Recognition of the Spirit and Its Development as Legitimate Concerns of Education (Mellen Studies in Education v. 58)

Recognition of the Spirit and Its Development as Legitimate Concerns of Education (Mellen Studies in Education v. 58)

By: Paul Grosch (author)Hardback

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This study draws on the disciplines of anthropology, theology, history, biology, philosophy, and analytic philosophy of education to analyze the legitimacy of spirituality as a seperate academic discipline. It draws parallels between the work of Pierre Hadot, MacIntyre, and Oakeshott.

Contents

Introduction - spirit, spiritual life and spirituality - a summary of the argument; spirituality - definitions, divisions, and disputes; philosophy as the spiritual education of the self; Santayana and the philosophical nature of spirit; conclusion - spirituality, philosophy and education.

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  • ISBN13: 9780773475410
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 208
  • ID: 9780773475410
  • ISBN10: 0773475419

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