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Educations and their purposes : a conversation among cultures

Author: Roger T Ames; Peter D Hershock
Publisher: Honolulu : University of Hawai'i Press and East-West Philosophers Conference, ©2008.
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"Education is the point of departure for the cultivation of human culture in all of its different forms. Although there are many contested conceptions of what is meant by a good education, there are few people who would challenge the premise that education is a good thing in which we should heavily invest. In this volume, representatives of different cultures and with alternative conceptions of human realization  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Conference proceedings
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East-West Philosophers' Conference (9th : 2005 : Honolulu, Hawaii).
Educations and their purposes.
Honolulu : University of Hawai'i Press and East-West Philosophers Conference, ©2008
(OCoLC)607862771
Online version:
East-West Philosophers' Conference (9th : 2005 : Honolulu, Hawaii).
Educations and their purposes.
Honolulu : University of Hawai'i Press and East-West Philosophers Conference, ©2008
(OCoLC)608684016
Material Type: Conference publication, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Roger T Ames; Peter D Hershock
ISBN: 9780824831608 0824831608
OCLC Number: 167764291
Notes: "In May-June 2005, the Ninth East-West Philosophers Conference was convened in Honolulu ... sponsored by the University of Hawai'i and the East-West Center"--Acknowledgments.
Description: xi, 472 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Part I. Education, Relationality, and Diversity ---
Part II. Education and Affectivity ---
Part III. Education and Somaticity ---
Part IV. Creativity and Habilitation ---
Part V. Education and Otherness ---
part VI. Education and the Aesthetics of Moral Cultivation.
Responsibility: edited by Roger T. Ames and Peter D. Hershock.
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Examines the growing intellectual awareness of a pervasive interdependence amid diversity in various aspects of the human experience brought on by the unrelenting processes of globalization. This  Read more...

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