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Historical and Philosophical Foundations of Education: A Biographical Introduction / Edition 3
     

Historical and Philosophical Foundations of Education: A Biographical Introduction / Edition 3

by Gerald L. Gutek
 

ISBN-10: 0130131415

ISBN-13: 9780130131416

Pub. Date: 08/16/2000

Publisher: Pearson

Structured around major movements in world history, the lives of leading educators, and the philosophies and ideologies that resulted from their ideas, Historical and Philosophical Foundations of Education: A Biographical Introduction, Fifth Edition, provides a clear interdisciplinary exploration of the development of educational ideas. The author takes a

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Structured around major movements in world history, the lives of leading educators, and the philosophies and ideologies that resulted from their ideas, Historical and Philosophical Foundations of Education: A Biographical Introduction, Fifth Edition, provides a clear interdisciplinary exploration of the development of educational ideas. The author takes a global perspective on the history and philosophy of education, capturing the essence of educational evolution through the biographies of 24 theorists, philosophers, and educators. This biographical focus, combined with an introductory presentation of the inherent connections between education's major movements and its primary movers, helps students better understand the social and historical conditions that have informed today's educational arena.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130131416
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
08/16/2000
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
420
Product dimensions:
7.53(w) x 9.26(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Part I

Chapter 1 Educational Biography and the Historical and Philosophical Foundations of Education 1

Chapter 2 Confucius: Proponent of Educating for a Harmonious Society 9

Chapter 3 Plato: Idealist Philosopher and Educator for the Perfect Society 30

Chapter 4 Aristotle: Founder of Realism 50

Chapter 5 Quintilian: Rhetorical Educator in Imperial Rome 67

Part II

Chapter 6 Scholastic Theologian and Creator of the Medieval Christian Synthesis Thomas Aquinas 79

Chapter 7 Renaissance Humanist and Cosmopolitan Educator Desiderius Erasmus 94

Chapter 8 Theologian and Educator of the Protestant Reformation John Calvin 107

Chapter 9 Pansophist Educator and Proponent of International Education Johann Amos Comenius 128

Part III

Chapter 10 Prophet of Naturalism Jean-Jacques Rousseau 138

Chapter 11 Proponent of Educating the Heart and the Senses Johann Heinrich Pestalozzi 157

Chapter 12 Advocate of American Civic Education Thomas Jefferson 180

Chapter 13 Proponent of Women's Rights and Education Mary Wollstonecraft 201

Chapter 14 Leader of the Common School Movement Horace Mann 223

Chapter 15 Utopian Theorist and Communitarian Educator Robert Owen 246

Chapter 16 Founder of the Kindergarten Friedrich Froebel 264

Chapter 17 Defender of Intellectual Liberty John Stuart Mill 284

Chapter 18 Advocate of Individualism, Science, and Social Darwinism Herbert Spencer 307

Part IV

Chapter 19 Pioneer Urban and Multicultural Educator Jane Addams 325

Chapter 20 Pragmatist Philosopher and Progressive Educator John Dewey 343

Chapter 21 Stalwart Traditionalist Educator William Chandler Bagley 369

Chapter 22 Proponent of Early Childhood EducationMaria Montessori 386

Chapter 23 Father of Indian Independence Mohandas Gandhi 409

Chapter 24 Scholar and Activist for African American Rights W. E. B. Du Bois 428

Chapter 25 Advocate of Liberation Pedagogy Paulo Freire 450

Index 467

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