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The Passionate Mind of Maxine Greene : 'I am ... not yet' - William F. Pinar

The Passionate Mind of Maxine Greene

'I am ... not yet'

By: William F. Pinar (Editor)

Paperback Published: 28th July 1998
ISBN: 9780750708784
Number Of Pages: 276

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Maxine Greene is the most important philosopher of education in the United States today. The author of Teacher as Stranger (1973), Landscapes of Learning (1978), Dialectic of Freedom (1988), and Releasing the Imagination (1995), Greene has influenced tens of thousands of teachers in North America as well as her colleagues in philosophy of education, teacher education, and curriculum studies. While widely cited, Greene has not - until now - been the subject of sustained scholarly analysis and investigation. William F. Pinar has organized a systematic study of Greene's contribution from several points of view: studies of the four books; studies of the intellectual and aesthetic influences upon her theory; and her influence on the various specializations within the broad field of education: the teaching of English, arts education, philosophy of education, curriculum studies, religious education, cognitive theory, and theory of teaching. The book opens and concludes with Maxine Greene's own autobiographical statements.

Introductionp. 1
An Autobiographical Remembrancep. 9
Four Books
'And he pretended to be a stranger to them ...' Maxine Greene and Teacher as Strangerp. 14
Views across the Expanse: Maxine Greene's Landscapes of Learningp. 30
The Dialectic of Freedomp. 39
Releasing the Imagination and the 1990sp. 46
Themes
The Passion of the Possible: Maxine Greene, Democratic Community, and Educationp. 60
From Both Sides of the Looking Glass: Visions of Imagination, the Arts, and Possibilityp. 76
Confinement, Connection and Women Who Dare: Maxine Greene's Shifting Landscapes of Teachingp. 81
Signifying Self: Re-presentations of the Double-consciousness in the Work of Maxine Greenep. 89
Maxine Greene and the Project of 'Making the Strange Liberty of Creation Possible'p. 99
Influences on Greene's Thought
Existential and Phenomenological Influences on Maxine Greenep. 124
Maxine Greene: Literary Influencesp. 137
The Slow Fuse of Aesthetic Practicep. 148
What Are the Arts For? Maxine Greene, the Studio and Performing Arts, and Educationp. 160
Maxine Greene: The Literary Imagination and the Sources of a Public Educationp. 174
Greene's Influence on Educational Theory
A Situated Philosopherp. 180
Maxine Greene and the Current/Future Democratization of Curriculum Studiesp. 190
Of Friends and Journeys: Maxine Greene and English Educationp. 213
Maxine Greene and Arts Educationp. 222
Maxine Greene: A Religious Educator's Religious Educatorp. 230
Feeling the Teacher: A Phenomenological Reflection on Maxine Greene's Pedagogyp. 238
Thinking about Thinking: Maxine Greene on Cognitionp. 247
Conclusion
Towards Beginningsp. 256
Notes on Contributorsp. 258
Indexp. 263
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ISBN: 9780750708784
ISBN-10: 0750708786
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 276
Published: 28th July 1998
Publisher: FALMER PR
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.69 x 17.42  x 1.42
Weight (kg): 0.56
Edition Number: 1