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Walter Feinberg

Key Professional Appointments

  • Professor Emeritus, Education Policy, Organization and Leadership, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Publications

Feinberg, W. (2023). Japan and the Pursuit of a New American Identity: Work and Education in a Multicultural Age. (Routledge Revivals). Routledge.  link >

Feinberg, W. (2018). Dewey and Education. Taylor and Francis.  link >

Feinberg, W. (2018). Education as a liberal field of study: Festschrift for robbie mcclintock. Educational Theory, 68(3), 291-305.  link >

Feinberg, W. (2015). Critical Pragmatism and the Appropriation of Ethnography by Philosophy of Education. Studies in Philosophy and Education, 34(2), 149-157.  link >

Feinberg, W. (2015). Response to Lisa Stenmark. Politics and Religion, 8(4), 834-835.  link >

Feinberg, W. (2015). Review of Jack Russell Weinstein, Adam Smith’s Pluralism: Rationality, Education, and Moral Sentiments. Studies in Philosophy and Education, 34(5), 521-523.  link >

Feinberg, W. (2014). An assessment of arguments for teaching religion in public schools in the United States. Religious Education, 109(4), 394-405.  link >

Feinberg, W. (2014). Religious education in a time of globalization and pluralism: The example of the United States. In International Handbook of Learning, Teaching and Leading in Faith-Based Schools (pp. 489-499). Springer.  link >

Feinberg, W. (2013). For goodness sake: Religious schools and education for democratic citizenry. Taylor and Francis.  link >

Feinberg, W., & Layton, R. A. (2013). For the Civic Good: The Liberal Case for Teaching Religion in the Public Schools. (The New Public Scholarship). University of Michigan Press.  link >

Feinberg, W. (2013). Reconciling liberalism and pluralism in religious education. Religious Education, 108(3), 241-244.  link >

Feinberg, W., & Layton, R. A. (2013). Teaching Bible in Public High Schools: Toward a Conception of Educational Legitimacy. American Educational Research Journal, 50(6), 1279-1307.  link >

Feinberg, W. (2013). Teaching religion in public schools: Review of Warren A. Nord, does god make a difference? Educational Theory, 63(4), 431-438.  link >

Feinberg, W. (2013). The discourse of philosophy of education. In Critical Conversations in Philosophy of Education (pp. 24-33). Taylor and Francis Inc..

Feinberg, W. (2012). An Inquiry into the Justification for Full-Time Religious Schools in the Liberal Democratic State. In Commitment, Character, and Citizenship: Religious Education in Liberal Democracy (pp. 17-32). Taylor and Francis.  link >

Feinberg, W. (2012). The Idea of a Public Education. Review of Research in Education, 36(1), 1-22.  link >

Feinberg, W. (2012). Tolerance, education, and parental rights. In Citizenship, Education, and Social Conflict: Israeli Political Education in Global Perspective (pp. 135-143). Taylor and Francis.  link >

Feinberg, W. (2012). Tolerance, education, and parental rights. In Citizenship, Education and Social Conflict: Israeli Political Education in Global Perspective (pp. 120-128). Taylor and Francis.

Walter, F. (2012). An inquiry into the justification for full-time religious schools in the liberal democratic stat. In Commitment Character and Citizenship: Religious Education in Liberal Democracy (pp. 17-32). Taylor and Francis.  link >

Feinberg, W. (2011). TEACHING RELIGION IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS: A CRITICAL APPRAISAL OF DEWEY'S IDEAS ON RELIGION AND EDUCATION. In Value Inquiry Book Series (pp. 243-251). (Value Inquiry Book Series; Vol. 223). Brill: Rodopi.  link >

Feinberg, W. (2010). Liberalism and education. In International Encyclopedia of Education (pp. 74-79). Elsevier Ltd.  link >

Feinberg, W. (2009). Culture and the Common School. In The Common School and the Comprehensive Ideal: A Defence by Richard Pring with Complementary Essays (pp. 89-107). John Wiley & Sons, Ltd..  link >

Feinberg, W. (2009). For goodness sake: How religious stories work to make us good and the goodness that they make. In Education, Democracy, and the Moral Life (pp. 85-100). Springer.  link >

Feinberg, W. (2009). Liberalism and Education. In International Encyclopedia of Education, Third Edition (pp. 74-79). Elsevier.  link >

