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ERIC Number: EJ1218698
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2019
Pages: 12
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0013-1946
Wendell Berry on Education: A Cultural Inheritance of Care
Schreck, Jane M.
Educational Studies: Journal of the American Educational Studies Association, v55 n3 p315-326 2019
Although recognized for his wisdom on issues of agriculture, ecology, economics, and theology, writer Wendell Berry has been largely ignored for his thinking on education. Yet the same good sense and clear thinking that he applies to other areas of thought can be seen also in his writings on education. This article reviews what scholars have observed about Berry's ideas on education, and then contextualizes his thinking through a comparison with two giants of educational theory: John Dewey and Paulo Freire. Berry's local focus and his emphasis on community and the ecosphere create a vision for education that could lead to a healthier, more peaceable world.
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Language: English
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