A History of Pedagogy Through Selected Readings

ANCIENT PEDAGOGY

MOSES (1525-1406 BC)
Anderson, C. E. (2016). Exodus from the Cave: Moses as Platonic Educator. In A. W. Pitts and M. R. Hauge (Eds.), Ancient Education and Early Christianity (pp. 25-39). New York: Bloomsbury Publishing Plc.

OLD TESTAMENT (1446-430 BC)
Guffey, A. R. (2017). Job and the "Mystic's Solution" to Theodicy: Philosophical Paideia and Internalized Apocalypticism in the Testament of Job. In K. M. Hogan, M. Goff and E. Wasserman (Eds.), Pedagogy in Ancient Judaism and Early Christianity (pp. 215-243). Atlanta: SBL Press.

Kugel, J. L. (2017). Ancient Israelite Pedagogy and Its Survival in Second Temple Interpretations of Scripture. In K. M. Hogan, M. Goff and E. Wasserman (Eds.), Pedagogy in Ancient Judaism and Early Christianity (pp. 15-59). Atlanta: SBL Press.

Pouchelle, P. (2017). Kyropaideia versus Paideia Kyriou: The Semantic Transformation of Paideia and Cognates in the Translated Books of the Septuagint. In K. M. Hogan, M. Goff and E. Wasserman (Eds.), Pedagogy in Ancient Judaism and Early Christianity (pp. 101-135). Atlanta: SBL Press.

Timmer, D. (2009). God's Speeches, Job's Responses, and the Problem of Coherence in the Book of Job: Sapiential Pedagogy Revisited. The Catholic Biblical Quarterly 71(2), 286-305.

Zurawski, J. M. (2017). Paideia: A Multifarious and Unifying Concept in the Wisdom of Solomon. In K. M. Hogan, M. Goff and E. Wasserman (Eds.), Pedagogy in Ancient Judaism and Early Christianity (pp. 195-215). Atlanta: SBL Press.

XENOPHON (430-354 BC)
Kidd, S. (2014). Xenophon’s Cynegeticus and its Defense of Liberal Education. Philologus 158(1), 76-96. Doi: 10.1515/phil-2014-0006.

Xenophon. (2001). The Education of Cyrus. New York: Cornell University Press.

PLATO (427-347 BC)
Bruell, C. (1999). On the Socratic Education: An Introduction to the Shorter Platonic Dialogues. New York: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.

Fraenkel, C. (2012). Philosophical Religions from Plato to Spinoza: Reason, Religion, and Autonomy. New York: Cambridge University Press.

Levin, S. B. (2014). Plato’s Rivalry with Medicine: A Struggle and Its Dissolution. New York: Oxford University Press.

Strauss, L. (1998). The Argument and the Action of Plato’s Laws. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press.

ARISTOTLE (383-322 BC)
Aristotle. (2004). The Nicomachean Ethics. London: Penguin Books.

George, M. I. (1993). The Notion of Paideia in Aristotle’s De Partibus Animalium. American Catholic Philosophical Quarterly 67(3), 299-319. Doi: 10.5840/acpq19936737.

Lord, C. (1982). Education and Culture in the Political Thought of Aristotle. New York: Cornell University Press.

CICERO (106-43 BC)
Cicero. (1971). On the Good Life. London: Penguin Books.

Cicero. (2008). On Obligations. New York: Oxford University Press.

PHILO OF ALEXANDRIA (25 BC-50)
Bos, A. P. (2010). Hagar and the Enkyklios Paideia in Philo of Alexandria. In M. Goodman, van Kooten, G. H. and van Ruiten, J. T. A. G. M. (Eds.), Abraham, the Nations, and the Hagarites: Jewish, Christian, and Islamic Perspectives on Kinship with Abraham (pp. 163-177). Leiden, The Netherlands: Brill.

