Jerome Bruner (Continuum Library of Educational Thought v. 3)

Jerome Bruner (Continuum Library of Educational Thought v. 3)

By: David Olson (author)Hardback

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Jerome Bruner is indisputably a major thinker in education. David Olson's volume offers the most coherent account of Bruner's educational thought. This work is divided into: intellectual biography; critical exposition of Bruner's work; the reception and influence of Bruner's work; the relevance of the work today; and excerpts from an interview with Jerome Bruner.This volume is part of 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.

About Author

David R. Olson is University Professor Emeritus of the OISE/University of Toronto, Canada. He is author of The World on Paper (CUP, 1994) and Psychological Theory and Educational Reform: How School Remakes Mind and Society (CUP, 2003). He and Nancy Torrance are coeditors of the forthcoming Cambridge Handbook of Literacy.


Intellectual biography; Critical exposition of the thinker's work; The reception and influence of the work; The relevance of the work today; Bibliography; Index.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780826484024
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 240
  • ID: 9780826484024
  • ISBN10: 0826484026

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