Philosophical And Sociological Foundations Of Education

ISBN Number : 978-81-8488-484-5

Student Price : Rs.440

Student Dollar Price : 18$

Book Edition : First

Year of Publication : 2017

No. Of Pages : 498

Book Weight :662

About The Book

Education is considered as a powerful weapon for bringing desirable social change and progress. Education in modern age seeks to preserve, transmit and advance knowledge and is committed to bring change for the betterment of the society. It is education that determines the level of prosperity, welfare and security of people.

Philosophy is to perceive the original source of certain ideas from which the practical matters of education are held to be derived by a series of logical inferences. Philosophy and education are like two faces of the same coin. Similarly, Social ideologies have their own impact on educational theories and practices. The aims and methods of education vary considerable due to varied conceptions of social organization. Education is an instrument of social control and social change. Education is a means for social transformation. Both the Knowledge of Philosophy and Sociology plays a vital role in the Classroom teaching-learning process and hence giving a wide range of scope for teachers as well as students.

This book is prepared keeping in mind of all these concepts; it also aims at improving the processes and products of Philosophy and Sociology in education. It meets the requirements of all categories of teachers and learners. The concepts have been introduced in a simple language to enable the reader`s grasp them with ease.

There are Eighteen Units in this Book which provides and covers broad concepts like Philosophy of Education, Philosophical Inquiry, Indian Schools of Philosophy, Indian Philosophers, Western Schools of Philosophy, Western Philosophers, Sociology of Education, Social Structure, Social Change, Socialization, Equality and Education, Education and Economy, Human Rights, Western Educational Thought, Modern American and European Thought on Education, Indian Educational Thought, Recommendations of Different Committees, Residential Type of Education in India.


Contents :

Part-I : Philosophical Foundations of Education
1. Philosophy of Education
2. Fields of Philosophical Inquiry and Education
3. Indian Schools of Philosophy
4. Indian Philosophers of Education
5. Western Schools of Philosophy
6. Western Philosophers of Education
Part-II : Sociological Foundations of Education
7. Sociology of Education
8. Social Structure and Education
9. Social Change and Education
10. Process of Socialization
11. Equality and Education
12. Education and Economy
13. Human Rights and Co-Existence
14. Western Educational Thought
15. Modern American and European Thought on Education
16. Indian Educational Thought
17. Recommendations of Different Committees
18. Residential Type of Education in India

About The Author

Dr. T. Pradeep Kumar is Assistant Professor, St. Paul`s M.Ed. College, Affiliated to Bangalore University, Bangalore, Karnataka, India. He got Educational Qualifications such as M.A., M.Ed., M.Phil, UGC-NET, PGDELT, PGDHE, CIT (Srilanka), Ph.D. He is Member of Editorial board for: Review Journal of Philosophy and Social Sciences, Research Journal of Philosophy and Social Sciences, Modern Education Research in India. He was awarded 4thRank in M.Ed. by Bangalore University in the year 2005-06. He has received Prof. M.A. Hakim Memorial Award of Best Educational Researcher by Indian Psychometric and Educational Research Association, Patna 2009. Received "Best Research Paper Award" in National Conference organized by Christ College of Education, Dharmapuri, Tamil Nadu, 2009. He was honoured "Best Asian Admirable Achievers" by Rifacimento International, New Delhi, 2010. He has received "Bharat Excellence Award" and "Bharat Yogyata Award" from Friendship Forum of India, New Delhi, 2010. He has visited University of Strathclyde, Scotland (UK), Open University of Sri Lanka, Colombo, University of Jaffna, Srilanka and presented a research paper in conference. He has organized national level workshop on Educational Research & SPSS Training Programme, Bangalore, Karnataka, 2011 He has published 13 books in India and abroad, published 40 thematic and research articles in the National and International Journals. He has presented 45 thematic and research papers in National and International conferences.

Dr. M.S.Talawar is presently working as a Professor in Education and Director -UGC-Academic Staff College, Bangalore University, Bangalore, Karnataka, India. He has 31 years of teaching experience in the field of education.

He has published 12 books and 25 articles in the National Journals, presented 45 Thematic and Research Papers in National and International Conferences and has organized 14 different National level Programmes. Guided 100 M.Ed. dissertation students, 22 M.Phil. Students, 12 Ph.D. Scholars. He visited Philippines Under UGC Sponsored Cultural Exchange Programme to Undertake a Research on "A Comparative Study of Elementary Teacher Training Programme in India and Philippines", during 1997.

He has handled the post with prestigious bodies like Chairman NAAC Peer Committee to Kambhat (Gujarat) and Member NAAC Peer Committee to Satara (Maharashtra), Member Regional Committee to Central Board for Workers Education (Bangalore Unit) Ministery of Labour and Employment, Govt. of India, Member UGC Expert Committee to Review progress of X plan and XI plan proposal to Punjabi University, Patilaya 2008, Member UGC Expert Committee to Review Progress of X plan and XI plan proposal to Periyar University, Salem -25-27 Nov. 2008, Expert Member of Visiting Committee NCTE SRC Bangalore.

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