Philosophies of Environmental Education and Democracy: Harris, Dewey, and Bateson on Human Freedoms in Nature

  • Joseph Watras

Part of the The Cultural and Social Foundations of Education book series (CSFE)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-vi
  2. Joseph Watras
    Pages 1-4
  3. Joseph Watras
    Pages 5-26
  4. Joseph Watras
    Pages 90-99
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 100-103

About this book

Introduction

The project examines how three prominent philosophers of education - William Torrey Harris, John Dewey, and Gregory Bateson - each developed a world view that provides a philosophical basis for environmental education.

Keywords

Ecology Conservation Aesthetic Sensibilites democracy ecology education environment freedom Institution John Dewey Nation nature philosophy

Authors and affiliations

  • Joseph Watras
    • 1
  1. 1.University of DaytonUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1057/9781137484215
  • Copyright Information The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s) 2015
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Pivot, New York
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Education Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-56871-0
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-48421-5
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