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ERIC Number: EJ891178
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Aug
Pages: 17
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 15
ISSN: ISSN-0013-1857
Settling No Conflict in the Public Place: Truth in Education, and in Rancierean Scholarship
Bingham, Charles
Educational Philosophy and Theory, v42 n5-6 p649-665 Aug 2010
This essay offers an educational understanding of truth deriving from the work of Jacques Ranciere. Unlike other educational accounts--the traditional, progressive, and critical accounts--of truth that take education as a way of approaching pre-existing truths (or lack of pre-existing truths), this essay establishes an account of truth that is intrinsic to education. It uses Ranciere's language theory to do so, showing that Ranciere's own perspective on truth is in fact opposed to the one so often promoted in and through education. To conclude, the essay explores what Ranciere's perspective on truth means to the educational researcher who would write on Ranciere's work.
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Language: English
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