About the Book :
This book has brought out the basic essentials of education that some of the great educational thinkers of the West have advocated for reforms of education in their respective lands of birth. Needless to add that what they have said is applicable for all countries of the world. It is therefore, that that the ideas of these thinkers have influenced the existing shapes of education not only in their own countries, but also all over the world. In many respects they may be regarded as some of the great makers of the modern western civilization. As a result, this book is likely to be very interesting to all the lovers of modern education. The educational thinkers discussed herein are generally taught to graduate and post graduate students as an essential part of their courses in Educational Philosophy or Western Educational Philosophy. So this book is likely to be of great academic interest to such students of education.
About Author :
S.P. Chaube received his M.A. from Banaras and M. Ed. from Allahabad. For doing research for a doctorate degree, Dr. Chaube was appointed in 1950 a fellow by the University of Indiana, Bloomington, U.S.A. which conferred on him the degree of Doctor of Education in 1952. As a mark of his contributions in education in India, Dr. Chaube was decorated with the G.J. Watumull Memorial Award in Education in 1963 by a board of international judges. Lucknow University conferred on him its D. Litt. Degree in 1965. He was also awarded by this University the Banerji Research Prize in 1965 for producing the best research work of the year. After teaching at the University of Lucknow, Dr. Chaube joined Gorakhpur University from where he retired as a Professor of Education & Dean, Faculty of Education in 1979. He has more than 50 books to his credit both in Hindi and English under these two discipline.
Akhilesh Chaube, b. 1952, M. Sc. (Botany), M.Ed., M. Phil. & Ph. D., University teaching experience of two decades. Currently, Reader in Education at the University of Lucknow.