QuestionsDefinition of Education by Different Authors or What is Education according to Philosophers?
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Different educationists have explained the term ‘education’ according to the need. Various educationists have given their views on education. Some important definitions are:
  1.  Mahatma Gandhi – “By education, I mean an all-round drawing out of the best in man-body, mind, and spirit.”
  2. Rabindranath Tagore – “Education enables the mind to find out the ultimate truth, which gives us the wealth of inner light and love and gives significance to life.”
  3. Dr, Zakir Husain – “Education is the process of the individual mind, getting to its full possible development.”
  4. Swami Vivekananda – “Education is the manifestation of divine perfection already existing in man.”
  5. Aristotle – “Education is the creation of sound mind in a sound body.”
  6. Rousseau – “Education is the child’s development from within.”
  7. Herbert Spencer– “Education is complete living.”
  8. Plato – “Education is the capacity to feel pleasure and pain at the right moment.”
  9. Aristotle – “Education is the creation of a sound mind in a sound body.”
  10. Pestalozzi – “Education is natural, harmonious and progressive development of man’s innate powers.”