Courses Catalogue

Philosophy Of Education

COURSE CODE: EDF 1201
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 3
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Arts (Primary), B.Ed
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: College of Education, Open and Distance Learning
STATUS: Core
PROGRAMME TYPE: Undergraduate

Required Readings

  • Aggarwal, J.C. (2000). Theory and Principle of Education; Philosophical
  • and Sociological Basis of Education; New Delhi, 4th Edition. Vikas Publishing House PVT Ltd.
  • Akimpelu, T.A. (1981).  An Introduction to Philosophy of Education; London, Macmillan Education Ltd.
  • Biesta, G. (2012). Philosophy of Education for the Public Good: Five challenges and an agenda. Educational Philosophy and Theory, 44(6), 581-593.
  • Harðarson, A. (2012). Why the Aims of Education Cannot Be Settled. Journal of Philosophy of Education, 46(2), 223-235.
  • Carr, D. (2003). Making Sense of Education: An introduction to the philosophy and theory of education and teaching. New York: RoutlegeFalmer
  • Carr, D. (2003). The complex role of the teacher.Making Sense of Education: An introduction to the philosophy and theory of education and teaching (pp. 35-50). London: RoutledgeFalmer.
  • Gutek, G. (2009). New perspectives on philosophy and education. Upper Saddle River: Pearson.
  • Corovitz, Samuel (1969). Philosophical Analysis, An Introduction to its
  • Language and Techniques; Toronto, Random House Inc.
  • Hodgson, N. (2010). What Does It Mean to Be an Educated Person? Journal of Philosophy of Education, 44(1), 109-123.
  • Hurley, P. (2005). A Concise Introduction to Logic.9th Edition. Boston: Cengage Learning.
  • Martin, C. (2013). On the Educational Value of Philosophical Ethics for Teacher Education: The Practice of Ethical Inquiry as Liberal Education. Curriculum Inquiry, 43(2), 189-209.
  • Neill, A.S. (1982). Summerhill (Selection). In S.M. Cahn (Ed.). Classic and Contemporary Readings in the Philosophy of Education (pp. 368-376). New York: McGraw-Hill. 3)
  • O’Concern, D.J. (1980).An Introduction to the Philosophy of Education.London, Routledge and Keegan Paul Ltd.
  • Phillips, D. C. (2010). What is Philosophy of Education? In R. Bailey, Barrow, R., Carr, D., McCarthy, C. (eds). The SAGE Handbook of Philosophy of Education. London: SAGE.
  • Tanaja, V.R. (2001). Education Thought and Practice; New Delhi, Sterling Publishers Private Ltd. 
  • Tubbs, N. (2005). Philosophy in Education and Education in Philosophy. Journal of Philosophy of Education, 39(2), 189-216.
  • vanGelder, T. (2005). Teaching Critical Thinking: Some Lessons from Cognitive Science.College Teaching, 53(1), 41-6.