Normal view MARC view ISBD view

Philosophy of education / Nel Noddings.

By: Noddings, Nel.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Dimensions of philosophy series: Publisher: Boulder, Colo. : Westview Press, 1995Description: xiii, 226 pages ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 081338429X; 9780813384290; 0813384303; 9780813384306.Subject(s): Education -- PhilosophyDDC classification: 370/.1 Other classification: 80.02 Online resources: Table of contents | Contributor biographical information | Publisher description Summary: Philosophy of Education is designed for general students of education who need to know something about philosophical thought and its exercise in teaching, learning, research, and educational policy. It assumes no previous training in philosophy. Ranging broadly from the great historical figures through John Dewey to contemporary representatives of both analytic and Continental traditions, it is always fair-minded, generous, and undogmatic. Attractive features are the author's nondoctrinaire feminism, her commitment to the empowerment of students, and her coverage of the most recent trends in educational thought. This is an essential book not just for teachers and for future teachers but for anyone needing a survey of contemporary trends in the philosophy of education.
    Average rating: 0.0 (0 votes)
Item type Current location Call number Status Notes Date due Barcode Item holds
Book Book *Schaff Library
Stacks
LB 14.7 .N63 1995 (Browse shelf) Available Gift of Dr. Anabel Proffitt 30092101126705
Total holds: 0

Includes bibliographical references (pages 216-221) and index.

Philosophy of Education is designed for general students of education who need to know something about philosophical thought and its exercise in teaching, learning, research, and educational policy. It assumes no previous training in philosophy. Ranging broadly from the great historical figures through John Dewey to contemporary representatives of both analytic and Continental traditions, it is always fair-minded, generous, and undogmatic. Attractive features are the author's nondoctrinaire feminism, her commitment to the empowerment of students, and her coverage of the most recent trends in educational thought. This is an essential book not just for teachers and for future teachers but for anyone needing a survey of contemporary trends in the philosophy of education.

There are no comments for this item.

Log in to your account to post a comment.

This online catalog is a consortial partnership of the following organizations:
Lancaster Theological Seminary • 555 West James St., Lancaster, PA 17603 • 717-290-8707
E&R Historical Society • 2nd floor, Schaff Library Building, 555 West James St., Lancaster, PA 17603 • 717-290-8734

Powered by Koha