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Of human potential : an essay in the philosophy of education

Author: Israel Scheffler
Publisher: London : Routledge, 2010.
Series: Routledge revivals.
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The concept of potential plays a prominent role in the thinking of parents, educators and planners. This book aims to demythologize the concept of potential. It shows the roots of potential in  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Scheffler, Israel.
Of human potential.
London : Routledge, 2010
(OCoLC)520778387
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Israel Scheffler
ISBN: 9780203850343 0203850343
OCLC Number: 852149454
Notes: Originally published: Boston. Mass.; London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1985.
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 141 pages).
Contents: Part I: Human Nature and Value A. Potential in Practice and its Myths B. Human Nature and Potential C. Normative Assumptions: Values Studied and Values Presupposed Part II: Potential: A Conceptual Framework A. Introduction B. Philosophical Backgrounds C. Reconstructions of Potential D. Potential as Capacity to Become E. Potential as Propensity to Become F. Potential as Capability to Become G. Interrelations of the Three Concepts of Potential Part III: The Framework: Applied and Illustrated A. Introduction B. Capacity and Potential C. Propensity and Development D. Capability and Choice E. Coda: Demythologising Potential Part IV: The Education of Policy-Makers A. Introduction B. Beyond Technique C. Policy and People D. Policy and Reflexivity E. Policy and Time F. Policy, History and Value
Series Title: Routledge revivals.
Responsibility: Israel Scheffler.
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