New Perspectives on Philosophy and Education

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Leading author, Gerry Gutek, discusses the major philosophical systems and then applies how these systems and ideologies contribute to educational theory.  Examines the origen, 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.

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Explore major philosophical systems and learn how these systems and ideologies contribute to educational theory through this new book, Perspectives on Philosophy and Education, by well-known author Dr. Gerald L. Gutek.  In drawing out the educational implications of these philosophies, ideologies, and theories, Dr. Gutek places them in the context of education, schooling, curriculum, and instruction.  A jargon-free narrative creates an inviting reading experience and helps make complicated issues accessible and understandable.

 

ORGANIZATION   

  • 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.

 

TOPICAL COVERAGE

  • A chapter on postmodernism, a highly significant philosophy with major academic influence
  • A chapter on the influence of globalization, which puts the conflicts relating to this topic into an ideological framework
  • An expansive discussion of the complexity and relevance of realism, including Aristotelian, Thomist, and scientific realism
  • New insights into existentialism in light of the current emphasis on spirituality and faith-based initiatives

SUPPORTING PEDAGOGY FOR SUCCESS

 

  • A list of website links related to philosophy, ideology, and theories of education located at the end of each chapter
  • Formative questions presented in each chapter encouraging readers to construct their own philosophy of education

 

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