Historical and Philosophical Foundations of Education; A Biographical Introduction / Edition 2

Historical and Philosophical Foundations of Education; A Biographical Introduction / Edition 2

by Gerald L. Gutek
     
 

ISBN-10: 0132097435

ISBN-13: 9780132097437

Pub. Date: 11/28/1996

Publisher: Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference

Structured around the biographies of acclaimed educators, philosophers and world figures, this book combines both an historical overview of world education and a balanced treatment of leading educational philosophies. It emphasizes both the importance of contexts and situations in the development of educational ideas as well as those

Overview

Structured around the biographies of acclaimed educators, philosophers and world figures, this book combines both an historical overview of world education and a balanced treatment of leading educational philosophies. It emphasizes both the importance of contexts and situations in the development of educational ideas as well as those features of educational theories that transcend particular historical contexts. The Second Edition has been expanded—now profiling several more educational figures—and updated to reflect recent international developments.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780132097437
Publisher:
Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference
Publication date:
11/28/1996
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
432
Product dimensions:
7.52(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.79(d)

Table of Contents

1. Educational Biography and the Historical and Philosophical Foundations of Education.
2. Plato: Idealist Philosopher and Educator for the Perfect Society.
3. Aristotle: Founder of Realism.
4. Quintilian: Rhetorical Educator in Service of the Emperor.
5. Thomas Aquinas: Scholastic Theologian and Creator of the Medieval Christian Synthesis.
6. Desiderius Erasmus: Renaissance Humanist and Cosmopolitan Educator.
7. John Calvin: Theologian and Educator of the Protestant Reformation.
8. Johann Amos Comenius: Pansophist Educator and Proponent of International Education.
9. Jean Jacques Rousseau: Prophet of Naturalism.
10. Johann Heinrich Pestalozzi: Proponent of Educating the Heart and Senses.
11. Thomas Jefferson: Advocate of Republican Education.
12. Mary Wollstonecraft: Proponent of Women's Rights and Education.
13. Horace Mann: Leader of the Common School Movement.
14. Robert Owen: Utopian Socialist and Communitarian Educator.
15. Friedrich Froebel: Founder of the Kindergarten.
16. John Stuart Mill: Proponent of Liberalism.
17. Herbert Spencer: Advocate of Individualism, Science, and Social Darwinism.
18. Jane Addams: Advocate of Socialized Education.
19. John Dewey: Pragmatist Philosopher and Progressive Educator.
20. Maria Montessori: Proponent of Early Childhood Education.
21. Mohandas Gandhi: Father of Indian Independence.
22. W.E.B. Du Bois: Scholar and Activist for African American Rights.
23. Mao Tse-tung: Revolutionary Educator.
Index.

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