Beyond Liberal Education: Essays in Honour of Paul H Hirst [NOOK Book]

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This collection of essays by philosophers and educationalists of international reputation, all published here for the first time, celebrates Paul Hirst's professional career. The introductory essay by Robin Barrow and Patricia White outlines Paul Hirst's career and maps the shifts in his thought about education, showing how his views on teacher education, the curriculum and educational aims are interrelated. Contributions from leading names in British and American philosophy of education cover themes ranging from...
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Beyond Liberal Education: Essays in Honour of Paul H Hirst

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Overview

This collection of essays by philosophers and educationalists of international reputation, all published here for the first time, celebrates Paul Hirst's professional career. The introductory essay by Robin Barrow and Patricia White outlines Paul Hirst's career and maps the shifts in his thought about education, showing how his views on teacher education, the curriculum and educational aims are interrelated. Contributions from leading names in British and American philosophy of education cover themes ranging from the nature of good teaching to Wittgensteinian aesthetics. The collection concludes with a paper in which Paul Hirst sets out his latest views on the nature of education and its aims. The book also includes a complete bibliography of works by Hirst and a substantial set of references to his writing.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781134871605
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 1/11/2013
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 224
  • File size: 2 MB

Table of Contents

List of contributors
Acknowledgements
Introduction 1
1 Good Teaching 16
2 Truth and Liberal Education 30
3 Liberal Education and Vocational Preparation 49
4 Paul Hirst's Structure, or, the Uses and Abuses of an Overworked Concept 79
5 The Curriculum: The Timeless and the Timebound 94
6 Curriculum and the Mirror of Knowledge 107
7 Moral and Religious Education: Hirst's Perception of Their Scope and Relationship 129
8 Wittgenstein's Speculative Aesthetics in Its Ethical Context 150
9 The Arts, Well-Being and Education 169
10 Education, Knowledge and Practices 184
Bibliography of Writings by P.H. Hirst 200
Bibliography of Writings Making Critical Reference to the Work of P.H. Hirst 205
Index 212
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