Jean Piaget

Author: Jean Piaget
ISBN: 9780415168861
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This work provides students and researchers with numerous key original texts by one of the most important figures in psychological and educational research. Jean Piaget: Selected Writingsoffers a chance to acquire major papers which have been unavailable for years. These volumes are essential for any library posessing serious education or psychology collections. Available as a set or as individual volumes, the Selected Writingsinclude: Vol. I The Child's Conception of Space 1956: 490pp: 0 415 16889 9: $105.00 [Can. $147] Vol. II The Child's Construction of Quantities 1974: 285pp: 0 415 16891 0: $105.00 {can. 147.00] Vol. III The Origin of Intelligence in the Child 1953: 425pp: 0 415 16892 9: $105.00 [Can. 147.00] Vol. IV The Child's Conception of Number 1952: 248pp: 0 415 16888 0: $105.00 [Can. 147.00] Vol. V Insights and Illusions of Philosophy 1972: 235pp: 0 415 16894 5: 105.00 [Can. 147.00] Vol. VI Language and Thought of the Child 1959: 288pp: 0 415 16933 X: $105.00 [Can. 147.00] Vol. VII Principles of Genetic Epistemology 1972: 98pp: 0 415 16890 2: $69.95 [Can. $98.00] Vol. VIII Mental Imagery in the Child 1971: 396pp: 0 415 16893 7: $105.00 [Can. 147.00] Vol. IX The Child's Conception of the World 1929: 397pp: 0 415 16887 2: $105.00 [Can. 147.00]

The Frankfurt School on Religion

Author: Eduardo Mendieta
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 9780415966979
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In "The Frankfurt School on Religion," Eduardo Mendieta has brought together a collection of readings and essays revealing both the deep connections that the Frankfurt School has always maintained with religion as well as the significant contribution that its work has to offer. Rather than being unanimously antagonistic towards religion as has been the received wisdom, this collection shows the great diversity of responses that individual thinkers of the school developed and the seriousness and sophistication with which they engaged the core religious issues and major religious traditions. Through a careful selection of writings from eleven prominent theorists, including several new and previously untranslated pieces from Leo Lowenthal, Max Horkheimer, Herbert Marcuse, and Jurgen Habermas, this volume provides much needed sources for religious leaders, philosophers, and social theorists as they grapple with the nature and functions of religion in the contemporary social, political, and economic landscape. "The Frankfurt School on Religion" recovers the religious dimensions of the Frankfurt School, for too long sidelined or ignored, and offers new perspectives and insights necessary to the development of a fuller and more nuanced critical theory of society. Selections and essays from: Ernst Bloch, Erich Fromm, Leo Lowenthal, Herbert Marcuse, Theodor W. Adorno, Max Horkheimer, Walter Benjamin, Johann Baptist Metz, Jurgen Habermas, Helmut Peukert, Edmund Arens.

Leading Learning Learning Leading A Retrospective on a Life s Work

Author: Robert J Starratt
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 1351712640
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Internationally recognized for his writing on educational leadership, and the ethics of educational leadership, Robert J. Starratt brings together a thoughtfully crafted selection of his writing, representing key aspects of his life and work, leading to his current thinking on the convergence of school leadership, the professional ethics of educators, and the integrity of the teaching-learning process. This retrospective reveals Starratt's enduring work as probing the foundational intelligibility of the teaching-learning process and its connection to human development of both students and teachers. It exhibits his efforts to focus the leadership of the teaching-learning process on a combination of cognitive insight into the intelligibility of the world, affective dwelling in the particulars of that intelligibility, and the responsibilities one’s relationships with the particular might suggest. A new introduction contextualises Starratt's work against key developments in the field. The unique collection of chapters develop various themes, from human resource development to the complexity of curriculum change and from ethical analysis of school organizational structures to the complex dramas in students’ personal lives and in the classroom. The book chronicles Starratt’s contributions to the field and his role as a leading scholar, who has played a key part in the development of leadership and ethics in education over the course of his career. Leading Learning/Learning Leading will be of global interest to education leaders and researchers engaged in the field of educational leadership and ethical education.