Robin Barrow has been one of the leading philosophers of education for more than forty years. This book is a critical but appreciative examination of his work by some of the leading philosophers of education at work today, with responses from Professor Barrow. It will focus on his work on curriculum, the analytic tradition in philosophy, education and schooling, and his use of Greek philosophy to enrich current debates in the subject. This work will be of interest to all those who have been influenced by his contributions to educational and philosophical debate.
John Gingell is Reader in Philosophy at the University of Northampton. He has published articles in learned journals and the following jointly authored books: Key Concepts in the Philosophy of Education, Modern Political Theory, Philosophy and Educational Policy, In Defence of High Culture.