Teaching as the Practice of Wisdom (Critical Pedagogy Today)De (autor) David Geoffrey Smith
en Limba Engleză Paperback – July 2014
Excellent addition to the series, offering a more practical and expansive application of Freirean philosophy.
David Geoffrey Smith is Professor of Education at the University of Alberta, Canada. His essays have won awards from the Canadian Association of Curriculum Studies, and the Canadian Association for Foundations in Education. In 2005, he was awarded the McCalla Research Professorship for Outstanding Contribution to Research and Scholarship at the University of Alberta, Canada. In 2011, he was named recipient of the prestigious Ted. T. Aoki Award for Distinguished Service in Canadian Curriculum Studies. Previous collections of essays are in Pedagon: Interdisciplinary Essays in the Human Sciences, Pedagogy and Culture (1999) and Trying to Teach in a Season of Great Untruth: Globalization, Empire and the Crises of Pedagogy (2006).
Introduction: In the Spirit of FreireChapter 1: Wisdom Responses to Globalization: The Pedagogic ContextChapter 2: Can Wisdom Trump the Market as a Basis for Education?Chapter 3: Meditation on an Answer from Ku-ShanChapter 4: The Deep Politics of War and the Curriculum of DisillusionChapter 5: From Leo Strauss to Collapse Theory: Considering the Neoconservative Attack on Modernity and the Work of EducationChapter 6: Engaging Peter Mclaren and the New Marxism in Education: An Essay Review of Mclaren’s Rage+HopeChapter 7: Hermeneutic InquiryChapter 8: Spiritual Cardiology and the Heart of Wisdom: A Meditation on Life WritingChapter 9: The Prophetic Voice in Curriculum: Reflections on the Legacy of Dwayne HuebnerBibliographyIndex
This is a very interesting book which approaches the sociological critique of neo-liberalism from a distinctive and valuable angle.