Philosophy of Education An Encyclopedia
First Published in 1996. This first of its kind Encyclopaedia charts the influence of philosophic ideas that have had the greatest influence on education from Ancient Greece to the present. It covers classical thinkers as Plato, Augustine, Hypatia, Locke and Rousseau, as well as recent figures such as Montessori, Heldegger, Du Bois and Dewey. It illuminates time-hounded ideas and concepts such as idealism, practical wisdom, scholasticism, tragedy and truth, as well as modern constructs as critical theory, existentialism, phenomenology, Marxism and post-Colonialism. The coverage consists of 228 articles by 184 contributors who survey the full spectrum of the philosophy of education.
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"One of a kind, it belongs in every collection supporting the study of education, psychology, or philosophy." -- Rettig On Reference
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"[A] fine encylcopedia...It is unique and welcome...and will be useful to those interested in education and philosophy at all levels." -- Reference Books Bulletin/Booklist
"Impressive. Researchers, professors of education, librarians, and anyone interested in the history of education wil find this a useful and intriguing resource." -- American Reference Books Annual