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Dewey, Russell, Whitehead
Philosophers as Educators
Brian Patrick Hendley
$35.00
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0-8093-2983-2
978-0-8093-2983-0
200 pages, 6.125 x 9.25, 3 Illus.
3/19/2010

About the Book

In Philosophers as Educators Brian Patrick Hendley argues that philosophers of edu­cation should reject their preoccupation with defining terms and analyzing concepts and embrace the philosophical task of con­structing general theories of education.  Hendley discusses in detail the educational philosophies of John Dewey, Bertrand Rus­sell, and Alfred North Whitehead. He sees in these men excellent role models that contem­porary philosophers might well follow. Hendley believes that, like these men­tors, philosophers should take a more ac­tive, practical role in education. Dewey and Russell ran their own schools, and Whitehead served as a university admin­istrator and as a member of many com­mittees created to study education.

 


Authors/Editors

Brian Patrick Hendley is a professor of philosophy at the University of Waterloo.


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