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ERIC Number: EJ944092
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Nov
Pages: 16
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 30
ISSN: ISSN-0039-3746
Kierkegaard, Seduction, and Existential Education
Saeverot, Herner
Studies in Philosophy and Education, v30 n6 p557-572 Nov 2011
This article aims at making a case for the role of seduction in existential education, that is, education that focuses on the pupil's life choices. First, the article attempts to show that the relationship between the teacher and the pupil can be understood as a form of seduction. Secondly, the article examines how such a relationship functions in practice. Thirdly, the article warns against dangerous aspects related to seduction, and lastly, the article offers five conditions for how seduction can be used in a justifiable manner in existential education. (Contains 5 footnotes.)
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Language: English
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