From Plato To Piaget / Edition 1

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The authors of this book consult fifteen thinkers, from various fields, who have a profound understanding of the important role that education plays in our world. Each chapter opens with an Introduction and concludes with a discussion and questions.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780819190109
  • Publisher: University Press of America
  • Publication date: 1/28/1993
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 294
  • Sales rank: 605,547
  • Product dimensions: 5.58 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.85 (d)

Meet the Author

William Cooney is Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies, International University, Florida. Charles Cross is a Secondary Education Specialist and Barry Trunk is a Professor of Psychology at the same university.

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction Chapter 2 Plato, Plato's Cave: On Breaking the Chains of Ignorance Chapter 3 Confucius, Confucius, The Master Teacher Chapter 4 John Locke, Locke On Developing Good Habits Chapter 5 Jean Jacques Rousseau, Rousseau On Keeping Education Natural Chapter 6 Johann Frederich Herbart, Herbart On the Education of Moral Character Chapter 7 Horace Mann, Mann's Purposes of Education Chapter 8 William James, James On the Laws of Habit Chapter 9 Booker T. Washington, Washington On Achieving Social Equality Chapter 10 John Dewey, Dewey On Society and Education Chapter 11 Maria Montessori, Montessori: My System of Education Chapter 12 Carl Rogers, Rogers On Becoming a Person Chapter 13 B.F. Skinner, Skinner On Contingency Management in the Classroom Chapter 14 Shinichi Suzuki, Suzuki On the Intellectual Development of the Child Chapter 15 Conclusion Chapter 16 Bibliography

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