SAINT PAUL (5-67)
Aitken, E. B. (2017). Wily, Wise, and Worldly: Instruction and the Formation of Character in the Epistle to the Hebrews. In K. M. Hogan, M. Goff and E. Wasserman (Eds.), Pedagogy in Ancient Judaism and Early Christianity (pp. 309-323). Atlanta: SBL Press.

Ballard, C. A. (2017). The Mysteries of Paideia: "Mystery" and Education in Plato's Symposium, 4QInstruction, and 1 Corinthians. In K. M. Hogan, M. Goff and E. Wasserman (Eds.), Pedagogy in Ancient Judaism and Early Christianity (pp. 243-283). Atlanta: SBL Press.

Longenecker, R. N. (1982). The Pedagogical Nature Of The Law In Galatians 3:19-4:7. Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society 25(1), 53-61.

Tyler, R. L. (1998). First Corinthians 4:6 and Hellenistic Pedagogy. The Catholic Biblical Quarterly 60(1), 97-103.

Zurawski, J. M. (2017). Mosaic Torah as Encyclical Paideia: Reading Paul’s Allegory of Hagar and Sarah in Light of Philo’s of Alexandria. In K. M. Hogan, M. Goff and E. Wasserman (Eds.), Pedagogy in Ancient Judaism and Early Christianity (pp. 283-309). Atlanta: SBL Press.

SAINT IRENAEUS (130-202)
Bingham, D. J. (2017). Paideia and Polemic in Second-Century Lyons: Irenaeus on Education. In K. M. Hogan, M. Goff and E. Wasserman (Eds.), Pedagogy in Ancient Judaism and Early Christianity (pp. 323-359). Atlanta: SBL Press.

CLEMENT OF ALEXANDRIA (150-215)
Clement of Alexandria. (2008). Christ the Educator. Washington D. C.: The Catholic University of America Press.

LIBANIUS (314-393)
Norman, A. F. (2001). Antioch as a Centre of Hellenic Culture as Observed by Libanius. Liverpool: Liverpool University Press.

THEODORE OF MOPSUESTIA (350-428)
Schwartz, D. L. (2013). Paideia and Cult: Christian Initiation in Theodore of Mopsuestia. Washington D. C.: The Center for Hellenic Studies.

SAINT AUGUSTINE (354-430)
Augustine. (1998). The City of God against the Pagans. New York: Cambridge University Press.

Augustine. (2009). On Christian Doctrine. New York: Dover Publications, Inc.

Clair, J. (2017). On Education, Formation, Citizenship and the Lost Purpose of Learning. New York: Bloomsbury.

POSTCLASSICAL PEDAGOGY

SAINT BENEDICT OF NURSIA (480-543)
St. Benedict. (2015). The Holy Rule of St. Benedict. London: Aeterna Press.

ALCUIN OF YORK (735-804)
Dales, D. (2013). Alcuin: Theology and Thought. Cambridge: James Clarke and Co.

HRABANUS MAURUS (780-856)
Painter, F. V. N. (1905). Great Pedagogical Essays: Plato to Spencer. New York: American Book Company.

SOLOMON IBN GABIROL (1021-1058)
Ibn Gabirol, S. (2007). The Improvement of the Moral Qualities: An Ethical Treatise of the Eleventh Century. Montana: Kessinger Publishing LCC.

BAHYA IBN PAQUDA (1040-1110)
Ibn Paquda, B. (1996). Duties of the Heart. New York: Feldheim Publishers.

MAIMONIDES (1135-1204)
Strauss, L. (1995). Philosophy and Law: Contributions to the Understanding of Maimonides and His Predecessors. New York: State University of New York Press.

YONAH OF GERONA (1200-1263)
Of Gerona, Y. (2014). The Gates of Repentance.New York: Feldheim Publishers.

SAINT THOMAS AQUINAS (1225-1274)
Jones, B. (2014). “Securing the Rational Foundations of Human Living:” The Pedagogical Nature of Human Law in St. Thomas Aquinas. New Blackfriars 96(1065), 602-620. Doi: 10.1111/nbfr.12002.

