2008

Teaching for Wisdom

Cross-cultural Perspectives on Fostering Wisdom

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ISBN: 978-1-4020-6531-6 (Print) 978-1-4020-6532-3 (Online)

Table of contents (12 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-XIII

  2. Introduction

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 1-19

      Introduction Sophia’s World: Episodes from the History of Wisdom

  3. Fostering Wisdom as Expertise

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 21-21

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      Pages 23-36

      Fostering Wisdom: A Psychological Perspective

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      Pages 37-57

      Teaching for Wisdom Through History: Infusing Wise Thinking Skills in the School Curriculum

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      Pages 59-77

      The Cultivation of Character Strengths

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      Pages 79-92

      Wisdom in Elementary School

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      Pages 93-110

      Master Zhu’s Wisdom

  4. Teaching for Wisdom as Personal Transformation

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 111-111

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      Pages 113-133

      Wisdom and Learning to Be Wise in Chinese Mahayana Buddhism

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      Pages 135-162

      Beginner’s Mind: Paths to the Wisdom that is Not Learned

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      Pages 163-176

      Ascending to Wisdom: A Christian Pedagogy

  5. Learning from Wise People

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 177-178

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      Pages 179-188

      The Wisdom of Plato’s Phaedo

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      Pages 189-204

      Can Wisdom Be Taught? Kant, Sage Philosophy, and Ethnographic Reflections from the Swahili Coast

  6. Conclusion

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 205-205

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      Pages 207-222

      Developing Expert and Transformative Wisdom: Can Either Be Taught in Public Schools?

  7. Back Matter

    Pages 223-233