Education, Philosophy and Politics :

Peters, Michael A.

Education, Philosophy and Politics : The Selected Works of Michael A. Peters. - 1 online resource (241 pages)

Intro -- Education, Philosophy and Politics The selected works of Michael A. Peters -- Copyright -- Contents -- Acknowledgements -- Introduction: education, philosophy and politics -- Notes -- References -- CHAPTER 1 Philosophy as pedagogy: Wittgenstein's styles of thinking -- Introduction -- Wittgenstein as philosophy teacher -- Wittgenstein, teaching and philosophy -- The style of the Investigations: dialogue and pedagogy -- Notes -- References -- CHAPTER 2 Writing the self: Wittgenstein, confession and pedagogy -- Introduction -- Culture and Value - autobiosophy/philography -- Confession as a redeemed 'philosophical' genre -- Reading and writing the self -- Notes -- References -- CHAPTER 3 Nietzsche, nihilism and the critique of modernity: post-Nietzschean philosophy of education -- Introduction -- Nietzsche and the analytic/Continental divide -- Nietzsche and the critique of modernity -- Habermas, Nietzsche, and the question of postmodernity -- Note -- References -- CHAPTER 4 Heidegger, education and modernity -- The reception of Heidegger -- Heidegger's critique of modernity -- Heidegger, politics and Nazism -- Sources of Heidegger's anti-modernism -- Beyond modernity? -- Notes -- References -- CHAPTER 5 Truth-telling as an educational practice of the self: Foucault and the ethics of subjectivity -- Introduction -- Foucault on truth: from regimes to games of truth -- Parrhesia, education and practices of truth-telling -- Conclusion: Foucault and the prospects for parrhesiastical education -- Notes -- References -- CHAPTER 6 Neoliberal governmentality: Foucault on the birth of biopolitics -- Introduction -- German neoliberalism and the birth of biopolitics -- German neoliberalism and the birth of the European social model -- Notes -- References -- CHAPTER 7 Lyotard, nihilism and education -- Introduction: the problem of nihilism in education. A brief history of European nihilism - Nietzsche and Heidegger -- Lyotard and European nihilism -- Language-games and The Postmodern Condition -- Lyotard's passage to The Differend -- Notes -- References -- CHAPTER 8 Gilles Deleuze's 'societies of control': from disciplinary pedagogy to perpetual training -- Introduction -- Disciplinary societies, disciplinary pedagogies -- Deleuze's 'societies of control' and continuous education -- Notes -- References -- CHAPTER 9 Geophilosophy, education and the pedagogy of the concept -- Introduction -- Philosophy as concept creation -- Geophilosophy -- An excursus: the principle of territory and the geography of reason -- Capitalism, philosophy and the state -- Notes -- References -- CHAPTER 10 Humanism, Derrida and the new humanities -- Introduction -- Renaissance humanism and education -- Martin Heidegger's Letter on Humanism -- Derrida, humanism and the new humanities -- Notes -- References -- CHAPTER 11 Politics and deconstruction: Derrida, neoliberalism and democracy to come -- Introduction: politics and deconstruction -- Derrida, neoliberalism and anti-Nietzscheanism: re-writing the subject -- Democracy to come -- Notes -- References -- CHAPTER 12 Neopragmatism, ethnocentrism and the politics of the ethnos : Rorty's 'postmodernist bourgeois liberalism' -- Introduction -- Rorty's philosophical trajectory -- Rorty's postmodernist bourgeois liberalism -- Notes -- References -- CHAPTER 13 Achieving America: postmodernism and Rorty's critique of the cultural left -- Introduction -- 'Postmodernism' and Rorty's narrative turn -- Achieving America -- Notes -- References -- CHAPTER 14 Deranging the Investigations : Cavell on the philosophy of the child -- Introduction -- The 'voice' of the child in the Investigations -- Note -- References -- CHAPTER 15 White philosophy in/of America -- Introduction. The idea of American philosophy -- Narratives of 'white philosophy' -- The hope of American pragmatism -- Notes -- References -- Index.

In the World Library of Educationalists series, international experts themselves compile career-long collections of what they judge to be their finest pieces - extracts from books, key articles, salient research findings, major theoretical and/practical contributions - so the world can read them in a single manageable volume. Michael A. Peters has spent the last 30 years researching, thinking and writing about some of the key and enduring issues in education. He has contributed over 60 books (authored, co-authored and edited) and 500 articles to the field. In Education, Philosophy and Politics, Michael A. Peters brings together 15 of his key writings in one place, including chapters from his best-selling books and articles from leading journals. Starting with a specially written Introduction, which gives an overview of Michael's career and contextualises his selection, the essays are then arranged thematically to create a pathway of a way of thinking in philosophy of education which is forward looking but takes account of tradition and the past. The subjects of the chapters include; Wittgenstein Studies Philosophical Critique of Modernity French Poststructuralism Jean-Francois Lyotard Foucault & Deleuze Derrida American Pragmatism Rorty Cavell Philosophy and racism   Through this book, readers can follow the themes and strands that Michael A. Peters has written about for over three decades and clearly see his important contribution to the field of education.


Peters, Michael.

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