Introduction

David, T. and Powell, S. (2015) Introduction. In: David, T., Goouch, K. and Powell, S., eds. The Routledge International Handbook of Philosophies and Theories of Early CHildhood Education and Care. Abingdon, UK: Routledge. pp. 1-8 ISBN 9781138022812

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Abstract

In this book we provide a collection of writing by eminent scholars in our field, in which we asked them to engage with the thoughts of many of the philosophers and theorists who have influenced thinking and practice about young children and their care and education. Some readers may feel their favourite philosopher or theorist has been omitted or been given little space but we do not claim the Handbook is comprehensive – there is always more to say, more to write about. Further, it would be impossible to provide a real introduction to the vast and exciting discipline of Philosophy, which includes a number of different areas of study.

Item Type: Book Section
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > B Philosophy (General)
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB1139.2 Early childhood education
Divisions: Faculty of Education > Research Centre for Children, Families and Communities
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Depositing User: Professor Sacha Powell
Date Deposited: 11 Dec 2015 15:17
Last Modified: 11 Dec 2015 15:17
URI: https://create.canterbury.ac.uk/id/eprint/14124

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