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Transformative learning : educational vision for the 21st century

Author: Edmund V O'Sullivan
Publisher: London ; New York : Zed Books ; New York : Distributed in USA exclusively by St. Martin's Press, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"With this powerful book, Edmund O'Sullivan aims to radically alter the role of education in building a sustainable future. He addresses the reform of eduction in completely new terms. Where most contemporary "reforms" are about how to make education less expensive, O'Sullivan focuses on how to make it more relevant--personally and globally--in the next millennium."--Publisher's description.
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O'Sullivan, Edmund V.
Transformative learning.
London ; New York : Zed Books ; New York : Distributed in USA exclusively by St. Martin's Press, 1999
(OCoLC)607445186
Online version:
O'Sullivan, Edmund V.
Transformative learning.
London ; New York : Zed Books ; New York : Distributed in USA exclusively by St. Martin's Press, 1999
(OCoLC)631710209
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Edmund V O'Sullivan
ISBN: 1856496988 9781856496988 1856496996 9781856496995 0802083099 9780802083098
OCLC Number: 40776823
Notes: "An OISE/UT book published in association with University of Toronto Press."
Description: xv, 304 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Dream drives the action --
Education in a period of historical decline --
Education and the dilemmas of modernism: towards an ecozoic vision --
Modernism: the eclipse of cosmology and the loss of the view of the whole --
Ringing in our ears and invading our souls: reflection on the dream structure of our western cultural mantras --
Dimensions of power: education for peace, social justice and diversity --
Planetary context of creativity: educational vision in a cosmological context --
Education for integral development --
Quality of life education: transformative ecozoic vision --
Kindling the fires of the soul: educating the human spirit in our time.
Responsibility: Edmund O'Sullivan ; foreword by Thomas Barry.
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