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ERIC Number: EJ1144730
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017-Jul
Pages: 14
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0039-3746
From Human-Nature to Cultureplace in Education via an Exploration of Unity and Relation in the Work of Peirce and Dewey
Quay, John
Studies in Philosophy and Education, v36 n4 p463-476 Jul 2017
In outdoor education discourse the notion of relation is often employed to convey basic connections between humanity and nature as human-nature relationships, yet the sense of relation itself is rarely questioned. Drawing on the work of Peirce and Dewey, I explore the ramifications of a more nuanced understanding of relation, specifically how relation works with and within differing senses of unity. These ramifications have consequences for how we understand human-nature relationships, which I argue are better conveyed in terms of culture-place. The various forms of unity described by Peirce inform more nuanced understandings of culture-place as cultureplace, with implications for the notion of transculturality. My specific concern with outdoor education then enables me to show how cultureplace and culture-place may be considered to have relevance pedagogically, especially in relation to dealing with cultural and environmental crises.
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Language: English
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