Why Do We Educate? Renewing the Conversation, Volume One

Why Do We Educate? Renewing the Conversation, Volume One

Editor(s): David L. Coulter, John R. Wiens

Published Online: 16 APR 2009

Print ISBN: 9781405192170

Online ISBN: 9781444307214

DOI: 10.1002/9781444307214

Series Editor(s): Gary D. Fenstermacher

About this Book

This book reflects the editors; concerns that too many public discussions of education are dominated by too few ideas, and is intended to serve as a kind of handbook for those who wish to enter the conversation about education

  • A work of impressive scholarship accessible to the general reader
  • A unique collection of essays written by internationally recognized and emerging thinkers from the field of education and related disciplines
  • Contributors, among others, include Anthony Appiah (Princeton); Seyla Benhabib (Yale); Eamonn Callan (Stanford); Joseph Dunne (St. Patrick's College, Ireland); Kieran Egan (Simon Fraser); Ursula Franklin (Toronto); Nel Noddings (Stanford); Martha Nussbaum (Chicago) and Diane Ravitch (New York)

Table of contents

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  1. Part One: Joining the Conversation

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  2. Part Two: Creating Common and Uncommon Worlds

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  3. Part Three: Horizons of Significance

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  4. Part Four: Imagining and Becoming: Education as Lifelong and Lifewide

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