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ERIC Number: EJ968450
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2012-May
Pages: 16
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 42
ISSN: ISSN-0309-8249
Education for Citizenship and "Ethical Life": An Exploration of the Hegelian Concepts of "Bildung" and "Sittlichkeit"
Jessop, Sharon
Journal of Philosophy of Education, v46 n2 p287-302 May 2012
The significance of German Romantic and Hegelian philosophy for educational practice is not attended to as much as it deserves to be, both as a matter of historical interest and of current importance. In particular, its role in shaping the thought of John Dewey, whose educational philosophy is of seminal importance for discussions on education for citizenship, is of considerable interest, as recent work by Jim Garrison (2006) and James Good (2006; 2007) has shown. This article focuses on the Hegelian concepts of "Bildung" and "Sittlichkeit" in order to consider how they may illuminate the purpose and practice of education for citizenship through a conceptualisation of the relationship of individual to society, and, specifically, through the idea of cultural induction. The discussion takes as its principal reference point the Scottish policy context. (Contains 18 notes.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom (Scotland)