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by Steven M. Cahn

  • ISBN: 0199783063
  • Category: Education & Teaching
  • Author: Steven M. Cahn
  • Subcategory: Schools & Teaching
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  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press; 2 edition (February 18, 2011)
  • Pages: 464 pages
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  • Rating: 4.2
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Cahn's inclusion of women writers and contemporary issues is really refreshing and not expected in such a. .Steven M. Cahn is Professor of Philosophy at The City University of New York Graduate Center.

Cahn's inclusion of women writers and contemporary issues is really refreshing and not expected in such a text. -Christina Ramirez-Smith, Jacksonville University.

He recently Steven M. Cahn teaches academic ethics, philosophy of religion, and philosophy of education at the Graduate Center and has published widely in the field of philosophy and education. His books include Fate, Logic, and Time (1966, rpt. 2004), Saints and Scamps: Ethics in Academia (1986, rpt.

The first section of the book provides material from nine classic writers: Plato, Aristotle, Locke, Rousseau, Kant, Wollstonecraft, Mill, Whitehead, and Dewey. Their historically important works encourage students to view current issues and debates from broad perspectives

Thus, it consists of two parts: Classic Theories and Contemporary Issues

Thus, it consists of two parts: Classic Theories and Contemporary Issues. In this new version, Cahn included new translations of works by Plato and Aristotle, and expanded selections from John Locke, Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Immanuel Kant, and John Dewey.

The first section of the book provides material from nine classic writers, while the second section presents twenty-one recent selections that reflect diverse approaches, including pragmatism, analytic philosophy, feminism, and multiculturalism.

How do our minds represent the world? Philosophy of Mind: Classical and Contemporary Readings is a grand .

How do our minds represent the world? Philosophy of Mind: Classical and Contemporary Readings is a grand tour of writings on these and other perplexing questions about the nature of the mind. The most comprehensive collection of its kind, the book includes sixty-three selections that range from the classical contributions of Descartes to the leading edge of contemporary debates. Extensive sections cover foundational issues, the nature of consciousness, and the nature of mental content

Published 2012 by Oxford University Press in New York. Philosophy, Education.

Published 2012 by Oxford University Press in New York. Includes bibliographical references.

Intended for philosophy of education courses, this anthology brings together classic writings on education by leading figures in the history of philosophy and contributions to the field by a variety of contemporary thinkers. The second section includes recent materials that reflect diverse approaches such as feminism, critical theory and multiculturalism.

Now even more affordably priced in its second edition, Classic and Contemporary Readings in the Philosophy of Education is ideal for undergraduate and graduate philosophy of education courses. Editor Steven M. Cahn, a highly respected contributor to the field, brings together writings by leading figures in the history of philosophy and notable contemporary thinkers. The first section of the book provides material from nine classic writers: Plato, Aristotle, Locke, Rousseau, Kant, Wollstonecraft, Mill, Whitehead, and Dewey. Their historically important works encourage students to view current issues and debates from broad perspectives. The second section presents twenty-one recent selections that reflect diverse approaches, including pragmatism, analytic philosophy, feminism, and multiculturalism. The readings are substantial or complete texts, not fragments.The second edition of Classic and Contemporary Readings in the Philosophy of Education features expanded selections by Locke, Rousseau, Kant, and Dewey, along with eight new readings:* Mary Wollstonecraft, "A Vindication of the Rights of Woman" (excerpt)* 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" (excerpt)* Steven M. Cahn, "Guiding, Grading, and Guarding"* Martha Nussbaum, "Cultivating Humanity" (excerpt)Offering unprecedented breadth and depth of coverage, Classic and Contemporary Readings in the Philosophy of Education, Second Edition, is the most inclusive, thorough, and accessible introduction to the field.
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