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Published: 19 April 2012

464 Pages


ISBN: 9780199783069

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Classic and Contemporary Readings in the Philosophy of Education

Second Edition

Edited by Steven M. Cahn

The most comprehensive anthology in the philosophy of education, this acclaimed collection features work from both classic writers and contemporary ...

New to this Edition:

  • The selections by Locke, Rousseau, and Kant have been expanded, as well as Dewey's "Democracy and Education"
  • Eight new readings will be featured: Mary Wollstonecraft, A Vindication of the Rights of Woman (selection); Patricia Heidenry, Home Is Where the School Is; Joseph S. Spoerl, Justice and the Case for School Vouchers; Jeffrey R. Henig, Rethinking School Choice; John Passmore, The Concept of Teaching; Michel Foucault, Discipline and Punish (selection); Steven M. Cahn, Guiding, Grading, and Guarding; Martha Nussbaum, Cultivating Humanity (selection)

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