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Description - The Ways We Think by Emma Williams

The Ways We Think critiques predominant approaches to the development of thinking in education and seeks to offer a new account of thought informed by phenomenology, post-structuralism and the ordinary language philosophical traditions. * Presents an original account of thinking for education and explores how this alternative conception of thought might be translated into the classroom * Explores connections between phenomenology, post-structuralism and ordinary language philosophical traditions * Examines the relevance of language in accounts of how we think * Investigates the philosophical accounts of Gilbert Ryle, Martin Heidegger, John Austin and Jacques Derrida * Draws upon experience of own teaching practice as philosopher-in-residence

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781119129561
ISBN-10: 1119129567
Format: Paperback
(226mm x 152mm x 14mm)
Pages: 272
Imprint: Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 5-Feb-2016
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Emma Williams

Emma Williams is Assistant Professor in the Department of Education Studies, University of Warwick. She was previously Philosopher-in-Residence at Rugby School, where she taught Philosophy across the curriculum and helped develop interdisciplinary courses for the new A Level Qualification: The Extended Project. She has a background in Philosophy, particularly Post-Kantian European Philosophy, and the Philosophy of Education. Her work explores the themes of language, rationality and subjectivity within the context of education.

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