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Gert J. J. Biesta - The Rediscovery of Teaching - 9781138670709 - V9781138670709
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The Rediscovery of Teaching

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Description for The Rediscovery of Teaching Paperback. Num Pages: 144 pages. BIC Classification: JNA; JNF. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 229 x 152. .
The Rediscovery of Teaching presents the innovative claim that teaching does not necessarily have to be perceived as an act of control but can be understood and configured as a way of activating possibilities for students to exist as subjects. By framing teaching as an act of dissensus, that is, as an interruption of egological ways of being, this book positions teaching at the progressive end of the educational spectrum, where it can be reconnected with the emancipatory ambitions of education. In conversation with the works of Emmanuel Levinas, Paulo Freire, Jacques Ranciere, and other theorists, Gert Biesta shows how ... Read more

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About Gert J. J. Biesta
Gert J. J. Biesta is Professor of Education and Director of Research at the Department of Education of Brunel University London, UK.

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This book is an essential read for anyone interested in the philosophy of education, education theories or the important role of the teacher. As someone new to philosophy I was challenged by the terminology, but recognized and agreed with many of the ideas and arguments presented. - Wendy Coley, inTuition (Society for Education & Training)

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