Lives in Education: A Narrative of People and Ideas / Edition 2

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This volume presents the history of Western education through the biographies of some 70 individuals, past and present, who exemplify the education of their times or have made important contributions to the development of educational theory or practice. In so doing, it links major issues and ideas in education to key historical personalities. Each chapter includes substantive background information, a summary, and chapter notes.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780805880083
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 5/1/1995
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 480
  • Lexile: 1260L (what's this?)
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Table of Contents

Contents: Preface. Introduction. The Greeks: Sappho, Protagoras, Socrates, Plato, Aristotle. The Romans: Cicero, Quintilian, Hypatia, Augustine, Boethius, Cassiodorus. The Monastics: Benedict, Charlemagne, Alcuin, Guibert of Nogent, Peter Abelard, Heloise [Eloise], Euphemia of Wherwell, Thomas Aquinas. The Humanists: Vittorino da Feltre, Christine de Pisan, Johannes Butzbach, Desiderius Erasmus, Niccolò Machiavelli. The Reformers: John Wycliffe, Jan Hus, Martin Luther, Philipp Melanchthon, Ignatius Loyola, John Amos Comenius. The New Educators: John Locke, Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Mary Wollstonecraft, Victor of Aveyron, Johann Heinrich Pestalozzi, Friedrich Froebel. The Americans: Bernardino de Sahagún, Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz, Christopher Dock, Noah Webster, Thomas Jefferson. The Friends of Education: Horace Mann, Robert Owen, John Hughes, Sheldon Jackson. The Progressives: G. Stanley Hall, Francis W. Parker, John Dewey, Margaret A. Haley, Ella Flagg Young. The Outsiders: Emma Willard, Mary Mason Lyon, Elizabeth Blackwell, Emily Blackwell, Sarah Winnemucca, Fanny Marion Jackson Coppin, Booker T. Washington, Rafael Cordero y Molina, George I. Sanchez. The Critics: Maria Montessori, John B. Watson, Margaret Naumberg, Jacques Maritain, W.E.B. DuBois, George S. Counts, Miles Elwood Cary. The Paradigm Shifters: Thomas S. Kuhn, Howard E. Gardner, Frantz Fanon, Malcolm X, Paulo Freire, Michel Foucault, Ivan D. Illich. Epilogue. Contributors. Index.

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