updated 9/23/14
Using the Gallery of Educational Theorists
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Everyone analyzed in this gallery has had his or her theories investigated in eight areas of concern (click hyperlink for explanation of term):

What is Worth Knowing?
What is Knowledge?
What is the Human Being?
What is Learning?

How is Knowledge to be Transmitted?
What is Society?
Who is to Have the Opportunity?
What is Consensus?

These areas are the topical headings from sections of A Survey Of Attitudes And Beliefs About Education (download) available on this site, which the reader can self-administer.

By using the synoptic form, also available on this siteas Synopsis of The Educational Theory of ... (download)
the information from the survey will approximate in form the synopses to be found in the gallery. This enables an easy contrast and comparison between one's own personal theory of education and any of the gallery entries.


Gallery of Synopses

Adler, Mortimer

Alcott, A. Bronson

Anthony, Susan B.

Apple, Michael

Aquinas, Thomas

Aristotle

Augustine

Bagley, William

Bantock, Geoffrey

Barzun, Jacques

Basedow, Johann

Bennis, Warren

Bestor, Arthur

Bethune, M. McCloud

Bloom, Allan

Bloom, Benjamin

Bourdieu, Pierre

Bowles, Herbert

Brameld, Theodore

Bruner, Jerome

Buber, Martin

Buddha, Gautama

Calvin, John

Carver, G. W.

Chomsky, Noam

Cicero

Comenius, Johann

Comte, Auguste

Conant, James

Confucius

Counts, George S.

Descartes

De La Salle, J. B.

Dewey

DuBois, W. E. B.

Edelman, M. W.

Engles, Friedrich

Erasmus

Fichte

Flexner, A

Franklin, Benjamin

Fourier, Charles

Freire, Paulo

Froebel, Friedrich

Gadamer, Hans-Georg

Gandhi

Gardner, Howard (I).

Gardner, Howard (II).

Gilligan, Carole

Greene, Maxine

Habermas, Jurgen

Hall, G. Stanley

Harris, William T.

Hegel

Herbart

Hirsch, E. D.

Hitler

Hobbes

Hume

Hutchins, R.(vI & vII)

Illich, Ivan

Jefferson, Thomas

Johnson, Lyndon B.

Kierkegaard

Kilpatrick, Wm. Heard

Kirk, Russell

Kohl, Herbert

Kohn, Alfie

Kohlberg, Laurence

Kozol, Jonathan

Lancaster, Joseph

La Salle, J. B. de

Lenin

Locke, John

Loyola, Ignatius

Luther, Martin

Makarenko, Anton

Mann, Horace

Maritain, Jacques

Marx, Karl

Maslow, Abraham

McClelland, D

Melanchthon, Philip

Mill, John Stuart

Montessori

Mulcaster, Richard.

Neill, A. S

Nietzsche

Noddings, Nel

Oakeshott, Michael

Owen, Robert

Perkins, D

Pestalozzi, Johann

Piaget, Jean

Plato

Quintilian

Ricoeur, Paul

Rousseau, J. J.

Russell, Bertrand

Sartre, Jean Paul

Schlechty, Phillip

Shakespeare

Sizer, Theodore

Skinner, B. F.

Socrates

Soyinka

Spencer, H.

Stanton, Eliz. Cady

Sternberg

Tyler, Ralph

Vygotsky

Washington, B. T.

West, Cornell

White, A. D.

Whitehead, A. N.

See also related articles pertaining to:
The relationship between philosophy and education
The ISM's, constructivism, etc.: are they philosophies?
How curriculum relates to philosophy of education

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