Education and Well-Being 2016 (Innbundet)

An Ontological Inquiry

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Innbinding: Innbundet
Utgivelsesår: 2016
Antall sider: 138
Forlag: Palgrave Macmillan
Språk: Engelsk
ISBN/EAN: 9781137602756
Omtale: Education and Well-Being 2016
This book explores how contemporary educational research and curriculum occlude the vital and enduring relationship between education and well-being. Beginning with the consequences of the reductive tendencies of educational research and moving through the consequences of the technical and instrumental tendencies of curriculum, this book challenges how contemporary education as a whole reduces human beings to "things" and funnels them according to predetermined knowledge forms representative of the dominant socioeconomic ideology. Through a philosophical exploration of original conceptions of education and well-being, this book attempts to recover an understanding of education that embodies how we learn to uncover and relate to our own possibilities for a more meaningful life which is a life of well-being.

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