Philosophy Of Education In Historical Perspective / Edition 2

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This volume addresses the recent concern over the state of education in the U.S. today by tracing the history of educational theory from its classical roots to the reforms recommended by early and later liberals. Originally published by Rand McNally in 1966, this updated edition will help the beginning educator to gain a balanced perspective on the philosophy of education. Contents: Philosophy and Education; Liberalism Versus Conservatism; Classical Educational Theory; Renaissance Humanism: The Culmination of Educational Conservatism; The Beginning of Educational Liberalism; The Flowering of Liberalism; The Neo-Conservative Reaction; Educational Liberalism Redefined; A Proposed Solution; Educational Psychologists; Postmodernism; Unity Within Diversity; Appendix; Index.

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Gregory Mellema
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I have taught Philosophy of Education for ten years, and this book's re-appearance is a landmark event. If there is a finer Philosophy of Education text, I have not seen it.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780761805489
  • Publisher: University Press of America
  • Publication date: 12/19/1996
  • Edition description: 2ND
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 320
  • Product dimensions: 0.72 (w) x 5.50 (h) x 8.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Adrian M. Dupuis was Professor of Education at Marquette University. He is now retired. Robin L. Gordon is Assistant Professor of Education at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, California.

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Table of Contents

I Philosophy and Education 1
II Liberalism Versus Conservatism 9
III Classical Educational Theory 31
IV Renaissance Humanism: The Culmination of Educational Conservatism 69
V The Beginning of Educational Liberalism 91
VI The Flowering of Liberalism 115
VII The Neo-Conservative Reaction 163
VIII Educational Liberalism Redefined 211
IX A Proposed Solution 231
X Educational Psychologies 253
XI Postmodernism 273
XII Unity Within Diversity 291
Appendix 303
Index 307
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