A set of scholarly essays, Complexity thought and the Philosophy of Education presents an obtainable theoretical advent to the subject of complexity thought whereas contemplating its broader implications for academic switch.

  • Explains the contributions of complexity idea to philosophy of schooling, curriculum, and academic research
  • Brings jointly new examine through a global workforce of contributors
  • Debates concerns starting from the tradition of curriculum, to the results of labor of key philosophers reminiscent of Foucault and John Dewey for academic change
  • Demonstrates how social scientists and social and schooling coverage makers are drawing on complexity thought to respond to questions resembling: why is it that schooling decision-makers are so immune to swap; how does swap in schooling occur; and what does it take to make those adjustments sustainable?
  • Considers adjustments in use of complexity concept; constructed largely within the fields of physics, biology, chemistry, and economics, and now being utilized extra widely to the social sciences and to the examine of education

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