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Author Bridges, David, 1941-

Title Philosophy in educational research : epistemology, ethics, politics and quality / David Bridges.

Course 65100, 75100, 75200, 75304.
Publication Cham, Switzerland : Springer, [2017]
Copyright date ©2017


Description Electronic book
Content type text
Format type online resource
File type text file PDF ePUB
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Educational research and philosophy in 'interesting times' -- Disciplines and discipline of educational research -- 'Two cultures' revisited: science ('scientism and the humanities in the construction of educational understanding -- 'Proper study of mankind...'? In defence of the humanities against the ambitions of 'scientific' psychology -- Educational research and practice -- Educational research and policy -- Philosophising about, as, and in educational research -- Philosophy and practice: a philosopher in the classroom? -- Philosopher at court? A reflection on an education researcher's engagement with policymakers -- Roles of 'the philosopher' in an interdisciplinary research group -- From philosophising about research to researching philosophy: reflections on a reflective log -- Educational research: pursuit of truth or flight into fancy? -- Educational theory, practice, and research: pragmatic perspectives -- n=1: the science and art of the single case in educational research -- Narratives, fiction, and the magic of the real -- History, fiction, and educational research -- Interpreting the international and intranational 'translation' of educational policy and practice: a case of opportunism, serendipity, and bricolage -- Four issues for ethical code makers -- Research for sale? Epistemic, moral, and political drift through the commodification of educational research -- 'Nothing about us without us': the ethics of outsider research -- Working without shame in international educational research and development? From consequentialism to casuistry -- Ethics and epistemology in educational research: educational research as 'fiction written under oath'? -- Generic criteria of quality in educational research? -- International and the excellent in educational research and its assessment -- Research quality assessment in education: impossible science, possible art? -- Conversation in the construction and representation of research.
Note Description based on print version record.
Course Further Resource 65100, 75100, 75200, 75304.
Related To Print version: Bridges, David. Philosophy in educational research : epistemology, ethics, politics and quality. Cham, Switzerland : Springer, c2017 xix, 479 pages 9783319492100
ISBN 9783319492100
9783319492124 (e-book)
Series Ebook library
Subjects Education -- Research.
Genre Electronic books.