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From Plato to Piaget: The Greatest Educational Theorists from Across the Centuries and Around the World
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The authors of this book consult fifteen thinkers, from various fields, who have a profound understanding of the important role that education plays in our world. Each chapter opens with an Introduction and concludes with a discussion and questions.
Table of Contents
Introduction Plato, "Plato's Cave: On Breaking the Chains of Ignorance" Confucius, "Confucius, The Master Teacher" John Locke, "Locke On Developing Good Habits" Jean Jacques Rousseau, "Rousseau On Keeping Education Natural" Johann Frederich Herbart, "Herbart On the Education of Moral Character" Horace Mann, "Mann's Purposes of Education" William James, "James On the Laws of Habit" Booker T. Washington, "Washington On Achieving Social Equality" John Dewey, "Dewey On Society and Education" Maria Montessori, "Montessori: My System of Education" Carl Rogers, "Rogers On Becoming a Person" B.F. Skinner, "Skinner On Contingency Management in the Classroom" Shinichi Suzuki, "Suzuki On the Intellectual Development of the Child" Conclusion Bibliography
ISBN: 9780819190109 Manufactured: University Press Of America Author: Cooney, William Manufactured: University Press of America Author: University Press of America, Press Of Am Publisher: University Press of America Location: Lanham, Md. : Subject: General Subject: Educators Subject: Education Subject: Philosophy Subject: Educators -- History. Subject: Educators -- Philosophy -- History. Subject: Education -- Philosophy -- History. Subject: Education -- Philosophy -- Terminology. Subject: Philosophy : General Copyright: 1993 Edition Description: Includes bibliographical references p. 279-281. Series Volume: no. 175 Publication Date: 19930131 Binding: TRADE PAPER Language: English Illustrations: Yes Pages: 294 Dimensions: 9.76x5.84x.90 in. .99 lbs.
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