Philosophy of Educational Research, George Southcombe, 9781472575357


Third edition of a classic text, updated for a new generation, discussing perennial philosophical issues underpinning educational practice, policy and research. Richard Pring is Emeritus Professor at the Department of Education, and Emeritus Fellow of Green Templeton College, University of Oxford, UK. He was Lead Director of the six year Nuffield Review of 14-19 Education and Training for England and Wales, and until 2003, Professor of Educational Studies, University of Oxford, UK, where he was Director of the Department. He is the author of John Dewey (2007), Philosophy of Education: Aims, Theory, Common Sense and Research (2004), Education for All (edited, 2009), The Life and Death of Secondary Education for All (2012) and Evidence-Based Practice in Education (edited with Gary Thomas, 2005).

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