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Fifty Modern Thinkers on Education
From Piaget to the Present





ISBN 9780415224093
Published November 9, 2001 by Routledge
320 Pages

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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.

Table of Contents

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;

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Biography

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.