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

  • Michel Ferrari

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Mindfulness Base Stress Reduction Philosophical School Moral Expertise Dialectical Thinking Spiritual Exercise 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Michel Ferrari
    • 1
  1. 1.OISE University of TorontoTorontoCanada

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