Mary Wollstonecraft

by Susan Laird

Part of the Continuum Library of Educational Thought Series

Mary Wollstonecraft Synopsis

Mary Wollstonecraft is indisputably a major thinker in education. Susan Laird's volume offers the most coherent account of Wollstonecraft's educational thought. This work is divided into: Intellectual biography; Critical exposition of Wollstonecraft's work; The reception and influence of Wollstonecraft's work; and, The relevance of the work today.This is a major international reference series providing comprehensive accounts of the work of seminal educational thinkers from a variety of periods, disciplines and traditions. It is the most ambitious and prestigious such project ever published - a definitive resource for at least a generation. The thinkers include: Aquinas, Aristotle, Bourdieu, Bruner, Dewey, Foucault, Freire, Holt, Kant, Locke, Montessori, Neill, Newman, Owen, Peters, Piaget, Plato, Rousseau, Steiner, Vygotsky, West and Wollstonecraft.

Book Information

ISBN: 9780826484147
Publication date: 15th March 2008
Author: Susan Laird
Publisher: Continuum International Publishing Group Ltd. an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 240 pages
Categories: Philosophy & theory of education, Reference works,

About Susan Laird

Susan Laird is Associate Professor, Educational Leadership and Policy Studies, University of Oklahoma. She is also Immediate Past President, Philosophy of Education Society; Faculty Adviser, Oklahoma Educational Studies Association; and Co-Founder for EDUCATING WOMEN: A Community of Learning & Inquiry into Women, Gender, and Education.

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