educative function of his view of democratic life. Peters’ quoting and interpreting of this paragraph is important not only because this part is missing in the printed text in Chinese transcription, 1 but also because it helps further clarify Dewey’s thinking concerning the “link” between democracy and
A Post-Constructivist Perspective on Education, Learning, and Development
-ontological analyses of death, conscience, guilt, and discourse, I would like to examine Heidegger’s various attempts to confront the issue of silent origins together with his later efforts to sketch the contours of what he sees as the necessary transition to another form of thinking. However, this other form of
Das Denken, das Apple & Co. groß gemacht hat
Edited by Martin Ludwig Hofmann and Andreas K. Vetter
Textures of Identity in the North of England
Edited by Christoph Ehland
Künne, Wolfgang and Petzoldt, Matthias
[German Version] Thinking is a ramified concept. A survey of the phenomena of thinking must register several distinctions. (a) Thinking may be propositional (“X thinks that p”) or nominal (“X thinks of Y ”). (b) Propositional thinking is sometimes a state in which a thinker can be even when in a
With the consideration of some issues in contemporary philosophy, this thesis attempts to analyze being, thinking and language as philosophical subjects, and clear up the multiple meanings for each of them. It will also inquire the traditional methods in both Chinese and Western philosophy, and those in contemporary thinking. Finally, it puts forward a theory of “the critique without principles”. The thesis aims to explore a new way to solve the problems of contemporary philosophy by changing its subjects and methods.
A Cultural Hermeneutic
The metaphor of body thinking is extended far beyond bodily functions in the ordinary sense to personal and communal life, to social functions and to cultivation of the arts of civilization. As the metaphor is extended, the way to stay concrete in thinking with subtlety becomes a kind of ironic play, a natural adeptness at saying things with silences. Play and indirection are the roads around formalism and abstraction. Western formal thinking, it is argued, can be sharpened by Chinese body thinking to exhibit spontaneity and to produce healthy human thought in a community of cultural variety.
Design and Making in Teacher Education
Laurie O. Campbell and Samantha Heller
Introduction National calls for a competitive workforce in STEM have spotlighted computational thinking as a skill necessary to be globally competitive in all areas of STEM . Wing ( 2006 , 2008 ) presented a national challenge to teach computational thinking to every person and to begin at an
The Postformal Basics
Paul L. Thomas and Joe Kincheloe
Tired of the same educational policies and “solutions” in the teaching of reading, writing, and thinking, the authors become socio-psychic explorers who move readers past the boundaries of contemporary pedagogical perception.