Issues and Alternatives in Educational Philosophy
Widely adopted as a textbook, "Issues & Alternatives" is a survey of philosophies & philosophic issues that are relevant to the educational ... Show synopsis Widely adopted as a textbook, "Issues & Alternatives" is a survey of philosophies & philosophic issues that are relevant to the educational profession. It highlights the relationship between philosophic starting points & educational outcomes--between theory & practice. This textbook has been developed with brevity, breadth of coverage, & clarity of presentation as goals. There is no lack of medium-sized & larger textbooks on educational philosophy available, but there is a dearth of short introductory texts. In addition, the existing brief treatments generally do not cover the full range of options. "Issues & Alternatives" has been developed to fill this gap. It is a brief survey text that is especially suited to fit the needs of undergraduate survey courses in educational philosophy, graduate students who need a quick review of the topic, & teachers of educational philosophy who want their students to spend maximum time in primary sources, while comprehensive survey text for orientation & overview.