Levinas and Education: At the Intersection of Faith and Reason / Edition 1

Hardcover (Print)
Used and New from Other Sellers
Used and New from Other Sellers
from $94.34
Usually ships in 1-2 business days
(Save 42%)
Other sellers (Hardcover)
  • All (2) from $94.34   
  • New (1) from $94.34   
  • Used (1) from $183.19   
Close
Sort by
Page 1 of 1
Showing All
Note: Marketplace items are not eligible for any BN.com coupons and promotions
$94.34
Seller since 2007

Feedback rating:

(87)

Condition:

New — never opened or used in original packaging.

Like New — packaging may have been opened. A "Like New" item is suitable to give as a gift.

Very Good — may have minor signs of wear on packaging but item works perfectly and has no damage.

Good — item is in good condition but packaging may have signs of shelf wear/aging or torn packaging. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Acceptable — item is in working order but may show signs of wear such as scratches or torn packaging. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Used — An item that has been opened and may show signs of wear. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Refurbished — A used item that has been renewed or updated and verified to be in proper working condition. Not necessarily completed by the original manufacturer.

New
2008-02-29 Hardcover New HARDCOVER, BRAND NEW, Perfect Shape, No Black Remainder Mark.

Ships from: La Grange, IL

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Canadian
  • International
  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
  • Express, 48 States
  • Express (AK, HI)
Page 1 of 1
Showing All
Close
Sort by

Overview

This first book-length collection on Levinas and education gathers new texts written especially for this volume by an international group of scholars well known for their work in philosophy, educational theory, and on Levinas. It provides an introduction to some of Levinas's major themes of ethics, justice, hope, hospitality, forgiveness and more, as its contributing authors address some fundamental educational issues such as: what it means to be a teacher; what it means to learn from a teacher; the role of language in the curriculum; literature, ethics, and education; moral education and human relations in schools; ethics of responsibility and philosophical-pedagogical discourse; educational hospitality and interculturalism; unconditional responsibility and education; educating for participatory democratic citizenship; the pedagogy of peace; logic, rationality, and ethics; connecting teaching to spirituality.

Levinas always insisted that his aim was not to provide "a program," and accordingly, it is not the intent of the authors to look in Levinas's texts for a set of guidelines, rules, or precepts to be applied to education. Rather, this study invites educators, and researchers in philosophy and philosophy of education, to a thoughtful and critical reading of Levinas, and to engage with his unique style of analysis and questioning as they uncover with these authors the necessity and the possibility of thinking education anew in terms of ethics, justice, responsibility, hope and faith.

Read More Show Less

Product Details

Meet the Author

Denise Egéa-Kuehne is Professor of Education and Director of the French Education Project for Research and Teacher Education in the Department of Educational Theory, Policy and Practice at Louisiana State University. Her work includes Derrida & Education (co-edited with Gert J.J. Biesta, Routledge, 2001), and Key Critical Thinkers in Education: Derrida (forthcoming with Sense Publishers).

Read More Show Less

Table of Contents

Preface     ix
Acknowledgements     xi
Introduction   Denise Egea-Kuehne     1
Emmanuel Levinas: School Master and Pedagogue   Catherine Chalier   Ami Bouganim     13
Levinas's Quest for Justice: Of Faith and the "possibility of education"   Denise Egea-Kuehne     26
Questioning Education     41
The Importance of Enjoyment and Inspiration for Learning from a Teacher   Clarence W. Joldersma     43
Levinas and the Language of the Curriculum   Paul Standish     56
Emmanuel Levinas, Literary Engagement, and Literature Education   Claudia Eppert     67
Other than the Other: Levinas and the Educational Questioning of Infinity   Ian Mcpherson     85
Teaching Our Way Out When Nobody Knows the Way: A Levinasian Response to Modern Hope   Julian Miles Edgoose     100
Thinking the Other-The Other Thinking: Remarks on the Relevance of the Philosophy of Emmanuel Levinas for the Philosophy of Education   Michael Wimmer     115
First Philosophy     137
The Priority of Ethics Over Ontology, the Issue of Forgiveness and Education: Levinas's Face-to-Face Ethics   Marianna Papastephanou     139
Thinking Educational Ethics with Levinas and Jonas   Eirick Prairat     155
Welcoming and Difficult Learning: Reading Levinas with Education   Sharon Todd     170
Autonomy and Heteronomy: Kant and Levinas   Zdenko Kodelja     186
Pedagogy with Empty Hands: Levinas, Education, and the Question of Being Human   Gert J. J. Biesta     198
Between Ethics and Politics     211
How Hospitable Can Dwelling Be? The Folds of Spatiality in Levinas   Zelia Gregoriou     213
Justice in the Name of the Other: Levinas on Rights and Responsibility   Ann Chinnery   Heesoon Bai     228
Peace as Being Taught: The Philosophical Foundations of a Culture of Peace   Jeffrey Dudiak     242
Dehiscence: A Dispersal of Levinas in the South Pacific, for Education   Betsan Martin     253
Ethical Obligation in Caring for the Other: Reflections on Levinas   Jim Garrison     272
Contributors     287
Index     293

Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)