1st Edition

Thinking in School and Society





ISBN 9781138693074
Published February 27, 2018 by Routledge
195 Pages

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Book Description

In this book, first published in 1988, the author integrates relevant ideas from philosophy, psychology, sociology, economics and political science to provide a comprehensive analysis of the problem of education for thinking. Professor Schrag takes account of the classroom as well as the larger society, and includes practical recommendations for creating new settings designed to enhance students’ thoughtfulness.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements;  Introduction;  1. What is thinking?  2. The educational significance of cognitive psychology  3. Contexts for developing thoughtfulness  4. Thinking in society;  Conclusion;  Notes;  Bibliography;  Index

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