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  1. Wilfred Carr (2006). Education Without Theory. British Journal of Educational Studies 54 (2):136 - 159.
    This paper proceeds through four stages. First, it provides an account of the origins and evolution of the concept of educational theory. Second, it uses this historical narrative to show how what we now call 'educational theory' is deeply rooted in the foundationalist discourse of late nineteenth and early twentieth century modernity. Third, it outlines and defends a postfoundationalist critique of the foundationalist epistemological assumptions on which our understanding of educational theory has been erected. Finally, it argues that the only (...)
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  2. Wilfred Carr (2006). Philosophy, Methodology and Action Research. Journal of Philosophy of Education 40 (4):421–435.
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  3. Paul Hirst & Wilfred Carr (2005). Philosophy and Education—a Symposium. Journal of Philosophy of Education 39 (4):615–632.
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  4. Wilfred Carr (2004). Philosophy and Education. Journal of Philosophy of Education 38 (1):55–73.
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  5. Wilfred Carr (1997). Professing Education in a Postmodern Age. Journal of Philosophy of Education 31 (2):309–327.
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  6. Wilfred Carr (1995). Education and Democracy: Confronting the Postmodernist Challenge. Journal of Philosophy of Education 29 (1):75–92.
  7. Wilfred Carr (1991). Education for Citizenship. British Journal of Educational Studies 39 (4):373 - 385.
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  8. Wilfred Carr (1991). Education for Democracy? A Philosophical Analysis of the National Curriculum. Journal of Philosophy of Education 25 (2):183–191.
  9. Wilfred Carr (1989). The Idea of an Educational Science. Journal of Philosophy of Education 23 (1):29–37.
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  10. Wilfred Carr (1987). Critical Theory and Educational Studies. Journal of Philosophy of Education 21 (2):287–295.
  11. Wilfred Carr (1987). What is an Educational Practice? Journal of Philosophy of Education 21 (2):163–175.
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  12. Wilfred Carr (1986). Theories of Theory and Practice. Journal of Philosophy of Education 20 (2):177–186.
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  13. Wilfred Carr (1983). Can Educational Research Be Scientific? Journal of Philosophy of Education 17 (1):35–43.
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  14. Wilfred Carr (1980/1995). For Education: Towards Critical Educational Inquiry. Open University Press.
    A recent review of his work describes Wilfred Carr as 'one of the most brilliant philosophers now working in the rich British tradition of educational philosophy ... His work is rigorous, refreshing and original ... and examines a number of fundamental issues with clarity and penetration'. In For Education Wilfred Carr provides a comprehensive justification for reconstructing educational theory and research as a form of critical inquiry. In doing this, he confronts a number of important philosophical questions. What is educational (...)
     
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