This work by Jean Jacques Rousseau probably represents the single greatest work in defining what we would call education today.
As a psychologist AND as a dad / this is an essential resource and ought to be read by anyone who studies childhood or works professionally with children and parents.
The introduction by P.D. Jimack is interesting and well written, helping the reader to have some perspective before reading the text.
Although Rousseau did not educate none of their children dares to write about the education of children. At the time his ideas were advanced. Read morePublished 16 months ago by Eric Mascarin Perigault
Solid book, just a little repetitive. It provides you with a great insight into education according to Rousseau. Read itPublished 23 months ago by Steve
another great book by Rousseau. He was way ahead of his time, however his common sense is even more important in today's worldPublished 24 months ago by Amazon Customer
Is a cornerstone of modern pedagogics - I do not recall who wrote that "modern educational philosophy is a series of footnotes to Emile", but I agree with this statement.Published on March 27, 2013 by Dr. Michael J. Storek
This book was very helpful. Was required reading for a Children's Literature class. Educational theories were an element of the subject covered. Great source!Published on March 1, 2013 by Beverly A McDaniel