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ERIC Number: EJ1108178
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016
Pages: 4
Abstractor: ERIC
ISSN: ISSN-1350-4622
Response: Ethical and Political Challenges in Environmental and Sustainability Education Research--The Case for "Abnormal Discourse"
Gough, Stephen
Environmental Education Research, v22 n6 p845-848 2016
This paper sets out to draw together a number of themes shared by four papers, three of which appear in this publication [Kopnina and Cherniak; Pashby and Andreotti (see EJ1108094); Sund (see EJ1108100) ; and Van Poeck, Goeminne and Vandenabeele (see EJ1108089)]. The frame of reference employed as a means of relating the papers is Rorty's (1979/2009) concept of "abnormal discourse". For Rorty, the maintenance of challenge to established artefacts of thought that most people consider to be certain, self-evident and beyond question (i.e. challenge to "normal discourse": the terminology is, of course, borrowed from Thomas Kuhn) is crucial, whatever those artefacts of thought happen to be at any particular time and place.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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