teacher as philosopher a primer in philosophy of education by Douglas J Simpson

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Other titlesA primer in philosophy of education
StatementDouglas J. Simpson and Michael J.B. Jackson
ContributionsJackson, Michael J. B. 1943-
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 220 p. :
Number of Pages220
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Open LibraryOL16212150M
ISBN 100458973505

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The book. Teacher as Stranger is more a `discourse on thinking' (Heidegger) than a book of educational philosophy. It is the case that she only deals briefly with teaching, in two chapters, and then only through allusion as opposed to the inclusion of concrete examples: Chapter Four - `Being and Learning' and Chapter Eleven - `Teacher as Stranger'.Reviews: 2.

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Read on. The book offers an introduction for new and existing teachers to philosophical ways of exploring and understanding their work, as well as a deeper philosophical engagement aimed at the academic community of scholars in educational theory and philosophy of education, and in continental philosophy and social theory.

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