Derrida & Education

Derrida & Education

by Gert J.J. Biesta
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415218136

ISBN-13: 9780415218139

Pub. Date: 03/15/2001

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Bringing together the work of international experts in the field, and two interviews with Derrida himself, this book provides a key to the reflections that Derrida's work has prompted on all aspects of educational studies. The contributors address fundamental educational issues from a Derridian perspective to demonstrate the relevance of his work in contemporary,

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Bringing together the work of international experts in the field, and two interviews with Derrida himself, this book provides a key to the reflections that Derrida's work has prompted on all aspects of educational studies. The contributors address fundamental educational issues from a Derridian perspective to demonstrate the relevance of his work in contemporary, multicultural societies.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415218139
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
03/15/2001
Series:
Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
264
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.69(d)

Table of Contents

Notes on contributors
Preface
Acknowledgements
Opening: Derrida & education1
1Derrida and the question of education: a new space for philosophy12
2"Preparing for the incalculable": deconstruction, justice, and the question of education32
3"A certain 'madness' must watch over thinking": refusing to build a philosophical system, Derrida privileges experience and writes out of "compulsion". A dialogue around traces and deconstructions55
4The learning pharmacy77
5Teaching the Other II: ethics, writing, community98
6Just decide! Derrida and the ethical aporias of education119
7Does speaking of others involve receiving the "other"? A postcolonial reading of receptivity in Derrida's deconstruction of Timaeus134
8The gift of Bildung: reflections on the relationship between singularity and justice in the concept of Bildung150
9"Talking liberties"176
10Derrida's ethics of affirmation: the challenge of educational rights and responsibility186
11Humanism, Derrida, and the new humanities209
Bibliography232
Subject index246
Name index250

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