Education in Hegel
By (author) Nigel Tubbs
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Education in Hegel by Nigel Tubbs
Book DescriptionIn this wide-ranging and compelling set of essays, Nigel Tubbs illustrates how a philosophical notion of education lies at the heart of Hegelian philosophy and employs it to critique some of the stereotypes and misreadings from which Hegel often suffers. With chapters on philosophical education in relation to life and death, self and other, subject and substance, and to Derrida and Levinas in particular, Tubbs brings Hegelian education - read as recollection - to bear on modern social and political relations. He argues, in sum, that Hegelian philosophy comprehended in terms of education yields a theory of self and other that can inform and reform relations between rich and poor, West and East. Finally, the book addresses the most controversial aspect of any defence of Hegel, namely the comprehension of the absolute and its imperialist implications for Western history. The author argues passionately that through a notion of philosophical education Hegel teaches us not to avoid the dilemmas that are endemic to modern Western power and mastery when trying to comprehend some of our most pressing human concerns.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780826499905
(234mm x 156mm x 11mm)
Imprint: Continuum International Publishing Group Ltd.
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 25-Sep-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Nigel Tubbs
Philosophy and Modern Liberal Arts Education, Hardback (January 2014)
This book argues for a modern version of liberal arts education, exploring first principles within the divine comedy of educational logic. By reforming the three philosophies of metaphysics, nature and ethics upon which liberal arts education is based, Tubbs offers a profound transatlantic philosophical and educational challenge to the subject.
Education in Hegel, Paperback (October 2011)
A monograph that challenges misconceptions about the relevance of Hegel to educational thought. It illustrates how a philosophical notion of education lies at the heart of Hegelian philosophy and employs it to critique some of the stereotypes and misreadings from which Hegel often suffers.
History of Western Philosophy, Paperback (August 2009)
Nigel Tubbs takes the history of Western philosophy to be the search for first principles. Arguing that neo-Platonic logic, fundamentally misunderstanding the negative, posited philosophical thought as error. Kant and Hegel later re-educated the modern mind about negation in logic, transforming the way modern philosophy contests first principles.
Philosophy of the Teacher, Paperback (December 2005)» View all books by Nigel Tubbs
* A philosophical study of the teacher. * Bring various social, religious and political perspectives to bear upon the work that teachers do. * Introduces teachers to philosophical ways of understanding their work. * Intervenes in academic debates pertaining to the idea of the teacher.
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Author Biography - Nigel Tubbs
Nigel Tubbs is Professor of Philosophical and Educational Thought in the Faculty of Education at the University of Winchester. He has written widely on philosophy in education, and has been published by Kluwer, Blackwell and Palgrave.
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