St Thomas Aquinas is indisputably a major thinker in education. Vivian Boland's volume offers the most coherent account of Aquinas' educational thought. This work is divided into: intellectual biography; critical exposition of Aquinas' work; the reception and influence of Aquinas' work; and the relevance of his work today.This volume is part of a major international reference series that provides 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 covered in the series include: Aquinas, Aristotle, Bourdieu, Bruner, Dewey, Foucault, Freire, Holt, Kant, Locke, Montessori, Neill, Newman, Owen, Peters, Piaget, Plato, Rousseau, Steiner, Vygotsky, West and Wollstonecraft.
Vivian Boland OP lectures in theology at St Mary's University College, Twickenham, and at Blackfriars, Oxford.