John Locke is indisputably a major thinker in education. Alexander Moseley's volume offers the most coherent account of Locke's educational thought. This work is divided into: intellectual biography, critical exposition of Locke's work, and the reception and influence of Locke'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.
Alexander Moseley runs a private educational service and is one of the editors of The Internet Encyclopaedia of Philosophy. He has taught philosophy at the universities of Stirling, Edinburgh and Evansville.