MODERN PEDAGOGY

MARTIN LUTHER (1483-1546)
Dawson, C. (2010). The Crisis of Western Education. Washington D. C.: The Catholic University of America Press.

Painter, F. V. N. (1889). Luther on Education: Including a Historical Introduction and A Translation of the Reformer's Two Most Important Educational Treatises. Missouri: Concordia Publishing House.

JEAN CALVIN (1509-1564)
Blacketer, R. A. (2006). The School of God: Pedagogy and Rhetoric in Calvin’s Interpretation of Deuteronomy. Dordrecht, The Netherlands: Springer.

MICHEL DE MONTAIGNE (1533-1592)
Hansen, D. T. (2002). Well-Formed, Not Well-Filled: Montaigne and the Paths of Personhood. Educational Theory 52(2), 127-154. Doi: 10.1111/j.1741-5446.2002.00127.x.

JOHANN AMOS COMENIUS (1592-1670)
Pikkarainen, E. (2012). Signs of Reality: The Idea of General Bildung by J. A. Comenius. In P. Siljander, A. Kivelä and A. Sutinen (Eds.), Theories of Bildung and Growth: Connections and Controversies Between Continental Educational Thinking and American Pragmatism (pp. 19-31). Rotterdam, The Netherlands: Sense Publishers.

BARUCH SPINOZA (1632-1677)
Fraenkel, C., Garber, D., & Nadler, S. (2008). Could Spinoza Have Presented the Ethics as the True Content of the Bible? Oxford Studies in Early Modern Philosophy 4, 1-50.

JOHN LOCKE (1632-1704)
Locke, J. (2007). Some Thoughts Concerning Education. New York: Dover Publications, Inc.

MOSES HAYYIM LUZZATTO (1707-1746)
Luzzatto, M. H. (2010). Mesillat Yesharim: The Path of the Upright. Philadelphia: The Jewish Publication Society.

JEAN-JACQUES ROUSSEAU (1712-1778)
Rousseau, J. (1979). Emile or On Education. US: Basic Books.

CLAUDE ADRIEN HELVÉTIUS (1715-1771)
Cumming, I. (1998). Helvetius: His Life and Place in the History of Educational Thought. UK: Routledge.

HYACINTHE SIGISMOND GERDIL (1718-1802)
Frank, W. A. (2007). Hyacinth Gerdil's "Anti-Emile": A Prophetic Moment in the Philosophy of Education. The Review of Metaphysics 61(2), 237-261.

Gerdil, H. S. (2011). The Anti-Emile: Reflections on the Theory and Practice of Education against the Principles of Rousseau. Indiana: St. Augustine’s Press.

IMMANUEL KANT (1724-1804)
Giesinger, J. (2011). Kant’s Account of Moral Education. Educational Philosophy and Theory 44(7), 775-786. Doi: 10.1111/j.1469-5812.2011.00754.x.

Munzel, G. F. (2012). Kant’s Conception of Pedagogy: Toward Education for Freedom. Illinois: Northwestern University Press.

JOHANN HEINRICH PESTALOZZI (1746-1827)
Compayré, G. (1890). The History of Pedagogy. Massachusetts: D. C. Heath and Company.

FRIEDRICH SCHILLER (1759-1805)
Hohr, H. (2010). Does beauty matter in education? Friedrich Schiller’s neo-humanistic approach. Journal of Curriculum Studies 34(1), 59-75. Doi: 10.1080/00220270010029771.

JOSEPH JACOTOT (1770-1840)
Rancière, J. (1991). The Ignorant Schoolmaster: Five Lessons in Intellectual Emancipation. California: Stanford University Press.

JOHAN FRIEDRICH HERBART (1776-1841)
Siljander, P. (2012). Educability and Bildung in Herbart’s Theory of Education. In P. Siljander, A. Kivelä and A. Sutinen (Eds.), Theories of Bildung and Growth: Connections and Controversies Between Continental Educational Thinking and American Pragmatism (pp. 87-107). Rotterdam, The Netherlands: Sense Publishers.

