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Philosophical Documents in Education, 4th edition

  • Tony W. Johnson
  • Ronald F. Reed

Published by Pearson (February 3rd 2011) - Copyright © 2012

4th edition

Philosophical Documents in Education

ISBN-13: 9780137080380

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This anthology asks readers, “What does it mean to be educated?” and explores the question through a wealth of historical and contemporary primary sources.

KEY TOPICS: Historical and philosophical education topics include: women and education, minorities and education, traditional verses progressive perspectives, religion and education, and democracy and education.

MARKET: For preservice and inservice educators wishing to learn more about the historical and philosophical aspects of education through primary sources.

Table of contents


Differing Perspectives on What It Means to Be Educated

1    Socrates and Plato

2    Aristotle

3    John Locke

4    Jean-Jacques Rousseau

5    Catharine Macaulay

6    Conflicting Educational Visions: The Puritans and Thomas Jefferson

7    Local vs. Centralized Control of Schooling

8    John Dewey

9    Traditional versus Progressive Education:The Great Debate

10  Education:  The Panacea for African-Americans

11  Maxine Greene

12  Jane Roland Martin

13  Paulo Freire

14  Nel Noddings

15  Philosophy for Children: Matthew Lipman, Gareth Matthews, and Kieran Egan

16  Parker J. Palmer


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