Fifty Modern Thinkers on Education: From Piaget to the Present Day / Edition 1

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Fifty Modern Thinkers on Education looks at fifty of the twentieth century's most significant contributors to the debate on education. Among those included are:
* Pierre Bourdieu
* Elliot Eisner
* Hans J. Eysenck
* Michel Focault
* Henry Giroux
* Jurgen Habermas
* Susan Isaacs
* A.S. Neill
* Herbert Read
* Simone Weill.
Together with Fifty Major Thinkers on Education
this book provides a unique history of educational thinking. Each essay gives key biographical information, an outline of the individual's principal achievements and activities, an assessment of his or her impact and influence and a list of their major writings and suggested further reading.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780415224093
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 11/28/2001
  • Series: Routledge Key Guides Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 320
  • Sales rank: 1,357,649
  • Product dimensions: 5.40 (w) x 8.40 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author

Joy A. Palmer is Professor of Education and Pro-Vice-Chancellor at the University of Durham. She is Vice President of the National Association for Environmental Education, and a member of the IUCN Commission on Education and Communication.

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Table of Contents

Alphabetical list of contents
Notes on contributors
A. S. Neill, 1883-1973 1
Susan Isaac, 1885-1948 6
Harold Rugg, 1886-1960 10
Ludwig Wittgenstein, 1889-1951 15
Martin Heidegger, 1889-1951 23
Herbert Edward Read, 1893-1968 28
Lev Semyonovich Vygotsky, 1896-1934 33
Jean Piaget, 1896-1980 37
Michael Oakeshott, 1901-92 44
Carl Rogers, 1902-87 49
Ralph Winifred Tyler, 1902-87 54
Burrhus Frederic Skinner, 1904-90 58
Harry Broudy, 1905-98 64
Simone Weil, 1909-43 69
Joseph J. Schwab, 1910-88 73
Clark Kerr, 1911- 79
Benjamin S. Bloom, 1913-99 86
Jerome S. Bruner, 1915- 90
Torsten Husen, 1916- 96
Lee J. Cronbach, 1916- 102
Donald Thomas Campbell, 1916-96 105
Maxine Greene, 1917- 112
R. S. Peters, 1919- 118
John I. Goodlad, 1920- 122
Paulo Freire, 1921-97 128
Seymour B. Sarason, 1919- 133
Israel Scheffler, 1923- 142
Jean-Francois Lyotard, 1924-98 148
Lawrence A. Cremin, 1925-90 154
Basil Bernstein F., 1925-2000 161
Michel Foucault, 1926-84 170
Margaret Donaldson, 1926- 175
Ivan Illich, 1926- 181
Lawrence Kohlberg, 1927-87 188
Paul H. Hirst, 1927- 193
Philip Wesley Jackson, 1928- 199
Jane Roland Martin, 1929- 203
Nel Noddings, 1929- 210
Jurgen Habermas, 1929- 215
Carl Bereiter, 1930- 224
Pierre Bourdieu, 1930- 229
Neil Postman, 1931- 234
Theodore R. Sizer, 1932- 241
Elliot Eisner, 1933- 247
John White, 1934- 252
Lee S. Shulman, 1938- 257
Michael W. Apple, 1942 263
Howard Gardner, 1943- 272
Henry Giroux, 1943- 280
Linda Darling-Hammond, 1951- 285
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