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An Ontological Notion Of Learning Inspired By The Philosophy Of Hannah Arendt, James Magrini Dec 2012

An Ontological Notion Of Learning Inspired By The Philosophy Of Hannah Arendt, James Magrini

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Dialectic And Dialogue In Plato: Revisiting The Image Of "Socrates-As-Teacher" In The Hermeneutic Pursuit Of Authentic Paideia, James Magrini Oct 2012

Dialectic And Dialogue In Plato: Revisiting The Image Of "Socrates-As-Teacher" In The Hermeneutic Pursuit Of Authentic Paideia, James Magrini

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Working To Recover The Essence Of Education For The Sake Of Teaching And Teacher Education: Towards A Phenomenological Understanding Of The Forgotten, Ontological Aspects Of Learning, James Magrini Jan 2011

Working To Recover The Essence Of Education For The Sake Of Teaching And Teacher Education: Towards A Phenomenological Understanding Of The Forgotten, Ontological Aspects Of Learning, James Magrini

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The current definition of a good teacher is grounded in sets of pre-determined competencies established and imposed upon schools by bureaucratic organizations that are, proximally and for the most part, removed from the foundational elements of education, namely, the existential, embodied conscious experience of teaching and learning as it unfolds in the lived world of schools and universities. As Pinar (2004) observes, contemporary American education is deterministic, and "in its press for efficiency and standardization,' has the effect of reducing "teachers to automata" (p. 28). Thus, the subject-hood, or authentic identity, of both teachers and students is not of their ...


Teaching Western Philosophy: An Anti-Authoritarian Approach, James Magrini Apr 2010

Teaching Western Philosophy: An Anti-Authoritarian Approach, James Magrini

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