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ERIC Number: EJ640411
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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ISSN: ISSN-0260-1370
What Do We Mean by Lifelong Learning and Knowledge?
Gustavsson, Bernt
International Journal of Lifelong Education, v21 n1 p13-23 Jan-Feb 2002
In the last 20 years, the concepts of lifelong learning and knowledge have been expressed in economic terms, losing their humanistic and democratic content. To broaden the concept beyond theoretical-scientific knowledge, phronesis (practical wisdom) is defined as the ability to meet concrete situations with sensitivity and imagination, a concept employing human abilities more fully. (SK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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