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

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

by Liora Bresler
     
 

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

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Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415224086
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
11/28/2001
Series:
Routledge Key Guides Series
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.60(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.

Table of Contents

Alphabetical list of contents
Notes on contributors
Preface
A. S. Neill, 1883-19731
Susan Isaac, 1885-19486
Harold Rugg, 1886-196010
Ludwig Wittgenstein, 1889-195115
Martin Heidegger, 1889-195123
Herbert Edward Read, 1893-196828
Lev Semyonovich Vygotsky, 1896-193433
Jean Piaget, 1896-198037
Michael Oakeshott, 1901-9244
Carl Rogers, 1902-8749
Ralph Winifred Tyler, 1902-8754
Burrhus Frederic Skinner, 1904-9058
Harry Broudy, 1905-9864
Simone Weil, 1909-4369
Joseph J. Schwab, 1910-8873
Clark Kerr, 1911-79
Benjamin S. Bloom, 1913-9986
Jerome S. Bruner, 1915-90
Torsten Husen, 1916-96
Lee J. Cronbach, 1916-102
Donald Thomas Campbell, 1916-96105
Maxine Greene, 1917-112
R. S. Peters, 1919-118
John I. Goodlad, 1920-122
Paulo Freire, 1921-97128
Seymour B. Sarason, 1919-133
Israel Scheffler, 1923-142
Jean-Francois Lyotard, 1924-98148
Lawrence A. Cremin, 1925-90154
Basil Bernstein F., 1925-2000161
Michel Foucault, 1926-84170
Margaret Donaldson, 1926-175
Ivan Illich, 1926-181
Lawrence Kohlberg, 1927-87188
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, 1942263
Howard Gardner, 1943-272
Henry Giroux, 1943-280
Linda Darling-Hammond, 1951-285

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