2007-05-19
Format: Paperback
Pages: 336
List Price: $74.33

Philosophical Documents in Education, 3/e masterfully argues that students can better understand and practice their profession by reading, contemplating, and discussing the great philosophic tradition in education. An edited anthology of 18 primary source materials in educational philosophy, this book provides a wide range of both historical and contemporary viewpoints. Works by philosophers of numerous perspectives–-including Catharine Macaulay, Hannah Arendt, Cornel West, Maxine Greene, Paulo Freire, Kieran Egan, Jane Roland Martin, and Parker J. Palmer–-expose readers to philosophical views from diverse populations and convictions. With fresh perspectives, a comprehensive and contextualizing introduction, and updated pedagogy including revised timelines and new chapter questions, this revered resource is more vital than ever for today's teachers.