This Reader brings together a wide range of material to present an international perspective on topical issues in philosophy of education today. Focusing on the enduring trends in this field, this lively and informative Reader provides broad coverage of the field and includes crucial topics. With an emphasis on contemporary pieces that deal with issues relevant to the immediate real world, this book represents the research and views of some of the most respected authors in the field today. Wilfred Carr also provides a specially written introduction which provides a much-needed context to the role of philosophy in the current educational climate. Students of philosophy and philosophy of education will find this Reader an important route map to further reading and understanding.
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Author Biography - Wilfred Carr
Professor Carr has previously worked as a History teacher in a variety of secondary schools. His research interests are in the philosophy of education, educational research methodology and education and political theory. He is Honorary Vice-President of the Philosophy of Education Society of Great Britain and a Managing Editor of the journal Pedagogy, Culture and Society.