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

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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

List of contributors
Acknowledgments
1The Ruling History of Education1
2Socratic Education14
3Plato's Counsel on Education32
4Aristotelian Education51
5Augustine on What We Owe to Our Teachers66
6Augustinian Learning81
7Aquinas's Critique of Education: Against His Own Age, Against Ours95
8Maimonides on Education109
9Descartes, or the Cultivation of the Intellect124
10Hobbes: Truth, Publicity and Civil Doctrine139
11Hobbes on Education148
12Spinoza and the Education of the Imagination157
13Locke: Education for Virtue173
14Locke on the Education of Paupers190
15Leibniz as a Theorist of Education192
16Condorcet and Adam Smith on Education and Instruction209
17Hume on Moral Sentiments, and the Difference they Make227
18Rousseau's Educational Experiments238
19Training to Autonomy: Kant and the Question of Moral Education255
20Jeffersonian Ambivalences273
21A Romantic Education: The Concept of Bildung in Early German Romanticism284
22Hegel on Education300
23A Nietzschean Education: Zarathustra/Zarathustra as Educator318
24John Stuart Mill: Democracy as Sentimental Education333
25The Past in the Present: Plato as Educator of Nineteenth-Century Britain353
26Moral Education in and After Marx374
27Deweyan Pragmatism and American Education394
28Learning from Freud411
29Enlightenment and the Vienna Circle's Scientific World-Conception418
30Education and Social Epistemology439
31Traditional Shitte Education in Qom451
32The Yeshiva458
33Civic Education in the Liberal State470

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