My Teaching, My Philosophy: Kenneth Wain and the Lifelong Engagement with Education (Counterpoints 462 New edition)

My Teaching, My Philosophy: Kenneth Wain and the Lifelong Engagement with Education (Counterpoints 462 New edition)

By: Simone Galea (editor), John Baldacchino (editor), Duncan P. Mercieca (editor)Hardback

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My Teaching, My Philosophy brings together twenty of the most prominent thinkers on education, philosophy, art, and literature to converse with Kenneth Wain and the many facets of his work. It shows how Wain's passionate engagement with various issues, most prominently philosophy and education, continues to re-generate new ideas and thoughts through his philosophical method. This book gives Wain's philosophy the attention it deserves and succeeds in continuing an open-ended philosophical conversation with its readers. My Teaching, My Philosophy is a must-read for anyone wanting to get a snapshot on the most recent thinking on philosophy of education.

About Author

John Baldacchino is Chair of Arts Education at the University of Dundee in Scotland. He specializes in art, philosophy, and education and is the author of nine books, including Education Beyond Education (2009), Makings of the Sea (2010), Art's Way Out (2012), Democracy without Confession (with Kenneth Wain, 2013), and John Dewey (2013). Simone Galea is Senior Lecturer of Philosophy of Education at the Department of Education Studies, University of Malta. Her lecturing and research focus on philosophy of education, feminist philosophy and theory, narrative research, antiracist education, and educational aspects of migration. Duncan P. Mercieca is Senior Lecturer and Head of the Department of Education Studies at the University of Malta. His teaching and research are in the areas of philosophy of education, research methodology, and inclusive education.


Content: John Baldacchino/Simone Galea/Duncan P. Mercieca: Introduction. My Teaching, My Philosophy - David N. Aspin: Kenneth Wain and the Protean Challenge of Lifelong Education and the Learning Society - Peter Mayo: Revisiting "Lifelong Learning". 13 Years after the Memorandum - Marianna Papastephanou: What's in an Examined Life? Longing for Philosophy in the Age of Learning Societies - Ronald G. Sultana: Lifelong Guidance, Citizen Rights, and the State: Reclaiming the Social Contract - Peter Serracino Inglott: Toward an Auto-Poetic and Postmodern Europe - Laura Elizabeth Pinto/John Portelli: The Dangers of Liberal/Rationalist Policy Discourse and the Role of the Philosopher in Disrupting It - Michael A. Peters: White Philosophy in/of America - Joe Friggieri: Objectivity, Evidence, and Truth in History - Simone Galea: Self-Writing, the Feminine, and the Educational Constitution of the Self - Sharon Todd: Pedagogy as Transformative Event: Becoming Singularly Present in Context - Padraig Hogan: Integrity and Subordination in Educational Practice - Tone Kvernbekk: My Practice, Our Practice - Raphael Vella: An Apprenticeship in Resistance: Art, Education, and Book Burning - Ivan Callus: Tall Buildings, Taller Orders, or, the Immodesty of Literature - Daniela Mercieca/Duncan P. Mercieca: Initiating a Different Kind of Conversation between Philosophy of Education and Educators - John Baldacchino: Art, Paralogy, and Education: In Conversation with Kenneth Wain's Philosophical Interlocutors - Kenneth Wain: Autobiography: Self-(re)-Education beyond Literature and Philosophy - Sandra M. Dingli: The Role of Philosophy: Questions Rorty Raises - Paul Standish: Momentous Occasions: Philosophy and Autobiography in Richard Rorty, Stanley Cavell, and Kenneth Wain - Richard Smith: Citizenship, Therapy, and the Politics of Irony.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781433124860
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 320
  • ID: 9781433124860
  • weight: 580
  • ISBN10: 1433124866
  • edition: New edition

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