Why and how people should be educated has, throughout history, preoccupied some of civilization's greatest minds. This work summarizes and analyzes the thinking on education of fifty individuals drawn from a time span covering 500 BC to the nineteenth century. Each essay gives biographical information, an outline of the individual's principal achievements and activities, and assessment of his or her impact and influence, a list of their major writings and suggested further reading.passing; a day of astonishing commercial development was dawning; a sense of doubt and hesitation overtook the freedmena#39;s ... Mr. Washington came, with a simple definite program, at the psychological moment when the nation was a little ... Some regarded the idea of an elite group of students trained for leadership roles as evidence of Du Bois detachment from ... participated in what is known as the Niagara Movement, precursor to the National Association for the Advancement ofanbsp;...
|Title||:||Fifty Major Thinkers on Education|
|Author||:||Joy Palmer, Liora Bresler, David Edward Cooper|
|Publisher||:||Psychology Press - 2001|