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Historical and philosophical foundations of education : a biographical introduction

Author: Gerald Lee Gutek
Publisher: Upper Saddle River, NJ : Pearson/Merrill Prentice Hall, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 4th edView all editions and formats

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Genre/Form: Biographies
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gerald Lee Gutek
ISBN: 013113809X 9780131138094
OCLC Number: 869665718
Description: xii, 451 p. : ill
Contents: PART I. 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. PART II. 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. PART III. 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. PART IV. 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. INDEX.
Responsibility: Gerald L. Gutek.


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