FRIEDRICH FRÖBEL (1782-1852)
Fröbel, F. (2005). The Education of Man. New York: Dover Publications, Inc.

JOHN HENRY NEWMAN (1801-1890)
Mulcahy, D. G. (2008). Newman’s Theory of a Liberal Education: A Reassessment and its Implications. Journal of Philosophy of Education 42(2), 219-231. Doi: 10.1111/j.1467-9752.2008.00624.x.

Newman, J. H. (1955). On the Scope and Nature of University Education. London: J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd.

ALEXIS DE TOCQUEVILLE (1805-1859)
Blits, J. H. (1997). Tocqueville on Democratic Education: The Problem of Public Passivity. Educational Theory 47(1), 15-30. Doi: 10.1111/j.1741-5446.1997.00015.x.

JOHANN KARL FRIEDRICH ROSENKRANZ (1805-1879)
Rosenkranz, J. K. F. (1899). The Philosophy of Education. New York: D. Appleton and Company.

SAINT JOHN BOSCO (1815-1888)
Avallone, P. (1977). Reason, Religion, Kindness: The Educational Method of St. John Bosco. Bolton, UK: Don Bosco Publications.

HENRI BERGSON (1859-1941)
Gunter, P. A. Y. (1995). Bergson’s Philosophy of Education. Educational Theory 45(3), 379-394. Doi: 10.1111/j.1741-5446.1995.00379.x.

JOHN DEWEY (1859-1952)
Bellmann, J. & Su, H. (2017). Democracy and Bildung/Erziehung – Towards a Universal Theory of Education. Education Sciences 7(1). Doi: 10.3390/educsci7010005.

Watt, J. (1989). Individualism and Educational Theory. Dordrecht, The Netherlands: Kluwer Academic Publishers.

MIGUEL DE UNAMUNO (1864-1936)
Willers, J. C. (1965). Unamuno Centennial. Educational Theory 15(4), 317-326. Doi: 10.1111/j.1741-5446.1965.tb00228.x.

HERMAN NOHL (1879-1960)
Nohl, H. (1933). Handbuch der Pädagogik. Sachsen, Germany: Beltz.

JACQUES MARITAIN (1882-1973)
Maritain, J. (1967). The Education of Man. Indiana: The University of Notre Dame Press.

CLIVE STAPLES LEWIS (1898-1963)
Lewis, C. S. (2001). The Abolition of Man. Michigan: Zondervan.

SAINT JOHN PAUL II (1920-2005)
Farey, C., Linnig, W. & Paruch, J. (2011). The Pedagogy of God: Its Centrality in Catechesis and Catechist Formation. Ohio: Emmaus Road Publishing.

St. John Paul II. (2014). Catechesi Tradendae: On Catechesis in Our Time. New Hampshire: Sophia Institute Press.

Rynio, A. (2012). Topicality of John Paul II’s Pedagogical Message. The Journal of Theology, Education, Canon Law, and Social Studies Inspired by Pope John Paull II 2(1). Doi: 10.15633/pch.877.

PAULO FREIRE (1921-1997)
Freire, P. (2000). Pedagogy of the Oppressed. New York: Bloomsbury Publishing Plc.

Leopando, I. (2017). A Pedagogy of Faith: The Theological Vision of Freire Paulo. New York: Bloomsbury Publishing Plc.

Lombardo, L. X. & Polonko, K. A. (2015). Peace Education and Childhood. Journal of Peace Education 12(2), 182-203. Doi: 10.1080/17400201.2015.1046424.

IVAN ILLICH (1926-2002)
Illich, I. (1995). Deschooling Society. New York: Marion Boyars.

Kahn, R. (2010). Critical Pedagogy, Ecoliteracy, and Planetary Crisis: The Ecopedagogy Movement. New York: Peter Lang Publishing Inc.

KLAUS MOLLENHAUER (1928-1998)
Mollenhauer, K. (2013). Forgotten Connections: On culture and upbringing. New York: Routledge.