9780130131416

Historical and Philosophical Foundations of Education: A Biographical Introduction

  • ISBN 13:

    9780130131416

  • ISBN 10:

    0130131415

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 01/01/2001
  • Publisher: Pearson College Div
  • Newer Edition

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Summary

Appropriate as a core text for Historical and Philosophical Foundations of Education courses. This unique text is structured around the major movements in world history, the biographies of leading educators, and the philosophies and ideologies that resulted from their ideas. Particularly effective, is the author's use of biographies to enhance and examine the great movements in history. By reading the biographies of 22 theorists, philosophers and educators, students are able to better understand the human condition that shaped these major historical movements. This biographical focus, combined with an effective examination of history and philosophy, provides a clear interdisciplinary way to examine the development of educational ideas.

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