ERIC Number: EJ872755
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Mar
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 22
Badiou, Pedagogy and the Arts
Peterson, Thomas E.
Educational Philosophy and Theory, v42 n2 p159-176 Mar 2010
The essay distils from Badiou's writing a pedagogy based on his theories of knowledge and truth, as brought to bear on poetry and the arts. By following Badiou's implicit ontology of learning, which presupposes a dynamic and passionate engagement with a concrete situation, the essay argues that Badiou's view of modernity, in particular, contributes greatly to the educational topic, and offers an alternative teaching paradigm to the outmoded schools of criticism of the 20th century. It also argues that the concept of universalism in education, as against identitarian particularism, is further evinced from a discussion of Badiou's study of St. Paul.
Descriptors: Learning Theories, Poetry, Art, Teaching Methods, Educational Philosophy, Criticism, Ethics
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