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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

Product Details

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:
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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