A History of Western Philosophy of Education

Editors: Laverty, Megan J. and Hansen, David T.
Publication Year: 2021
Publisher: Bloomsbury

Price: Core Collection Only
ISBN: 978-1-35-007466-8
Category: Philosophy
Image Count: 91
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

A History of Western Philosophy of Education is the first comprehensive overview of philosophy of education from ancient times to the present day, covering 2,500 years of history.

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Table of Contents

  • Figures
  • Series Introduction
  • General Editors’ Acknowledgements
  • Timeline
  • Part 1: A History of Western Philosophy of Education in Antiquity
  • Introduction: A Story of Educational Philosophy in Antiquity
  • The Sophistic Movement and the Frenzy of a New Education
  • Plato: Philosophy As Education
  • Xenophon the Educator
  • Isocrates: The Founding and Tradition of Liberal Education
  • Educating for Living Life at Its Best: Aristotelian Thought and the Ideal Polis
  • Ancient Schools and the Challenge of Cynicism
  • Roman Educational Philosophy: The Legacy of Cicero
  • Seneca, Epictetus, and Marcus Aurelius: Education and the Philosophical Art of Living Annie Larivée
  • St. Augustine’s Pedagogy as the New Creation
  • Part 2: A History of Western Philosophy of Education: In The Middle Ages and Renaissance
  • Introduction: Historical Vision and Philosophy of Education in the Middle Ages and Renaissance
  • The Monastic Turn: 400–1150
  • Religion, Reason, and Educational Thought in the Twelfth Century
  • Jewish and Muslim Voices
  • Thomas Aquinas and Education
  • Humanism and Education
  • Women Writers and Education
  • Religious Reformers and Education in the Sixteenth Century
  • Michel de Montaigne and the Bridge to Enlightenment and Modernity
  • Part 3: A History of Western Philosophy of Education: In the Age of Enlightenment
  • Introduction: Enlightenment and Education
  • Locke on Education
  • Rousseau’s Philosophy of Education
  • Educational Legacies of the French Enlightenment
  • German Educational Thought: Religion, Rationalism, Philanthropinism, and Bildung
  • Philosophies of Education “in Action”: Johann Heinrich Pestalozzi, Johann Friedrich Herbart, and Friedrich Fröbel
  • Mary Wollstonecraft and Harriet Taylor Mill on Women, Education, and Gender Socialization
  • Teachings of Uncommon Schooling: American Transcendentalism and Education in Emerson, Thoreau, and Fuller
  • Part 4: A History of Western Philosophy of Education: In The Modern Era
  • Introduction: Struggle, Resistance, and Opportunity—A Historical and Philosophical Lens on Education in the Modern Era
  • John Dewey’s Philosophy of Democratic Education
  • Phenomenology, Hermeneutics, and Education
  • Ethical Relationality in Education: Martin Buber, Emmanuel Levinas, and Nel Noddings
  • Psychoanalysis with Education
  • The Philosophical Milieu in Nineteenth-Century American Education: From Idealism to Pragmatism
  • Philosophy of Education and Early Childhood: Invitations and Provocations of Childhood from Maria Montessori and Reggio Emilia
  • Philosophies of Race, Justice, and Education: Traditions of Embodied Knowledge
  • Critical Theory and Education
  • Education and the Linguistic Turn
  • Part 5: A History of Western Philosophy of Education: In The Contemporary Landscape
  • Introduction
  • Education, Pluralism, and the Dynamics of Difference
  • Feminism within Philosophy of Education
  • Analytic Philosophy of Education
  • A Philosophy of Hope: Paulo Freire and Critical Pedagogy
  • The Changing Landscapes of Anarchism and Education
  • Philosophy for Children and Children’s Philosophical Thinking
  • “Teachers, Leave Them Kids Alone!”: Derrida, Agamben, and the Late Modern Crisis of Pedagogical Narrative
  • Decolonization, Indigenous Peoples, and Philosophy of Education
  • Liberal Education and Its Existential Meaning