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What is education?

Author: A J Bartlett; Justin Clemens
Publisher: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, [2017] ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A reconsideration of the philosophical destiny of education What is education? This volume thinks through this question from a range of perspectives unique perspectives. Revealing the contentions and possibilities of a new engagement with the question of education, it will give you new insights into education: what it is, what it is not, and what is to be done about it. At a time when education is so important as to  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: A J Bartlett; Justin Clemens
ISBN: 9780748675326 0748675329 9780748675333 0748675337 9780748675357 0748675353 9780748675340 0748675345
OCLC Number: 1006583810
Description: vii, 279 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Acknowledgments --
Foreword --
Introduction: what is education? A polemical question --
Education: not impossible --
Education and the enclosure of knowledge in the global university --
Knowledge enclosure and university education: notes from 'post-restructured' Bangladesh --
Beyond the human state: Bergson, education and the art of life --
The master and the professor are dead, and I am not feeling well myself --
Herod, the ogre ... and Miss Cooper's rifle: education as a refuge for childhood and the world --
Parlomurs: a dialogue on corruption in education --
When shall we go ...?
Responsibility: edited by A.J. Bartlett and Justin Clemens.

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