Lifelong Learning Book Series

Philosophical Perspectives on Lifelong Learning

Editors: Aspin, David N. (Ed.)

  • Only recent philosophy book devoted to a range of perspectives in the philosophy, theory, values, principles and policies of Lifelong Learning
  • Written by a range of international authorities in the fields of educational philosophy and lifelong learning
  • Suitable for policy-makers, academics, teachers and students of Lifelong Learning
  • A work on the theory of lifelong learning, with implications for policy
  • Written in a straightforward, understandable, and easily accessible manner
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About this book

The aim of this book is provide an easily accessible, practical yet scholarly source of information about the international concern for the philosophy, theory, categories and concepts of lifelong learning. The books is concerned to examine in depth the range of philosophical perspectives in the field of lifelong learning theory, policy, practice and applied scholarship, extending the scale and scope of the substantive contribution made by philosophical and theoretical approaches to our understanding of education. The book seeks to make an informed contribution to shaping, expanding and deepening people’s understanding the direction of future developments in educational institutions of all kinds preparing for, providing and delivering lifelong learning in all kinds of formal informal and alternative education institutions, agencies and organizations, and their various approaches, policies, practices and processes in the twenty-first century.

Table of contents (17 chapters)

  • Lifelong Learning: Concepts and Conceptions

    Aspin, David N. (et al.)

    Pages 19-38

  • Lifelong Learning and the Politics of the Learning Society

    Wain, Kenneth

    Pages 39-56

  • Lifelong Learning and Vocational Education and Training: Values, Social Capital, and Caring in Work-Based Learning Provision

    Hyland, Terry

    Pages 57-69

  • From Adult Education to Lifelong Learning and Back Again

    Edwards, Richard G.

    Pages 70-84

  • ‘Framing’ Lifelong Learning in the Twenty-First Century: Towards a Way of Thinking

    Flint, Kevin J. (et al.)

    Pages 85-105

Buy this book

eBook $209.00
price for USA (gross)
  • ISBN 978-1-4020-6193-6
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $269.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-4020-6192-9
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $269.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-90-481-7561-1
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Philosophical Perspectives on Lifelong Learning
Editors
  • David N. Aspin
Series Title
Lifelong Learning Book Series
Series Volume
11
Copyright
2007
Publisher
Springer Netherlands
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media B.V.
eBook ISBN
978-1-4020-6193-6
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4020-6193-6
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-4020-6192-9
Softcover ISBN
978-90-481-7561-1
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVIII, 334
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