1st Edition

Fifty Modern Thinkers on Education From Piaget to the Present

Edited By Liora Bresler, David Cooper, Joy Palmer Copyright 2002
    320 Pages
    by Routledge

    320 Pages
    by Routledge

    Fifty Modern Thinkers on Education looks at fifty of the twentieth century's most significant contributors to the debate on education. Among those included are:
    * Pierre Bourdieu
    * Elliot Eisner
    * Hans J. Eysenck
    * Michel Focault
    * Henry Giroux
    * Jurgen Habermas
    * Susan Isaacs
    * A.S. Neill
    * Herbert Read
    * Simone Weill.
    Together with Fifty Major Thinkers on Education
    this book provides a unique history of educational thinking. Each essay gives key biographical information, an outline of the individual's principal achievements and activities, an assessment of his or her impact and influence and a list of their major writings and suggested further reading.

    Preface, Joy A. Palmer; A.S. Neill 1883–1973, Peter Hobson; Chapter 102 Susan Isaacs 1885–1948, Robert Hinshelwood; Chapter 103 Harold Rugg 1886–1960, Stephen J. Thornton; Chapter 104 Ludwig Wittgenstein 1889–1951, Nicholas C. Burbules, Michael Peters; Chapter 105 Martin Heidegger 1889–1976, Michael Bonnett; Chapter 106 Herbert Edward Read 1893–1968, Stephen Mark Dobbs; Chapter 107 Lev Semyonovich Vygotsky 1896–1934, Alexander Ardichvili; Chapter 108 Jean Piaget 1896–1980, Leslie Smith; Chapter 109 Michael Oakeshott 1901–92, Anthony O’Hear; Chapter 110 Carl Rogers 1902–87, Eleanor Feinberg, Walter Feinberg; Chapter 111 Ralph Winifred Tyler 1902–94, Elliot W. Eisner; Chapter 112 Burrhus Frederic Skinner 1904–90, Torsten Husén; Chapter 113 Harry Broudy 1905–98, Liora Bresler; Chapter 114 Simone Weil 1909-43, Richard Smith; Chapter 115 Joseph J. Schwab 1910-88, Ian Westbury, Margery D. Osborne; Chapter 116 Clark Kerr 1911—, Debra D. Bragg, Frankie S. Laanan; Chapter 117 Benjamin S. Bloom 1913-99, Torsten Husén; Chapter 118 Jerome S. Bruner 1915-, Howard Gardner; Chapter 119 Torsten Husén 1916–, T. Neville Postlethwaite; Chapter 120 Lee J. Cronbach 1916–, Torsten Husén; Chapter 121 Donald Thomas Campbell 1916–96, Carol Taylor Fitz-Gibbon; Chapter 122 Maxine Greene 1917–, Thompson Christine; Chapter 123 R.S. Peters 1919–, John White; Chapter 124 John I. Goodlad 1920–, Shen Jianping; Chapter 125 Paulo Freire 1921–97, Michael W. Apple, Luís Armando Gandin, Álvaro Moreira Hypolito; Chapter 126 Seymour B. Sarason 1919–, Andrew Hargreaves; Chapter 127 Israel Scheffler 1923–, Harvey Siegel; Chapter 128 Jean-François Lyotard 1924–98, Michalinos Zembylas; Chapter 129 Lawrence A. Cremin 1925–90, James D. Anderson; Chapter 130 Basil Bernstein 1925–2000, Ivor F. Goodson; Chapter 131 Michel Foucault 1926–84, Michael Peters; Chapter 132 Margaret Donaldson 1926–, Martin Hughes; Chapter 133 Ivan Illich 1926–, David A. Gabbard, Dana L. Stuchul; Chapter 134 Lawrence Kohlberg 1927–87, K. Peter Kuchinke; Chapter 135 Paul H. Hirst 1927–, Terence H. McLaughlin; Chapter 136 Philip Wesley Jackson 1928–, Elliot W. Eisner; Chapter 137 Jane Roland Martin 1929–, Susan Laird; Chapter 138 Nel Noddings 1929–, David J. Flinders; Chapter 139 Jürgen Habermas 1929–, Keith Morrison; Chapter 140 Carl Bereiter 1930–, David R. Olson; Chapter 141 Pierre Bourdieu 1930–, Ingólfur Ásgeir Jóhannesson, Thomas S. Popkewitz; Chapter 142 Neil Postman 1931–, Dan Inbar; Chapter 143 Theodore R. Sizer 1932–, Tamar Levin; Chapter 144 Elliot Eisner 1933–, P. Bruce Uhrmacher; Chapter 145 John White 1934—, Eamonn Callan; Chapter 146 Lee S. Shulman 1938—, Pam Grossman, Sam Wineburg; Chapter 147 Michael W. Apple 1942–, Carlos Antonio Torre; Chapter 148 Howard Gardner 1943–, Mindy L. Kornhaber; Chapter 149 Henry Giroux 1943–, Keith Morrison; Chapter 150 Linda Darling-Hammond 1951–, Ann Lieberman;


    Joy A. Palmer is Professor of Education and Pro-Vice-Chancellor at the University of Durham. She is Vice President of the National Association for Environmental Education, and a member of the IUCN Commission on Education and Communication.