Philosophers on Education: New Historical Perspectives

Philosophers on Education: New Historical Perspectives

by Amelie Rorty
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415191300

ISBN-13: 9780415191302

Pub. Date: 09/15/1998

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Philosophers on Education offers us the most comprehensive available history of philosopher's views and impacts on the directions of education. As Amelie Rorty explains, in describing a history of education, we are essentially describing and gaining the clearest understanding of the issues that presently concern and divide us.
The essays in this stellar

Overview

Philosophers on Education offers us the most comprehensive available history of philosopher's views and impacts on the directions of education. As Amelie Rorty explains, in describing a history of education, we are essentially describing and gaining the clearest understanding of the issues that presently concern and divide us.
The essays in this stellar collection are written by some of the finest comtemporary philosophers. Those interested in history of philosophy, epistemology, moral psychology and education, and political theory will find Philosophers on Education to be both an engaging and fascinating read.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415191302
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
09/15/1998
Pages:
496
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.13(d)

Table of Contents

1 Amlie Oksenberg Rorty -- The Ruling History of Education

2 Paul Woodruff -- Socratic Education

3 Zhang LoShan -- Plato's Counsel on Education

4 C. D. C. Reeve -- Aristotelian Education

5 Simon Harrison -- Augustine on What

We Owe Our Teachers

6 Philip L. Quinn -- Augustinian Learning

7 Alasdair MacIntyre -- Aquinas's Critique of Education: Against His Own Age, Against Ours

8 Josef Stern -- Maimonides on Education

9 Daniel Garber -- Descartes, or the Cultivation

of the Intellect

10 Jeremy Waldron -- Hobbes: Truth, Publicity and Civil Doctrine

11 Richard Tuck -- Hobbes on Education

12 Genevieve Lloyd -- Spinoza and the Education of the Imagination

13John W. Yolton -- Locke: Education for Virtue

14

Peter Gay -- Locke on the Education of Paupers

15 Patrick Riley -- Leibniz as a Theorist of Education

16 Emma Rothschild -- Condorcet and Adam Smith on Education and Instruction

17 Annette C. Baier -- Hume on Moral Sentiments and the Difference

They Make

18 Amlie Oksenberg Rorty -- Rousseau's Educational Experiments

19 Barbara Herman -- Training to Autonomy: Kant and the Question of Moral Education

20 Eva T. H. Brann -- Jeffersonian Ambivalences

21 Frederick C. Beiser -- A Romantic

Education: The Concept of Bildung in Early German Romanticism

22 Allen W. Wood -- Hegel on Education

23 Richard Schacht -- A Nietzschean Education: Zarathustra/Zarathustra as Educator

24 Elizabeth Anderson -- John Stuart Mill: Democracy as

Sentimental Education

25 M. F. Burnyeat -- The Past in the Present: Plato as Educator of Nineteenth- Century Britain

26 Richard W. Miller -- Moral Education In and After Marx

27 Alan Ryan -- Deweyan Pragmatism and American Education

28 Adam

Phillips -- Learning from Freud

29Thomas E. Uebel -- Enlightenment and the Vienna Circle's Scientific World- Conception

30 Alvin J. Goldman -- Education and Social Epistemology

31 Roy P. Mottahedeh -- Traditional Shiite Education in Qom

32

Moshe Halbertal and Tova Hortman Halbertal -- The Yeshiva

33 William Galston -- Civic Education in the Liberal State

Index

Ronald de Sousa, University of Toronto

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