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Beyond Liberal Education : Essays in Honour of Paul H Hirst - Robin Barrow

Beyond Liberal Education

Essays in Honour of Paul H Hirst

By: Robin Barrow (Editor), Patricia White (Editor)

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Published: 28th October 1993
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This collection of essays by philosophers and educationalists of international reputation, all published here for the first time, celebrates Paul Hirst's professional career. The introductory essay by Robin Barrow and Patricia White outlines Paul Hirst's career and maps the shifts in his thought about education, showing how his views on teacher education, the curriculum and educational aims are interrelated. Contributions from leading names in British and American philosophy of education cover themes ranging from the nature of good teaching to Wittgensteinian aesthetics. The collection concludes with a paper in which Paul Hirst sets out his latest views on the nature of education and its aims. The book also includes a complete bibliography of works by Hirst and a substantial set of references to his writing.

Acknowledgementsp. ix
Introductionp. 1
Good Teachingp. 16
Truth and Liberal Educationp. 30
Notesp. 47
Liberal Education and Vocational Preparationp. 49
Paul Hirst's Structure, Or, the Uses and Abuses of an Overworked Conceptp. 79
The Curriculum: the Timeless and the Time-Boundp. 94
Curriculum and the Mirror of Knowledgep. 107
Moral and Religious Education: Hirst's Perception of Their Scope and Relationshipp. 129
Wittgenstein's Speculative Aesthetics in Its Ethical Contextp. 150
The Arts, Well-Being and Educationp. 169
Education, Knowledge and Practicesp. 184
Notesp. 199
Bibliography of Writingsp. 200
Bibliography of Writings Making Critical Reference to the Work ofp. 205
Indexp. 212
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ISBN: 9780415092944
ISBN-10: 0415092949
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 228
Published: 28th October 1993
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.6 x 14.0  x 1.7
Weight (kg): 0.48
Edition Number: 1