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Art's Teachings, Teaching's Art : Philosophical, Critical and Educational Musings (Hardcover)

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This volume examines the interface between the teachings of art and the art of teaching, and asserts the centrality of aesthetics for rethinking education. Many of the essays in this collection claim a direct connection between critical thinking, democratic dissensus, and anti-racist pedagogy with aesthetic experiences. They argue that aesthetics should be reconceptualized less as mere art appreciation or the cultivation of aesthetic judgment of taste, and more with the affective disruptions, phenomenological experiences, and the democratic politics of learning, thinking, and teaching. The first set of essays in the volume examines the unique pedagogies of the various arts including literature, poetry, film, and music. The second set addresses questions concerning the art of pedagogy and the relationship between aesthetic experience and teaching and learning. Demonstrating the flexibility and diversity of aesthetic expressions and experiences in education, the book deals with issues such as the connections between racism and affect, curatorship and teaching, aesthetic experience and the common, and studying and poetics. The book explores these topics through a variety of theoretical and philosophical lenses including contemporary post-structuralism, psychoanalysis, phenomenology, critical theory, and pragmatism.

Number of Pages: 240.0
Genre: Education, Art
Sub-Genre: Teaching Methods + Materials / Arts + Humanities, Philosophy + Social Aspects, General
Series Title: Contemporary Philosophies and Theories in Education
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Springer Verlag
Language: English
Street Date: September 7, 2015
TCIN: 50377378
UPC: 9789401771900
Item Number (DPCI): 248-06-3610

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