New Philosophies of Learning
June 2009, Wiley-Blackwell
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- Explores aspects of some contemporary innovations in approaches to learning, including neuroscience and the focus on learners’ well-being and happiness
- Debates the controversial approaches to categorising learners such as dyslexia
- Raises doubts about the preoccupation with quasi-mathematical scrutiny and the neglect of ethical reflection about education
- Discusses the possible grounds for concern, without exaggerating their similarities or offering sweeping judgements
- Includes contributions from empirical researchers and philosophers, including Usha Goswami, Howard Gardner, Julian Elliott, David Bakhurst, John White and Christopher Winch