Beyond Liberal Education: Essays in Honour of Paul H Hirst

Beyond Liberal Education: Essays in Honour of Paul H Hirst

by Robin Barrow
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415092949

ISBN-13: 9780415092944

Pub. Date: 12/16/1993

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

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

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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 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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415092944
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
12/16/1993
Pages:
228
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.69(d)
Lexile:
1420L (what's this?)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

List of contributors
Acknowledgements
Introduction1
1Good Teaching16
2Truth and Liberal Education30
3Liberal Education and Vocational Preparation49
4Paul Hirst's Structure, or, the Uses and Abuses of an Overworked Concept79
5The Curriculum: The Timeless and the Timebound94
6Curriculum and the Mirror of Knowledge107
7Moral and Religious Education: Hirst's Perception of Their Scope and Relationship129
8Wittgenstein's Speculative Aesthetics in Its Ethical Context150
9The Arts, Well-Being and Education169
10Education, Knowledge and Practices184
Bibliography of Writings by P.H. Hirst200
Bibliography of Writings Making Critical Reference to the Work of P.H. Hirst205
Index212

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