This is a comprehensive book covering (i) Principles of Education,
(ii) Philosophy of Education (Both Western and Indian), and (iii) Sociology of Education. It covers the syllabi of all the Indian Universities for the paper Principles of Education for B.Ed., and M.Ed. classes.
The book has been presented in an analytical style. The conclusions on controversial subjects have been arrived at through a synthetic approach. Subject matter has been drawn from authentic books by Western and Indian authors. Language of treatment has been kept as simple as possible. Examples have been drawn from the Indian context. Thus, the authors have left no stone unturned to make this book an authentic textbook on the subject.
Dr. Soti Shivendra Chandra, M.A., M.Ed., Ph.D., is Principal of the S.S. Post-graduate College, Shahjahanpur, Rohilkhand University. He has been teaching under-graduate and post-graduate students of education. Besides participating in many seminars and contributing many research papers, Dr. Soti has held several important positions at the university level. He has been co-author with Dr. Ram Nath Sharma in several books on Education including Sri Aurobindo's Philosophy of Education.
Dr. Rajendra Kumar Sharma (born 1962), M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D., U.G.C. Research Fellow, Panjab University, Chandigarh (1985-1988), worked in I.C.S.S.R. Sponsored Project (1987) on 'Overseas Indian Entrepreneurs in Kenya'. He is LMI : Indian Sociological Society, Uttar Pradesh Samaj Shastra Parishad, Indian Research Association, U.P. Darshan Parishad. He is author of dozens of papers and books on Sociology both in Hindi and English. Dr. Sharma has utilised his experience of teaching Sociology to Post-graduate and Under-graduate students for writing ideal textbooks both in Hindi and English on almost all the papers taught in this subject at Indian Universities. He taught at N.A.S. P.G. College, Meerut (1987-1991). At present he is Lecturer at N.R.E.C. (P.G.) College, Ch. Charan Singh University