Skip to main content

Philosophical Perspectives on Lifelong Learning

  • Book
  • © 2007


  • 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

Part of the book series: Lifelong Learning Book Series (LLLB, volume 11)

This is a preview of subscription content, log in via an institution to check access.

Access this book

eBook USD 149.00
Price excludes VAT (USA)
  • Available as PDF
  • Read on any device
  • Instant download
  • Own it forever
Softcover Book USD 199.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)
  • Compact, lightweight edition
  • Dispatched in 3 to 5 business days
  • Free shipping worldwide - see info
Hardcover Book USD 199.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)
  • Durable hardcover edition
  • Dispatched in 3 to 5 business days
  • Free shipping worldwide - see info

Tax calculation will be finalised at checkout

Other ways to access

Licence this eBook for your library

Institutional subscriptions

Table of contents (17 chapters)

  1. Epistemological Questions

  2. Lifelong Learning in Practice


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.

Editors and Affiliations

  • Monash University, Melbourne, Australia

    David N. Aspin

Bibliographic Information

Publish with us