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ERIC Number: EJ1135182
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017-Feb
Pages: 21
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0309-8249
Epistemology in Excess? A Response to Williams
Siegei, Harvey
Journal of Philosophy of Education, v51 n1 p193-213 Feb 2017
Emma Williams' "In Excess of Epistemology" admirably endeavours to open the way to an account of critical thinking that goes beyond the one I have defended ad nauseum in recent decades by developing, via the work of Charles Taylor and Martin Heidegger, "a radically different conception of thinking and the human being who thinks", one that "does more justice to receptive and responsible conditions of human thought." In this response I hope to show that much of Williams' alternative approach is compatible with my own; that, where incompatible, the alternative is problematic; and, finally, that there is a risk of talking past one another, talking at cross-purposes, that all sides must work to overcome.
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Language: English
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