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ERIC Number: EJ983486
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2012-Nov
Pages: 13
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 51
ISSN: ISSN-0013-1857
Daisaku Ikeda and Value-Creative Dialogue: A New Current in Interculturalism and Educational Philosophy
Goulah, Jason
Educational Philosophy and Theory, v44 n9 p997-1009 Nov 2012
This article focuses on Daisaku Ikeda's (1928- ) philosophy and practice of intercultural dialogue--what I call "value-creative dialogue"--as a new current in interculturalism and educational philosophy and theory. I use excerpts from Ikeda's writings to consider two aspects of his approach to dialogue. First, I locate his approach philosophically in Buddhism; in the examples of dialogue modeled by Ikeda's mentor, Josei Toda (1900-1958), and by Toda's mentor, Tsunesaburo Makiguchi (1871-1944); and in Makiguchi's theory of value creation (soka) and value-creating pedagogy. Second, I consider the multiple and value-creative levels Ikeda's dialogues play. I conclude with implications of value-creative dialogue in education in general and bilingual-bicultural education in particular. (Contains 3 notes.)
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Language: English
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