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Nixon, Jon – Journal of Educational Administration and History, 2016
This paper provides an introduction to the enduring friendship between Hannah Arendt and Karl Jaspers. It shows how their intellectual development as public educators was sustained by their ongoing dialogue which flourished not in spite of but because of their huge differences of circumstance and personality. This friendship between two renowned…
Descriptors: Friendship, Intellectual Development, Higher Education, Letters (Correspondence)
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Kreber, Carolin – Educational Philosophy and Theory, 2016
Recent reform initiatives calling for "civic" ("public-good" or "democratic") professionalism can be seen as a response to the widely reported decline in public trust in the professions and an attempt to partially remedy this problem through a more publically engaged professionalism. The author draws on the political…
Descriptors: Philosophy, Political Attitudes, Freedom, Labor
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Restaino, Jessica – Composition Forum, 2014
This essay considers the long-standing challenges, in both practice and theory, to collaborative writing in the first-year classroom. I argue that Hannah Arendt's concepts of plurality and natality are useful frameworks for thinking constructively and practically about teaching argumentative writing through collaboration. I explore these…
Descriptors: Collaborative Writing, Freshman Composition, Philosophy, Persuasive Discourse
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Engels-Schwarzpaul, A.-Chr. – Educational Philosophy and Theory, 2015
When postgraduate researchers' interests lie outside the body(ies) of knowledge with which their supervisors are familiar, different supervisory approaches are called for. In such situations, questions concerning the appropriateness of traditional models arise, which almost invariably involve a budding candidate's relationship with a…
Descriptors: Supervisors, Graduate Students, Creative Activities, Supervisor Supervisee Relationship