Historical and Philosophical Foundations of Education: A Biographical Introduction - Part I Summary & Analysis

Gerald L. Gutek
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Part I Summary and Analysis

Chapters 1- 5 present the overview of Gutek's approach and the educators' history and times from Confucius through Plato, Aristotle and Quintilian.

Chapter 1 Educational Biography and the Historical and Philosophical Foundations of Education

Gerald L Gutek wrote this updated Fourth Edition of Historical and Philosophical Foundations of Education: A Biographical Introduction in 2005, from thirty years of teaching history and philosophy of education at major universities. This work effectively presents his idea "educational biography is a valuable, powerful, but too-often neglected" learning tool about how education and transforming events and trends are interconnected through history and the world. Educators are discussed in their historical context with relevant trends and conditions. Gutek assumes educators interacted with culture that influenced development of educational ideas with significance. Gutek begins with ancient Confucius and Greco-Romans Plato, Aristotle and Quintilian and then discusses medievalists Aquinas and...

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