Philosophical Perspectives on Lifelong Learning

  • David N. Aspin

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

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxxiv
  2. Conceptual Frameworks

  3. Values Dimension

  4. Epistemological Questions

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 171-171
    2. Jean Barr, Morwenna Griffiths
      Pages 189-210
  5. Lifelong Learning in Practice

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 235-235
    2. Richard G. Bagnall
      Pages 237-257
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 310-332

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.


Curriculum Studies Educational Philosophy Educational Policy Lifelong Learning Teacher Education education information learning

Editors and affiliations

  • David N. Aspin
    • 1
  1. 1.Monash UniversityMelbourneAustralia

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