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EDU200: Foundations of Education: Philosophies

Selected Philosophy of Education Sources


Howlett, J., & McDonald, P. (2011). Quentin Skinner, intentionality and the history of education. Paedagogica Historica, 47(3), 415-433.

Labaree, D. F. (2005). Progressivism, schools and schools of education: An American romance. Paedagogica Historica, 41(1/2), 275-288.

Osgood, R. L. (2010). Laggards, morons, human clinkers, and other peculiar kKids: Progressivism and student difference in shaping public education in the United States. Philosophical Studies In Education, 41, 1-10.


Null, J. (2007). William C. Bagley and the founding of essentialism: An untold story in American educational history. Teachers College Record, 109(4), 1013-1055.

Roberson, S., & Woody, C. (2012). Declaring civil war on essentialist teaching. Clearing House, 85(5), 207-212.


Scholz, S. J. (2010). That all children should be free: Beauvoir, Rousseau, and childhood. Hypatia, 25(2), 394-411.


de Ruyter, D. J., & Steutel, J. W. (2013). The promotion of moral ideals in schools: What the state may or may not demand. Journal of Moral Education, 42(2), 177-192.