In Praise of the Cognitive Emotions (Routledge Revivals)

In Praise of the Cognitive Emotions (Routledge Revivals)

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First published in 1991, In Praise of Cognitive Emotions comprises fourteen of Scheffler's most recent essays - all of which challenge contemporary notions of education and rationality. While defending the ideal of rationality, he insists that rationality not be identified with a mental faculty or a mechanism of inference but taken rather as the capactity to grasp principles and purposes and to evaluate them in the light of relevant reasons. Examining a broad range of issues - from computers in school to math education, from metaphor to morality - these essays are unified by Scheffler's conviction of the primacy of critical thought in education.And Other Essays in the Philosophy of Education Israel Scheffler ... Michael Oakeshott, a€œPolitical Education, a€ in his Rationalism in Politics (New York: Basic Books, 1962); reprinted in ... P.A.Schilpp, in Albert Einstein: PhilosopherScientist, ed.

Title:In Praise of the Cognitive Emotions (Routledge Revivals)
Author: Israel Scheffler
Publisher:Routledge - 2010-07-19

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