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O'Donoghue, Dónal – Studies in Art Education: A Journal of Issues and Research in Art Education, 2015
This article considers the turn to experience in contemporary art and examines its potentiality for thinking art education differently. This project should not be mistaken for what Hannah Arendt (1968) identified as "the extraordinary enthusiasm for what is new" (p. 176). Rather, its purpose is to pursue another possibility for art…
Descriptors: Art Education, Art Teachers, Experience, Philosophy
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Assiter, Alison – Educational Theory, 2013
A recent report on the UK's higher education system by Lord John Browne exemplifies the dominant trend in education policy initiatives toward a focus on education primarily for employment and for the acquisition of skills. In this essay, Alison Assiter argues that such an entrepreneurial approach neglects essential aspects of the processes of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Philosophy, Educational Trends, Educational Policy
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Jones, Rachel – Journal of Philosophy of Education, 2014
This article considers a range of responses to Plato's "Symposium," paying particular attention to Diotima's speech on eros and philosophy. It argues that Diotima's teachings contain resources for a relational pedagogy, but that these resources come more sharply into focus when Plato's text is read through the lens of…
Descriptors: Philosophy, Instruction, Relationship, Educational Philosophy
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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
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Echeverria, Eugenio; Hannam, Patricia – Journal of Pedagogy, 2013
In a time of advancing neoliberal educational practice globally (e.g. Roxborough, 1997, McCafferty, 2010), in the provision of public sector education as well as in assumptions regarding public educational purposes and curriculum development; this paper looks to a broader definition of education (e.g. Biesta, 2009). The authors argue that…
Descriptors: Neoliberalism, Philosophy, Inquiry, Praxis
Jacoby, Russell – Chronicle of Higher Education, 2006
A street is named after her. Back-to-back conferences celebrate her. New books champion her. Hannah Arendt has joined the small world of philosophical heroes. During her life, she received honorary degrees from Princeton, Smith, and other colleges and universities. Denmark awarded her its Sonning Prize for "commendable work that benefits European…
Descriptors: Reputation, Authors, Philosophy, Criticism
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Lukenchuk, Anotonina – Philosophical Studies in Education, 2009
This article considers the notion of service-learning (SL) as essentially different from other similar activities, such as philanthropy, charity, voluntarism, or a single act of kindness which are "one-way" socially engaged activities. Service-learning is different because it necessarily entails reciprocity and mutuality which are "two-way"…
Descriptors: Altruism, Service Learning, Professional Services, Private Financial Support
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Vansieleghem, Nancy – Journal of Philosophy of Education, 2005
In this paper I want to analyse the meaning of education for democracy and thinking as this is generally understood by Philosophy for Children. Although we may be inclined to applaud Philosophy for Children's emphasis on children, critical thinking, autonomy and dialogue, there is reason for scepticism too. Since we are expected as a matter of…
Descriptors: Democracy, Philosophy, Thinking Skills, Democratic Values
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Gordon, Haim – Educational Forum, 1988
Discusses Hannah Arendt's belief that Nazi Adolf Eichmann's crimes stem from his failure to think. States that educators in a democracy must teach students to think about political and social issues. Covers methods of teaching thinking (as differentiated from problem solving) and dangers of a political realm without thinking citizens. (CH)
Descriptors: Bureaucracy, Dogmatism, Foreign Countries, Nazism
Murchland, Bernard, Ed. – 1991
This book is a collection of essays on political education for democratic citizenship in higher education developed out of meetings over 5 years of a small group of faculty, administrators and students who gathered to discuss the way academia was educating young people for political responsibility. Following a foreword and an introduction by…
Descriptors: Citizen Participation, Citizenship, Citizenship Education, Citizenship Responsibility
Oliker, Michael A., Ed. – 2001
This proceedings of the Midwest Philosophy of Education Society contain two presidential addresses: "Separating School and State: An Analytical Polemic" (D. G. Smith); and "'Whither Now, Alfonse?': Beyond the Polemic (A Response to Smith)" (J. M. Fennell). The Proceedings contains the following papers from the 1999 meeting:…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Fairy Tales, Higher Education, Multicultural Education
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