A Companion to Wittgenstein on Education: Pedagogical by Michael A. Peters,Jeff Stickney PDF

By Michael A. Peters,Jeff Stickney

ISBN-10: 9811031347

ISBN-13: 9789811031342

This e-book, bringing jointly contributions via forty-five authors from fourteen international locations, represents quite often new fabric from either rising and professional students within the box of philosophy of education.  issues variety largely either inside and around the 4 elements of the ebook: Wittgenstein’s biography and elegance as an educator and thinker, illustrating the pedagogical dimensions of his early and overdue philosophy; Wittgenstein’s proposal and strategies on the subject of different philosophers equivalent to Cavell, Dewey, Foucault, Hegel and the Buddha; contrasting investigations of educating with regards to initiation into different types of existence, feelings, arithmetic and the humanities (dance, poetry, movie, and drama), together with questions from conception of brain (nativism vs. initiation into social practices), neuroscience, primate stories, constructivism and relativity; and the position of Wittgenstein’s philosophy in non secular reviews and ethical philosophy, in addition to their profound effect on his personal lifestyles.

This assortment explores Wittgenstein no longer lots as a thinker who presents a mode for educating or examining academic thoughts yet quite as one that methods philosophical questions from a pedagogical element of view.  Wittgenstein’s philosophy is largely pedagogical: he offers photographs, drawings, analogies, similes, jokes, equations, dialogues with himself, questions and fallacious solutions, experiments and so forth, as a method of transferring our pondering, or of assisting us break out the photographs that carry us captive.

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