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John Dewey, Robert Pirsig, and the art of living : revisioning aesthetic education

Author: David A Granger
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"This book integrates the writings of philosopher John Dewey and popular author Robert Pirsig to develop a new and expansive version of aesthetic education. With a narrative context and concrete examples provided by Pirsig's best-selling book Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance, David Granger uses Dewey's works to demonstrate how to cultivate the art of experience as part of an everyday experience is, for  Read more...
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Named Person: John Dewey; Robert M Pirsig; John Dewey; Robert M Pirsig; Robert M Pirsig; John Dewey
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David A Granger
ISBN: 1403974020 9781403974020
OCLC Number: 62878743
Notes: Originally presented as the author's thesis (doctoral)--University of Chicago.
Description: xii, 307 p. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction: Dewey, Pirsig, and the primacy of lived experience --
Dewey's and Pirsig's metaphysics --
Metaphysics at work --
Dewey's and Pirsig's aesthetics --
Pragmatist aesthetics and romanticism --
The poetics of cultural renewal --
The Poetics of personal renewal --
Learning and teaching art as experience.
Responsibility: David A. Granger.
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