The Oxford Handbook of Philosophy of Education serves as a general introduction to key issues in the field, furthers the philosophical pursuit of those issues, and hopes to bring philosophy of education back into closer contact with general philosophy. These distinct but partially overlapping movements have in common the insistence that education and its philosophy are inevitably political and the impulse to reveal relations of power in educational theory and practice and to develop philosophical accounts of education that take full account of the values and interests of groups that have traditionally been excluded from educational thinking.
However, some works in this genre are among the classics of educational thought”—a more felicitous label than philosophy of education”; cases in point would be the essays, pamphlets and letters of Thomas Arnold (headmaster of Rugby school), John Wesley (the founder of Methodism), J.H. (Cardinal) Newman, T.H. Huxley, and the writings on progressive schooling by A.S. Neill (of Summerhill school).
JPE are pleased to announce the launch of their new Virtual Issue, The Journal 1966-2016, which celebrates the 50th Anniversary of the Journal with 25 free articles, 12 newly commissioned video interviews, and 25 specially created ‘Context and Connections’ notes accompanying the articles, designed to guide the reader through the history of the Journal by means of hyperlinks.
Correct evaluation of naturalism will be possible only when we review its merits and demerits because every thing has positive and negative prospective Rousseau most emphasized on the freedom of child and development by nature that’s make child less socialized because if the child is develop according to his nature in the lap of nature then the child will become un social in fact the child will develop into a pure animal this is harmful for society and totally one sided an unsatisfying.
The 1950s, 1960s, and 1970s saw quite a few general philosophers make important contributions to philosophy of education, including, among others, such notables as Kurt Baier, Max Black, Brand Blanshard, Richard Brandt, Abraham Edel, Joel Feinberg, William Frankena, Alan Gewirth, D. W. Hamlyn, R. M. Hare, Alasdaire MacIntyre, A. I. Melden, Frederick Olafson, Ralph Barton Perry, R. S. Peters, Edmund Pincoffs, Kingsley Price, Gilbert Ryle, Israel Scheffler, and Morton White.