Skip to content

Getting It Wrong from the Beginning Our Progressivist Inheritance from Herbert Spencer, John Dewey, and Jean Piaget

Spend $50 to get a free DVD!

ISBN-10: 0300094337

ISBN-13: 9780300094336

Edition: 2002

Authors: Kieran Egan

List price: $32.00
Blue ribbon 30 day, 100% satisfaction guarantee!
Out of stock
what's this?
Rush Rewards U
Members Receive:
Carrot Coin icon
XP icon
You have reached 400 XP and carrot coins. That is the daily max!


In this study, educational theorist Kieran Egan argues that the ideas upon which public education was founded in the last half of the 19th century were wrong. He explains how we have come to take mistaken concepts about education for granted and why this dooms our attempts at educational reform.
Customers also bought

Book details

List price: $32.00
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publication date: 8/11/2002
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 224
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

Kieran Egan, originally from Clonmel, Ireland, has published sixteen academic books. He holds two Ph.D.s in education, from Stanford & Cornell. He is a professor at Simon Fraser University & lives in Vancouver, British Columbia.

The Strange Case of Herbert Spencer
Learning According to Nature's Plan
Development, Progress, and the Biologized Mind
The Useful Curriculum
Research Has Shown That ...