The Greatest Educators Ever

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A&C Black, 2005 M11 10 - 244 páginas
The Greatest Educators Ever brings together theories from the most influential and interesting educators of all time to provide a fascinating overview of the development of educational thought through the ages.

The book explores philosophers such as Plato and Jesus, highlighting their influence of their teachings on early education. It then moves on to discuss pioneers of the modern education system, including Froebel, Freire, Rousseau, Newman and Montessori, and examines their ethos and mission in detail. Frank Flanagan writes engagingly and accessibly, considering each educator's unique contribution and placing it in a historical and intellectual context. A captivating read for educators and students alike.
 

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Introduction
1
1 Socrates 46970399 BC and the Search for Definition
13
Education for the State
22
Education for Leisure
33
Education for the Common Man
44
The Education of the Orator
54
Education for the Inner Life
65
Education as a Human Right
75
University Education
130
Education for the Future
141
Education for Personal Competence
152
Education for Relationship
163
Education for the Liberation of the Psyche
174
Education for Freedom
184
Education Without Schooling
195
Conclusion
207

Education for the English Gentleman
86
The Education of Nature
97
The Education of the People
108
The Garden of Education
119
Notes
213
Further Reading
227
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Frank M. Flanagan has recently retired from the Education Department at Mary Immaculate College, University of Limerick, Ireland. He currently teaches at the School of Art and Design, Limerick Institute of Technology, Ireland.

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