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By D. C. Phillips

Education is a box occasionally beset by means of theories-of-the-day and with effortless panaceas that overpromise the measure to which they could alleviate urgent academic difficulties. The two-volume Encyclopedia of academic thought and Philosophy introduces readers to theories that experience stood the try out of time and people who have supplied the old beginning for the easiest of latest academic concept and practice. Drawing jointly a workforce of overseas students, this necessary reference examines the worldwide panorama of all of the key theories and the theorists in the back of them and provides them within the context had to comprehend their strengths and weaknesses. In addition to interpretations of usual theories, this paintings bargains essays on state-of-the-art learn and concise, to-the-point definitions of key options, principles, faculties, and figures.


  • Over 300 signed entries by way of depended on specialists within the box are prepared into volumes and overseen via a special normal Editor and a global Editorial Board.
  • Entries are via pass references and additional examining feedback.
  • A Chronology of idea in the box of schooling highlights advancements over the centuries; a Reader’s consultant teams entries thematically, and a master Bibliography enables additional research.
  • The Reader’s advisor, targeted index, and move references combine for strong search-and-browse services within the digital model.

Available in a call of print or digital codecs, Encyclopedia of academic thought and Philosophy is an excellent reference for somebody drawn to the roots of contemporary educational theory. 

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