FYE 1025: Philosophy of Humanistic Education: Socrates to Freire

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Biography in Context
This database gives you a person’s biography but also many articles about them published in academic journals, newspapers, and magazines.

Bailey, R., McCarthy, C., Carr, D., & Barrow, R. (2010). The SAGE handbook of philosophy of education. London, UK: Sage Publications.

Palmer, J.E. (Ed.). Fifty major thinkers on education: From Confucius to Dewey. New York, NY : Routledge, 2001. online and in print.

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To search for biographical information on an educator or philosopher, use the Catalog and search by subject. Be sure to search last name first when you are looking for a person. For example, “Freire, Paulo.”

Last updated November 06, 2013, at 03:54 PM by Chris