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EDUC 301: History and Philosophy of Education: Philosophers/Philosophies

A guide to aid in the completion of the coursework for History and Philosophy of Education

Educational Philosophers

1. St. Thomas Aquinas                      10. John Dewey

2. Robert M. Hutchins                       11. Richard Rorty

3. Mortimer Adler                              12. Charles Sanders Pierce

4. Plato                                            13. Charles Darwin

5. Jane Roland Martin                        14. Ivan Illich

6. Immanuel Kant                              15. Maxine Greene

7. Aristotle                                        16. John Paul Sartre

8. Alfred North Whitehead                   17. B.F. Skinner

9. John Locke                                    18. Martin Heidegger

                                                         19. Jonathan Kozol

                                                         20. Nel Noddings

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Educational Philosophies

Perennialism (Idealism)

Essentialism (Realism)


Romantic Naturalism

Social Efficiency

Social Reconstructionism