Education for Self-transformation

Essay Form as an Educational Practice

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ISBN: 978-94-007-2400-6 (Print) 978-94-007-2401-3 (Online)

Table of contents (8 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-x

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    Book Chapter

    Pages 1-20

    Introduction: Education as Self-transformation and the Essay Form of Writing: Education for a Post-secular Age

  3. Georg Lukács: Practice of Philosophy for Existential Fulfillment

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 21-22

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 23-31

      A Reflection on the Relation Between Philosophy and Life; Through Hans Blumenberg’s Work

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      Pages 33-41

      A Response to Modernity Between Reason and Faith: Kierkegaard’s Ideas of the Ethical Self and Subjectivity

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      Pages 43-58

      Practicing Philosophy, the Practice of Education: Exploring the Essay-Form Through Lukács’ Soul and Form

  4. Stanley Cavell: Practice of Education in the Essay-Form

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 59-59

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 61-78

      Stanley Cavell’s Ordinary Language Philosophy as an Example of Practicing Philosophy in the Essay-Form: In Search of a Humanistic Approach to Teacher Education

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      Pages 79-105

      Philosophy as the Essay Form of Writing: Cavell’s Concepts of Voice, Method, and Text

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      Pages 107-133

      Cavell’s Essayist as the Political Self: Implication for Citizenship Education

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      Pages 135-142

      Conclusion: The Essay Form of Writing for a Tragic Form of Subjectivity

  5. Back Matter

    Pages 143-149