Education

Fifty Modern Thinkers on Education

Author: Liora Bresler

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN:

Category: Education

Page: 320

View: 164

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.
Education

Fifty Modern Thinkers on Education

Author: Joy Palmer

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN:

Category: Education

Page: 320

View: 103

Looks at fifty of the twentieth century's most significant contributors to the debate on education. 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.
Education

Fifty Modern Thinkers on Education

Author: Liora Bresler

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN:

Category: Education

Page: 320

View: 373

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.
Education

Fifty Major Thinkers on Education

Author: Joy Palmer

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN:

Category: Education

Page: 272

View: 881

In this unique work some of today's greatest educators present concise, accessible summaries of the great educators of the past. Covering a time-span from 500 BC to the early twentieth century each essay gives key biographical information, an outline of the individual's principal achievements and activities, an assessment of their impact and influence, a list of their major writings and suggested further reading. Together with Fifty Modern Thinkers on Education, this book provides a unique reference guide for all students of education.
Performing Arts

Fifty Contemporary Filmmakers

Author: Yvonne Tasker

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN:

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 481

View: 716

Fifty Contemporary Filmmakers examines the work of some of today's most popular, original and influential cinematic voices. Each entry offers both an overview and critique of its subject's career and works, looking at the genres in which they work and their relationship to other film and filmmakers. It covers figures drawn from diverse cinematic traditions from around the world and includes: *Luc Besson *James Cameron *David Lynch *John Woo *Julie Dash *Spike Lee *Joel and Ethan Coen *Martin Scorsese *Mira Nair *Wim Wenders With each entry supplemented by a filmography, references and suggestions for further reading, this is an indispensable guide for anyone interested in contemporary film.
Philosophy

Fifty Major Political Thinkers

Author: Ian Adams

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN:

Category: Philosophy

Page: 280

View: 423

The life and thought of major figures in Western political thought, from ancient Greece to the present day. The entries provide an accessible and clearly written introduction to the major ideas and schools of thought which have shaped contemporary politics, including figures such as: Aristotle, Machiavelli, Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Thomas Paine, Mary Wollstonecraft, Karl Marx, Mohandas Ghandi, Simone de Beauvoir, Michel Foucault, and Jurgen Habermas.
Social Science

Cultural Theory: The Key Thinkers

Author: Andrew Edgar

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN:

Category: Social Science

Page: 331

View: 513

Featuring over eighty essays, Cultural Theory: The Key Thinkers is a seminal guide to the literary critics, sociologists, historians, artists, philosophers and writers who have shaped culture and society, and the way in which we view them. Ranging from Arnold to Le Corbusier, from Eco to Marx, the entries offer a lucid analysis of the work of influential figures in the study of cultural theory, making this the perfect introduction for the student and general reader alike.
Education

Understanding and Using Challenging Educational Theories

Author: Karl Aubrey

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN:

Category: Education

Page: 248

View: 441

Takes students to the next level in educational theories by giving a clear overview of a selection of thinkers who have offered challenging perspectives on education.
Education

Education: The Basics

Author: Kay Wood

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN:

Category: Education

Page: 192

View: 317

Education: The Basics is a wide ranging introduction to education as an academic subject, taking into account both theory and practice. Covering the study of education as whole, including the schooling system, the nature of knowledge and methods of teaching, this book takes into account the viewpoints of both teachers and pupils within international contexts.
Religion

Gurdjieff: The Key Concepts

Author: Sophia Wellbeloved

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN:

Category: Religion

Page: 304

View: 180

This unique book offers clear definitions of Gurdjieff's teaching terms, placing him within the political, geographic and cultural context of his time. Entries look at diverse aspects of his Work, including: * possible sources in religious, Theosophical, occult, esoteric and literary traditions * the integral relationships between different aspects of the teaching * its internal contradictions and subversive aspects * the derivation of Gurdjieff's cosmological laws and Ennegram * the passive form of "New Work" teaching introduced by Jeanne de Salzmann.