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The greatest educators ever

Author: Frank M Flanagan
Publisher: London : Continuum, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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'The Greatest Educators Ever' brings together the most influential and interesting educators of all time. With entries ranging from Plato to Jesus, and Froebel to Freire, this book provides a fascinating overview of the development of educational thought through the ages.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographies
Biographie
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Flanagan, Frank M.
Greatest educators ever.
London : Continuum, ©2006
(OCoLC)607854056
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Frank M Flanagan
ISBN: 0826484670 9780826484673 0826484689 9780826484680
OCLC Number: 61441018
Description: vi, 234 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Socrates (469/70-399 BC) and the search for definition --
Plato (428-347 BC) : education for the state --
Aristotle (384-322 BC) : education for leisure --
Jesus (5/4 BC-27/8 AD?) : education for the common man --
Marcus Fabius Quintilian (35-<100 AD) : the education of the orator --
Aurelius Augustine (354-430) : education for the inner life --
John Amos Comenius (1592-1670) : education as a human right --
John Locke (1632-1704) : education for the English gentleman --
Jean-Jacques Rousseau (1712-1778) : the education of nature --
Jean Heinrich Pestalozzi (1746-1827) : the education of the people --Friedrich Froebel (1782-1852) : the garden of education --
John Henry Newman (1801-1890) : university education --
John Dewey (1859-1952) : education for the future --
Maria Montessori (1870-1952) : education for personal competence --
Martin Buber (1878-1965) : education for relationship --
Alexander Sutherland Neill (1883-1973) : education for the liberation of the psyche --
Paulo Freire (1921-1997) : education for freedom --
Ivan Illich (1926-2002) : education without schooling.
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'The Greatest Educators Ever' brings together the most influential and interesting educators of all time. With entries ranging from Plato to Jesus, and Froebel to Freire, this book provides a fascinating overview of the development of educational thought through the ages.

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'...a handy guide to the history of educational thought in the West...a palatable and refreshing trip round the bases of some crucial thinkers.'--Sanford Lakoff "Tes "

 
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