Education, Philosophy and Well-being

Education, Philosophy and Well-being

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John White is one of the leading philosophers of education currently working in the Anglophone world. Since first joining the London Institute of Education in 1965, he has made significant contributions to the landscape of the discipline through his teaching, research and numerous publications. His academic work encompasses a broad range of rich philosophical issues, ranging from questions surrounding the childa€™s mind, through the moral and pedagogical obligations of teachers and schools, to local and national questions of educational policy. In this volume, international contributors address key issues in the philosophy of education, touching on significant contemporary concerns and demonstrating the breadth and influence of John Whitea€™s work. Each chapter critically examines, builds on, and pays tribute to John Whitea€™s unique contribution, considering how his work has impacted on the discipline of education as we know it today. Topics covered include: policy and the role of philosophy of education liberal education the aims of education moral education leadership. Education, Philosophy and Wellbeing will appeal to postgraduate students and academics in the fields of history, policy, education studies, and philosophy, as well as to policy-makers, educational administrators and teachers.My first real encounter with philosophy of education and with John White was in 1967 when I embarked on a Diploma in ... John taught Epistemology and Metaphysics, and I recall that our very first essay question was a#39;Are synthetic a priorianbsp;...


Title:Education, Philosophy and Well-being
Author: Judith Suissa, Carrie Winstanley, Roger Marples
Publisher:Routledge - 2014-08-21
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