Education For A Democratic Society

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This book is the third volume of selected papers from the Central European Pragmatist Forum (CEPF). It deals with the general question of education, and the papers are organized into sections on Education and Democracy, Education and Values, Education and Social Reconstruction, and Education and the Self.
The authors are among the leading specialists in American philosophy from universities across the U.S. and in Central and Eastern Europe.
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Overview

This book is the third volume of selected papers from the Central European Pragmatist Forum (CEPF). It deals with the general question of education, and the papers are organized into sections on Education and Democracy, Education and Values, Education and Social Reconstruction, and Education and the Self.
The authors are among the leading specialists in American philosophy from universities across the U.S. and in Central and Eastern Europe.
The series Studies in Pragmatism and Values promotes the study of pragmatism’s traditions and figures, and the explorations of pragmatic inquiries in all areas of philosophical thought.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9789042021532
  • Publisher: Rodopi
  • Publication date: 12/4/2006
  • Series: Value Inquiry Book Series, #179
  • Pages: 228
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.52 (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword by Larry A. HICKMAN
Preface by John RYDER and Gert-Rüdiger WEGMARSHAUS
Education and Democracy:
Donald MORSE: The Necessity of Criticism: Dewey, Derrida, and Democratic Education Today
Carlos MOUGAN RIVERO: John Dewey and the Necessity of Civic Democratic Education
Alexander KREMER: Philosophy and Education: About Dewey’s and Rorty’s Consideration
Jane SKINNER: Democracy Undefended: Education in the Age of Cognitive Science
Education and Values:
Sami PIHLSTRÖM: Pragmatic Moral Realism: Education for Ethical Seriousness
Dirk JÖRKE: Against the Communitarian Absorption: John Dewey’s Conception of Reflective Morality and Its Practical Implications
Lyubov BUGAEVA: Arts as Education: Instrumentalism and Constructivism
Krystyna WILKOSZEWSKA: Dewey’s Idea of Aesthetic Experience in the Process of Education
Education and Social Reconstruction:
James CAMPBELL: Reconstruction Through Education
Gert-Rüdiger WEGMARSHAUS: John Dewey on the Role of Schools in Teaching Democracy as a Way of Life: Implications for Germany in Research and Practice
John RYDER: Is Pragmatic Political Technology a Reasonable Possibility?
Michael ELDRIDGE: Thick Democracy Too Much? Try Pragmatism Lite
Education and the Self:
:Richard E. HART:: Persons and Educational Values: Socrates, Buber and Dewey
:Erin MCKENNA:: Pluralism and Democracy: Individualism by Another Name?
:Vincent COLAPIETRO:: Steps Toward an Ecological Consciousness: Loyalty to the Inherited Matrix of Experimental Intelligence
:Kathleen WALLACE:: Educating for Autonomy: Identity and Intersectional Selves
:John LACHS:: Learning about Possibility
About the Editors and Contributors
Index
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