Paulo Freire

Paulo Freire

Born: September 19, 1921

Died: May 2, 1997

Nationality: Brazilian

Occupation: Educator, author

Biography: Paulo Reglus Neves Freire, Ph.D was a Brazilian educator, philosopher, and influential theorist of critical pedagogy. He is best known for his influential work, Pedagogy of the Oppressed, which is considered one of the foundation texts of the critical pedagogy movement.

Source/Notes: As quoted in: Che Guevara, Paulo Freire, and the Pedagogy of Revolution, edited by Peter McLaren, Rowman & Littlefield, 2000 - ISBN: 9780847695331
Source/Notes: Chapter 1, The Banking Concept of Education - Pedagogia do oprimido (Pedagogy of the Oppressed) (1968, English trans. 1970)

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Source/Notes: Pedagogia do oprimido (Pedagogy of the Oppressed) (1968, English trans. 1970)
Source/Notes: Chapter 1, on the oppressed - Pedagogia do oprimido (Pedagogy of the Oppressed) (1968, English trans. 1970)

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