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

By Michael A. Peters,Jeff Stickney

This e-book, bringing jointly contributions through forty-five authors from fourteen nations, represents in most cases new fabric from either rising and pro students within the box of philosophy of education.  themes variety greatly either inside and around the 4 elements of the publication: Wittgenstein’s biography and elegance as an educator and thinker, illustrating the pedagogical dimensions of his early and overdue philosophy; Wittgenstein’s inspiration and techniques with regards to different philosophers equivalent to Cavell, Dewey, Foucault, Hegel and the Buddha; contrasting investigations of teaching when it comes to initiation into types of existence, feelings, arithmetic and the humanities (dance, poetry, movie, and drama), together with questions from concept of brain (nativism vs. initiation into social practices), neuroscience, primate experiences, constructivism and relativity; and the function of Wittgenstein’s philosophy in non secular experiences and ethical philosophy, in addition to their profound effect on his personal lifestyles.

This assortment explores Wittgenstein now not a lot as a thinker who offers a mode for instructing or studying academic techniques yet particularly as one that techniques philosophical questions from a pedagogical aspect of view.  Wittgenstein’s philosophy is largely pedagogical: he presents photos, drawings, analogies, similes, jokes, equations, dialogues with himself, questions and improper solutions, experiments and so forth, as a way of moving our considering, or of supporting us get away the photographs that carry us captive.

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