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ERIC Number: EJ438517
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1991
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ISSN: ISSN-0013-2004
Ironic Schooling: Socrates, Pragmatism and the Higher Learning.
Neiman, Alven
Educational Theory, v41 n4 p371-84 Fall 1991
Explores characterizations of Socrates' nature as they imply notions of liberal education, arguing for an ironic view of schooling; discusses elements of liberal education in the tradition of the pragmatic, not the Platonic, Socrates and reviews Rorty's essays on education and irony, noting how essential irony is in education. (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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