Epistemology and the Predicates of Education: Building Upon a Process Theory of Learning

1st Edition

Thomas Peterson

Published July 17, 2019
Reference - 184 Pages - 1 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9780367243920 - CAT# K422831
Series: Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education

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Exploring the predicates of education from theoretical, practical and historical perspectives, this book revalorizes the central role of the humanities in the ethical and aesthetic formation of the individual.

This book considers timely questions of process and epistemology in today’s academy. It examines the subject of learning as it arises in the individual, is defined by educators, and is conceived by society at large. In attempting to formulate a lingua franca for contemporary pedagogy, the book highlights the concrete activities of educators and students and the qualities that emerge in the educational process. By synthesizing the writings of educational theorists working in different fields—philosophy, psychology, anthropology and more—Epistemology and the Predicates of Education highlights the transformational nature of knowledge and its capacity to invigorate the student through the practice of self-inquiry.

The analytical and focused research offered in Epistemology and the Predicates of Education will be of interest to researchers, academics and postgraduate students in the fields of philosophy of education and higher education.

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