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Historical and Philosophical Foundations of Education A Biographical Introduction

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5th
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9780137152735

ISBN10:
0137152736
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Pub. Date:
1/4/2010
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Pearson

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Summary

Structured around major movements in world history, the lives of leading educators, and the philosophies and ideologies that resulted from their ideas, Historical and Philosophical Foundations of Education: A Biographical Introduction, provides a clear interdisciplinary exploration of the development of educational ideas.

The author takes a global perspective on the history and philosophy of education, capturing the essence of educational evolution through the biographies of 23 theorists, philosophers, and educators.

This biographical focus, combined with an introductory presentation of the inherent connections between education's major movements and its primary movers, helps students better understand the social and historical conditions that have informed today's educational arena.

Author Biography

Gerald Gutek is a veteran teacher and writer on the history and philosophy of education.  He specializes in the study of education biography as a vehicle of writing about the philosophy of education. He is a professor emeritus of education at Loyola University Chicago and has been a visiting professor at other institutions.

Table of Contents

Educational Biography and the Historical and Philosophical Foundations of Educationp. 1
Confucius: Proponent of Educating for a Harmonious Societyp. 9
Plato: Idealist Philosopher and Educator for the Perfect Societyp. 30
Aristotle: Founder of Realismp. 50
Quintilian: Rhetorical Educator in Imperial Romep. 67
Scholastic Theologian and Creator of the Medieval Christian Synthesisp. 79
Renaissance Humanist and Cosmopolitan Educatorp. 94
Theologian and Educator of the Protestant Reformationp. 107
Pansophist Educator and Proponent of International Educationp. 128
Prophet of Naturalismp. 138
Proponent of Educating the Heart and the Sensesp. 157
Advocate of American Civic Educationp. 180
Proponent of Women's Rights and Educationp. 201
Leader of the Common School Movementp. 223
Utopian Theorist and Communitarian Educatorp. 246
Founder of the Kindergartenp. 264
Defender of Intellectual Libertyp. 284
Advocate of Individualism, Science, and Social Darwinismp. 307
Pioneer Urban and Multicultural Educatorp. 325
Pragmatist Philosopher and Progressive Educatorp. 343
Stalwart Traditionalist Educatorp. 369
Proponent of Early Childhood Educationp. 386
Father of Indian Independencep. 409
Scholar and Activist for African American Rightsp. 428
Advocate of Liberation Pedagogyp. 450
Indexp. 467
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