Philosophising the Dialogos Way towards Wisdom in Education: Between Critical Thinking and Spiritual Contemplation

1st Edition

Guro Hansen Helskog

Routledge
February 22, 2019 Forthcoming
Reference - 304 Pages
ISBN 9781138490994 - CAT# K349997

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Summary

Philosophising the Dialogos Way towards Wisdom in Education proposes the innovative and holistic Dialogos approach to practical philosophy as a way of facilitating wisdom-oriented pedagogy. The book encourages individual and collective development through dialectical interplays between personal life, philosophical concepts and subject matter.

Based on two decades of the author’s reflective pedagogical practice research, this book develops a philosophy of dialogical relationships. It analyses approaches to philosophical practice and suggests facilitation moves and philosophical exercises that can be adapted across educational levels, school subjects and higher education disciplines. Chapters provide examples of transformative philosophical group dialogues and suggest pathways towards multi perspective thinking, mutual understanding and wisdom in culturally diverse contexts.

Philosophising the Dialogos Way towards Wisdom in Education will be of great interest to academics, researchers and students in the fields of teacher education, philosophy of education and higher education. It will also appeal to teachers and teacher educators in secondary and higher education.

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