The Ends and Means of Education
A Philosophy of Education Reader
This book provides a brief introduction into some of the persistent challenges and quandaries facing educators by drawing upon snippets from some of the great philosophers in history, such as Aristotle, Descartes, Rousseau, Dewey, and others.
List of AuthorsOn Knowledge and Wanting to Know Can We Learn?Why, How, and When Should We Learn?What is the Appropriate Use of Curiosity? The Handbooks from PhilosophersWhat is a Classical Education? What Kind of Subjects are Worth Investigating? How to Educate a Gentleman? How is the Desire to Learn Cultivated?How Can Girls Receive an Equal Education? The Battle for 20th Century EducationDoes Psychology Matter More Than Sociology? What does Psychology Demand?