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Enhancing humanity : the philosophical foundations of humanistic education

Author: Nimrod Aloni
Publisher: Dordrecht ; Boston : Kluwer Academic Publishers, ©2002.
Series: Philosophy and education, v. 9.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Drawing on the tradition of pragmatic humanism, this book offers an alternative approach to thinking & talking about liberal & humanistic education that breaks free from what has been called 'outworn vocabularies & attitudes'.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Nimrod Aloni
ISBN: 1402009615 9781402009617
OCLC Number: 50684500
Description: xiii, 229 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction: Contradictory Encounters with Humanistic Education --
Ch. I. Between the Classical and Post-modern: Milestones and Central Approaches in Humanistic Education --
Ch. II. An Integrative and Normative Model for Humanistic Education at the Advent of the 21st Century --
Ch. III. Education Towards Humanistic Morality in an Era of Value Crisis --
Ch. IV. Humanistic Education in the Test of Current Events.
Series Title: Philosophy and education, v. 9.
Responsibility: by Nimrod Aloni.
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In Jean PaulSartre's Nausea, Roquentin feels bound to listen to the sentimental ramblings about humanism and humanity by the Self Taught Man. And then he lists the radical humanist, the so  Read more...

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