Epilogue: From Departmentalism to Holistic Education That Embraces Spirituality

  • Orlando Nang Kwok Ho


This is a book of basic hermeneutic-philosophical research with a focus on education. At first sight, not every subsection of this epilogue may have immediate appeal to every reader. All the questions below however ought to be answered. They will enable interested readers from heterogeneous backgrounds to eventually move beyond the artificial and necessary methodological boundaries of their established academic disciplines. As a way to know, methods and assumptions are essential. Yet, insofar as education is the concern and as it has been elucidated in Chaps.  11 and  12, departmentalised knowledge should eventually be put together for the holistic development of learners. Education should move beyond making learners powerful but selfish achievers. This inter-perspectival dialogue and epistemic accommodation for the holistic development of future generation through education should inevitably and fundamentally start first among disciplines within the academia.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Orlando Nang Kwok Ho
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  1. 1.The Chartered Institute of LinguistsLondonUK

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