Feinberg, W. (2007). Culture and the common school. Journal of Philosophy of Education, 41(4), 591-607.  link >

Greene, J. C., Feinberg, W., Stitzlein, S., & Miron, L. (2007). Narrations on democratic accountability. In B. Somekh, & T. A. Schwandt (Eds.), Knowledge Production: Research Work in Interesting Times (pp. 126-141). Taylor and Francis.  link >

Feinberg, W. (2005). Affirmative Action. In The Oxford Handbook of Practical Ethics Oxford University Press.  link >

Feinberg, W., & McDonough, K. (2005). Citizenship and Education in Liberal-Democratic Societies: Teaching for Cosmopolitan Values and Collective Identities. Oxford University Press.  link >

Feinberg, W., & McDonough, K. (2005). Introduction: Liberalism and the Dilemma of Public Education in Multicultural Societies. In Citizenship and Education in Liberal-Democratic Societies: Teaching for Cosmopolitan Values and Collective Identities Oxford University Press.  link >

Feinberg, W. (2005). Religious Education in Liberal Democratic Societies: The Question of Accountability and Autonomy. In Citizenship and Education in Liberal-Democratic Societies: Teaching for Cosmopolitan Values and Collective Identities Oxford University Press.  link >

Feinberg, W. (2004). Education. In The Social Science Encyclopedia (pp. 284-288). Taylor and Francis.

Feinberg, E., & Feinberg, W. (2002). CARL ROGERS 1902–87. In L. Bresler, D. Cooper, & J. Palmer (Eds.), Fifty Modern Thinkers on Education: From Piaget to the Present Day (pp. 49-53). Routledge.  link >

Feinberg, W., & Odeshoo, J. (2000). Educational theory in the fifties: The beginning of a conversation. Educational Theory, 50(3), 289-306.  link >

Feinberg, W. (2000). On public support for religious schools. Teachers College Record, 102(4), 841-856.  link >

Feinberg, W. (1999). Justice and affirmative action: A response to howe. Studies in Philosophy and Education, 18(4), 277-285.  link >

Feinberg, W. (1996). Affirmative action and beyond: A case for a backward-looking gender- and race-based policy. Teachers College Record, 97(3), x-399.

Feinberg, W., & Feinberg, W. (1995). The Communitarian Challenge to Liberal Social and Educational Theory. Peabody Journal of Education, 70(4), 34-55.  link >

FEINBERG, WALTER. (1995). Liberalism and the Aims of Multicultural Education. Journal of Philosophy of Education, 29(2), 203-216.  link >

Feinberg, W. (1993). DEWEY AND DEMOCRACY AT THE DAWN OF THE TWENTY‐FIRST CENTURY. Educational Theory, 43(2), 195-216.  link >

FEINBERG, WALTER. (1991). The Public Responsibility of Public Education. Journal of Philosophy of Education, 25(1), 17-25.  link >

Feinberg, W. (1990). Response to Francis Schrag. Educational Theory, 40(2), 219.  link >

Feinberg, W., & Horowitz, B. (1990). Vocational education and equality of opportunity. Journal of Curriculum Studies, 22(2), 188-192.  link >

Feinberg, W. (1989). Foundationalism and Recent Critiques of Education. Educational Theory, 39(2), 133-138.  link >

Feinberg, W. (1988). Civic Education: Lessons From the Iran-Contra Affair. Theory Into Practice, 27(4), 270-274.  link >

Feinberg, W. (1984). On After Virtue. Theory and Society, 13(2), 249-262.  link >

Feinberg, W. (1982). ESSAY REVIEW OF HUGH PETRIE, THE DILEMMA OF ENQUIRY AND LEARNING. Educational Theory, 32(1), 45-52.  link >

Feinberg, W. (1975). Educational equality under two conflicting models of educational development. Theory and Society, 2(1), 183-210.  link >

Feinberg, W. (1969). The Conflict Between Intelligence And Community in Dewey's Educational Philosophy. Educational Theory, 19(3), 236-248.  link >

Feinberg, W. (1968). Remarks on Macmillan and McClellan's treatment of means-ends reasoning in teaching. Studies in Philosophy and Education, 6(2), 194-205.  link >

Courses

EPS 391: Thesis (EPS 391) Prerequisite: Senior standing.