1st Edition

The Philosophy of Schooling





ISBN 9781138925779
Published May 13, 2015 by Routledge
204 Pages

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Book Description

This book, first published in 1981, provides a penetrating and lucid introduction to the philosophy of education. The emphasis on schooling rather than education draws attention to the broad spectrum of the book: recognising that schools generally do more than educate, Dr. Barrow specifically addresses himself to the larger question of what schools are for and what they should do. This book will be of interest both to students of philosophy and students of education.

Table of Contents

Preface;  1. Philosophy: Its Nature and Point  2. Schooling: Its Nature and Point  3. Control and Authority in Schools  4. Curriculum Content  5. Morality and Religion  6. Methodological Questions;  Notes;  Bibliography;  Index

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