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ISBN: 9788175417335(HB)

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About the Book

The field of education has grown enormously. Thinkers on education from East and West continue to enrich the professional literature with their important contribution.

The book covers inspiring thoughts of celebrity philosophers and thinkers on education. It also includes their rich contribution to education as well as their published works. Brief-notes and Name-index of several other thinkers in the field added in the book further enhance its utility. The users may find this reference book useful.

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About Author

J.C. Aggarwal is a former Deputy Director of Education and Executive Director of the Delhi Bureau of Textbooks, Delhi Administration. He worked at the grassroots level as a Post-graduate teacher, principal, plan evaluation officer and educational supervisor and administrator. He also taught in a Postgraduate Teacher Training College. He is widely travelled and has written extensively on education and contemporary issues.

S. Gupta is Post Graduate from Delhi University, Delhi and has been associated with teaching since 1986. She has widely travelled abroad and participated in several seminars. Her latest publication is Education in Emerging India - Teachers' Role in Society. She also has to her credit two co-authored books.


A.N. Whitehead (1861-1974)1
Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865)7
Abul Kalam Azad (1888-1958)9
Annie Besant (1847-1933)13
Aristotle (384-322 B.C.)
Aurobindo Ghose (1872-1950)
.A.P.J. Abdul Kalam (1931- )
B.R. Ambedkar37
Bal Gangadhar Tilak (1856-1920)
Bertrand Russell (1872-1970)
Confucius (551-479 B.C.)
Emile Durkheim (1858-1917)
Erasmus Desiderius (1467-1536)
Frederich August Froebel (1782-1852)
Gijubhai Badheka (1885-1939)
Gopal Krishan Gokhale (1866-1915)
Herbert Spencer (1820-1903)
Immanuel Kant (1724-1804)
Isaacs Susan (1895-1948)
Jan Amos Comenius (1592-1670)
Jawaharlal Nehru (1889-1964)
Jean Jacques Rousseau (1712-1778)
Jiddu Krishnamurti (1895-1986)
John Dewey (1857-1950)
John Henrich Pestalozzi (1746-1827)
K.G. Saiyidain (1904-1971)
Leo Tolstoy (1828-1910)
M.K. Gandhi (1869-1948)
Maria Montessori (1870-1952)
Marshall McLuhan (1971-1980)
Michel De Montaigne (1533-92)
Paramhansa Yogananda (1893-1952)
Paulo Freire (1922-1977)
Plato (427-347 B.C.)
Rabindranath Tagore (1861-1941)
Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, Dr. (1888-1975)
Shankara (Sankara) Acharya (788-820 A.D.)
Socrates (469-399 B.C.)
Swami Dayananda (1825-1883)
Swami Vivekananda (1863-1902)
T.P. Nunn (1870-1944)
Tarabhai Modak (1892-1973)
Zakir Hussain (1897-1969)

Brief Notes: Western and Indian Educational Philosophers and Thinkers

Thinkers on Education in UNESCO Series

Name Index

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