Philosophy of Education in Historical Perspective / Edition 2

Philosophy of Education in Historical Perspective / Edition 2

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Philosophy of Education in Historical Perspective / Edition 2

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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ISBN-13: 9780761805489
Publisher: UPA
Publication date: 12/19/1996
Edition description: Second Edition
Pages: 318
Product dimensions: 5.48(w) x 8.52(h) x 0.95(d)

Table of Contents

Preface to the Third Edition vii

Preface to the First Edition ix

Acknowledgments xi

1 Philosophy and Education 1

2 Liberalism Versus Conservatism 9

3 Classical Educational Theory 29

4 Renaissance Humanism: The Culmination of Educational Conservatism 71

5 The Beginning of Educational Liberalism 89

6 The Flowering of Liberalism 109

7 The Neo-Conservative Reaction 149

8 Educational Liberalism Redefined 187

9 A Proposed Solution 203

10 Educational Psychologies 221

11 Postmodernism 237

12 Postmodernism in the 21st Century and Educating the Millennials 253

Index 261

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