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Historical and Philosophical Foundations of Education / Edition 4

Historical and Philosophical Foundations of Education / Edition 4

by Gerald L. Gutek

ISBN-10: 013113809X

ISBN-13: 9780131138094

Pub. Date: 04/19/2004

Publisher: Prentice Hall

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Older Edition
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7.44(w) x 9.14(h) x 0.83(d)

Table of Contents


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

2. Confucius: Proponent of Educating for a Harmonious Society.

3. Plato: Idealist Philosopher and Educator for the Perfect Society.

4. Aristotle: Founder of Realism.

5. Quintilian: Rhetorical Educator in Service of the Emperor.


6. Thomas Aquinas: Scholastic Theologian and Creator of the Medieval Christian Synthesis.

7. Desiderius Erasmus: Renaissance Humanist and Cosmopolitan Educator.

8. John Calvin: Theologian and Educator of the Protestant Reformation.

9. Johann Amos Comenius: Pansophist Educator and Proponent of International Education.


10. Jean-Jacques Rousseau: Prophet of Naturalism.

11. Johann Heinrich Pestalozzi: Proponent of Educating the Heart and the Senses.

12. Thomas Jefferson: Advocate of Republican Education.

13. Mary Wollstonecraft: Proponent of Women's Rights and Education.

14. Horace Mann: Leader of the Common School Movement.

15. Robert Owen: Utopian Theorist and Communitarian Educator.

16. Friedrich Froebel: Founder of the Kindergarten.

17. John Stuart Mill: Proponent of Liberalism.

18. Herbert Spencer: Advocate of Individualism, Science, and Social Darwinism.


19. Jane Addams: Advocate of Socialized Education.

20. John Dewey: Pragmatist Philosopher and Progressive Educator.

21. Maria Montessori: Proponent of Early Childhood Education.

22. Mohandas Gandhi: Father of Indian Independence.

23. W. E. B. Du Bois: Scholar and Activist for African American Rights.

24. Paulo Freire: Advocate of Liberation Pedagogy.


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