Mary Wollstonecraft is indisputably a major thinker in education. Susan Laird's volume offers the most coherent account of Wollstonecraft's educational thought. This work is divided into: Intellectual biography; Critical exposition of Wollstonecraft's work; The reception and influence of Wollstonecraft'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.
Susan Laird is Associate Professor, Educational Leadership and Policy Studies, University of Oklahoma. She is also Immediate Past President, Philosophy of Education Society; Faculty Adviser, Oklahoma Educational Studies Association; and Co-Founder for EDUCATING WOMEN: A Community of Learning & Inquiry into Women, Gender, and Education.