The History and Philosophy of Education

The History and Philosophy of Education : Voices of Educational Pioneers

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For courses in the Historical and Philosophical Foundations of Education. This foundations text offers both concepts and key writings from the major educational innovators throughout history, beginning with the ancient civilizations and proceeding to the current 21st century. The text is organized chronologically and takes a biographical approach, giving readers a wealth of primary source material by philosophers, classical to postmodern, whose ideas have helped shape educational practice. Each chapter has a brief biography of the educator's life, a summary of the key contributions of the educator, introductory "questions to guide your reading", and follow-up discussion more

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  • Paperback | 432 pages
  • 200.7 x 251.5 x 20.3mm | 725.76g
  • Pearson Education Limited
  • Prentice-Hall
  • Harlow, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0130955507
  • 9780130955500
  • 1,654,626

Table of contents

I. THE EDUCATION IN THE EARLY CULTURES. 1. Confucius, The Analytics. II. EDUCATION IN ANCIENT GREECE. 2. Sappho, Poems. 3. Socrates, The Meno. 4. Plato, The Republic. 5. Aristotle, The Politics, Nichomachean Ethics. III. ROMAN EDUCATIONAL CONTRIBUTIONS. 6. Marcus Cicero, Oratory at the Aim of Education. 7. Marcus Fabius Quintilianus, On Education. IV. CHRISTIAN EDUCATION. 8. Jesus of Nazareth, The Sermon on the Mount. 9. Saint Augustineof Hippo, On Education. V. CONTRIBUTIONS FROM THE MEDIEVAL TIMES TO EDUCATION. 10. Charlemagne and Alcuin, The Studium Generale. 11. Hildegard of Bingen, Scivias, Book of Divine Works. 12. Saint Thomas Aquinas, The Teacher. VI. THE RENAISSANCE AND REFORMATION. 13. Christine de Pizan, The Book of the City of Ladies. 14. Erasmus, Upon the Right Method of Instruction. 15. Martin Luther, On Behalf of ChristianSchool. 16. John Amos Comenius, A Unified Approach. 17. John Locke, Some Thoughts Concerning Education. VII. THE ENLIGHTENMENT AND NEW EDUCATIONAL IDEAS. 18. Jean Jacques Rousseau, Emile. 19. Johann Heinrich Pestalozzi, Pestalozzi's Ideas. 20. Mary Wollstonecraft, Thoughts on the Education of Duaghters. 21. Johann Herbart, Outlines of Educational Theory. 22. Friedrich Froebel, On the Education of Man. VIII. EDUCATION IN THE NEW WORLD. 23. Hakadah & An Indian Boyhood. 24. Benjamin Franklin, Autobiography. 25. Thomas Jefferson, A Bill for the More. 26. Noah Webster, The Chief Glory to the Nation. IX. DEVELOPING AN AMERICAN EDUCATIONAL SYSTEM. 27. Horace Mann, 12th Annual Report. 28. Emma Willard, Plan for a Female Seminary. 29. Catharine Beecher, Essay on the Education. 30. Charles Eliot, A Turning Point in Higher Education. 31. John Dewey, My Pedagogic Creed. X. EDUCATION FOR ALL. 32. Elizabeth Seton, Letter to Alberto Filicchi. 33. Thomas Gallaudet, A Sermon. 34. Booker T. Washington, Up From Slavery. 35. Mary McLeod Bethune, A Philosophy of Education for Negro Girl. 36. W.E.B. DuBois, Of The Training of Black Men. XI. EDUCATION FOR A GLOBAL WORLD. 37. Maria Montesorri, My System of Education. 38. Jean Piaget, On the Intellectual Development of the Child. 39. Paulo Freire, Pedagogy of the Oppressed. Index. Author's more

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