Fifty Major Thinkers on Education From Confucius to Dewey

ISBN-10: 0415231264

ISBN-13: 9780415231268

Edition: 2001

Authors: Joy A. Palmer, Liora Bresler, David Cooper

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This work presents concise, accessible summaries of the great educators of the past. Covering a time-span from 500 BC to the early 20th century, the book includes profiles of Augustine, Dewey, Erasmus, Gandhi, Montessori, Plato and Steiner.
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List price: $33.95
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 11/9/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 272
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.012
Language: English

David K.C. Cooper, MD, PhD, FRCS,is a heart transplant surgeon and researcher. He completed his medical education at the University of London, then trained in general surgery and heart surgery in the U.K. with periods of research at Harvard, Cambridge, and London. In the late 1970s, he was a member of the team that performed the first successful series of heart transplants in the U.K. In 1980, Dr. Cooper was appointed to the faculty of the University of Cape Town Medical School in South Africa, where he had responsibility for the heart transplant program under Prof. Christiaan Barnard. In 1987 he moved to Oklahoma City, where he continued his work in heart transplantation and research, and later accepted a research appointment at Harvard Medical School. During this time, he began meeting the pioneer surgeons who make up the personalities profiled in his book,Daring Young Men. Dr. Cooper has published almost 500 medical and scientific papers and chapters, and has edited or co-edited six major textbooks. He holds three doctorate degrees, and is a fellow of both the Royal College of Surgeons of England and the American College of Surgeons. He is now director of a research group at the Thomas E. Starzl Transplantation Institute at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, where he also is a professor of surgery.

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Notes on contributors
Confucius, Socrates
Plato, Aristotle
Jesus of Nazareth
Saint Augustine
Ibn Tufayl
Erasmus, Comenius
John Locke
John Wesley
Jean-Jacques Rousseau
Immanuel Kant
Johann Heinrich Pestalozzi
Mary Wollstonecraft
Johann Gottlieb Fichte
Wilhelm von Humboldt
Johann Friedrich Herbart
Friedrich Wilhelm Froebel
John Henry Newman
John Stuart Mill
Charles Darwin
John Ruskin
Herbert Spencer
Matthew Arnold
Thomas Henry Huxley
Louisa May Alcott
Samuel Butler
Robert Morant
Eugenio Maris de Hostos
Friedrich Nietzsche
Alfred Binet
Emile Durkheim
Anna Julia Haywood Cooper
John Dewey
Jane Addams
Rudolf Steiner
Rabindranath Tagore
Alfred North Whitehead
Emile Jaques-Dalcroze
William Edward Burghardt Du Bois
M K Ghandhi
Maria Montessori
Bertrand Russell
E L Thorndike
Martin Buber
Jose Ortega y Gasset
Cyril Lodovic Burt<$$$>
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