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The ignorant schoolmaster : five lessons in intellectual emancipation

Author: Jacques Rancière
Publisher: Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 1991.
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This is the story of Joseph Jacotot, a schoolteacher who discovered in 1818 an unconventional teaching method that spread panic throughout the learned community of Europe. This book describes and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Jean-Joseph Jacotot
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jacques Rancière
ISBN: 0804718741 9780804718745 0804719691 9780804719698
OCLC Number: 22909353
Language Note: Translation of: Le maître ignorant.
Notes: Translation of: Le maître ignorant.
Description: xxiii, 148 p. ; 23 cm.
Contents: 1. An intellectual adventure --
2. The ignorant one's lesson --
3. Reason between equals --
4. The society of contempt --
5. The emancipator and his monkey.
Other Titles: Maître ignorant.
Responsibility: Jacques Rancière ; translated, with an introduction by Kristin Ross.
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'An extremely provocative, original, and engaging book, it raises questions of great relevance and urgency about the process of cultural selection and canonization.'Denis Hollier, Yale University

 
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