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Fifty Modern Thinkers on Education

From Piaget to the Present Day

Edited by Liora Bresler, David Cooper, Joy Palmer

Routledge – 2001 – 320 pages

Series: Routledge Key Guides

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Description

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.

Author Bio

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.

Name: Fifty Modern Thinkers on Education: From Piaget to the Present Day (Paperback)Routledge 
Description: Edited by Liora Bresler, David Cooper, Joy Palmer. 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*...
Categories: Philosophy of Education, Theory of Education