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ERIC Number: EJ1058447
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015-May
Pages: 14
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 64
ISSN: ISSN-1356-336X
Physical Education as an Aesthetic-Ethical Educational Project
Ávila da Costa, Luísa; McNamee, Michael; Lacerda, Teresa Oliveira
European Physical Education Review, v21 n2 p162-175 May 2015
Commencing with a discussion of the various conceptions of education for the development of humanity, this essay articulates four essential vectors of educational processes--epistemic, ethical, aesthetic, and political, as they are instantiated in Physical Education. Drawing on philosophical literature, it is argued that the sporting activities that typically comprise physical educational curricula can afford opportunities to experience and to open the athletic self to epistemic, political and especially aesthetic notions, and not merely ethical ones, as recent scholarship has tended to focus on. This essay explores the four vectors in the context of the modern urban self.
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Language: English
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