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Philosophy and Education:: Accepting Wittgenstein's Challenge

Philosophy and Education:: Accepting Wittgenstein's Challenge

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  • ISBN-13: 9789048146130
  • Publisher: Springer
  • Release Date: Dec 07, 2010
  • Edition: Softcover reprint of hardcover 1st ed. 1995
  • Pages: 244 pages
  • Dimensions: 0.57 x 9.25 x 6.1 inches


Many books have been written about Wittgenstein's philosophy, but this collection of articles on Wittgenstein and education is the first study in book form in this area. There have been several articles in scholarly education journals, but the special cachet of this collection is that the contributors come from six countries. The collection has been edited by Paul Smeyers and Jim Marshall, philosophers of education who live in Belgium and New Zealand, respectively. Each of the chapters represents an original study of Wittgenstein, commissioned by the editors from colleagues they know to have written well on Wittgenstein and the implications of his ideas for education.
Audience: Teachers, students and academics in the field of philosophy and education. Especially interesting to advanced students in these areas.

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