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Boundaries of the Educational Imagination

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ISBN: 9781928331018 Year: Pages: 184 Language: English
Publisher: African Minds
Subject: Education
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The educational imagination is the capacity to think critically beyond our located, daily experiences of education. It breaks away from the immediacy of personal understanding by placing education within wider, deeper and longer contexts. Boundaries of the Educational Imagination develops the educational imagination by answering six questions:&#xD;&#xD;What happens when we expand continuously outwards from one school to all the schools of the world?&#xD;What happens if we go inside a school and explore how its material equipment has changed over the past 300 years?&#xD;What is the smallest educational unit in our brain and how does it allow an almost infinite expansion of knowledge?&#xD;What is the highest level of individual development we can teach students to aspire towards?&#xD;What role does education play in a world that is producing more and more complex knowledge increasingly quickly?&#xD;How do small knowledge elements combine to produce increasingly complex knowledge forms?&#xD;&#xD;Each question goes on a journey towards limit points in education so that educational processes can be placed within a bigger framework that allows new possibilities, fresh options and more critical engagement. These questions are then pulled together into a structuring framework enabling the reader to grasp how this complex subject works.

Memory

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ISBN: 9780823232598 9780823232611 Year: DOI: 10.26530/OAPEN_626982 Language: English
Publisher: Fordham University Press Grant: Knowledge Unlatched - 100617
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The volume reconstructs the work of the great philosophical and literary figures of the last two centuries who recast the concept of memory and brought it into the forefront of the modernist and postmodernist imagination—among them, Bergson, Halbwachs, Freud, Proust, Benjamin, Adorno, Derrida, and Deleuze. Drawing on recent advances in the sciences and in the humanities, the contributors address the question of how memory works, highlighting transactions between the interiority of subjective memory and the larger fields of public or collective memory.

Anthropologie naïve, anthropologie savante

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ISBN: 9782271051592 9782271078551 Year: Language: French
Publisher: CNRS Éditions
Subject: Anthropology
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Il y a deux siècles, les naturalistes s'emparèrent de la question de l'origine de l'homme, à laquelle seuls les mythes fournissaient jusqu'alors des réponses. Mais la science, après avoir rejeté les traditionnels récits mythiques, a-t-elle véritablement réussi à se libérer de leur influence ? A travers une analyse des principales conceptions de l'anthropogenèse proposées entre le début du xixe siècle et nos jours, Wiktor Stoczkowski montre que les travaux scientifiques, au même titre que les ...

Reading Vincent van Gogh: a Thematic Guide to the Letters

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ISBN: 9781771991872 9781771991889 9781771991896 Year: Pages: 198 DOI: 10.15215/aupress/9781771991872.01 Language: English
Publisher: Athabasca University Press
Subject: Languages and Literatures
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Soon after his death, Vincent van Gogh’s reputation grew and developed through the remarkably symbiotic relationship evident between his paintings and letters. However, the sheer bulk and complexity of Van Gogh’s complete surviving correspondence presents a formidable challenge to those who wish to read and analyze the whole text as a literary work.Reading Vincent van Gogh is at once an interpretive guide to Van Gogh’s letters and a distillation of the key themes that reoccur throughout his collected letters—foremost among them the motifs of suffering, love, imagination, and the ineffable. In this indispensable, synoptic view of the letters, Patrick Grant makes the main lines of Vincent van Gogh’s thinking accessible and displays the arresting vividness of the well-known artist’s writing.

Dynamiken politischer Imagination. Die deutschsprachige Utopie von Stifter bis Döblin in ihren internationalen Kontexten, 1848-1930

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Book Series: Studien und Texte zur Sozialgeschichte der Literatur ISSN: 0174-4410 ISBN: 9783110434910 Year: Volume: 143 Pages: 480 DOI: 10.1515/9783110434910 Language: German
Publisher: De Gruyter
Subject: Languages and Literatures
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The study traces the history of utopias from 1848 to 1930 as settings for competing political visions and the impact of utopias on changing social realities. This re-evaluation of utopias also offers promising insights about a universal problem in cultural studies – namely, the relationship between literature and politics. What stories must be told to inspire people toward a better world?

The Edinburgh Companion to the Critical Medical Humanities

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ISBN: 9781474414555 Year: Pages: 700 DOI: 10.26530/OAPEN_613682 Language: English
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press Grant: Wellcome Trust - chapter 1: 103817, chapter 3: 097918, chapter
Subject: Medicine (General) --- Social Sciences
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In this landmark Companion, expert contributors from around the world map out the field of the critical medical humanities. This is the first volume to introduce comprehensively the ways in which interdisciplinary thinking across the humanities and social sciences might contribute to, critique and develop medical understanding of the human individually and collectively. The thirty-six newly commissioned chapters range widely within and across disciplinary fields, always alert to the intersections between medicine, as broadly defined, and critical thinking. Each chapter offers suggestions for further reading on the issues raised, and each section concludes with an Afterword, written by a leading critic, outlining future possibilities for cutting-edge work in this area. Topics covered in this volume include: the affective body, biomedicine, blindness, breath, disability, early modern medical practice, fatness, the genome, language, madness, narrative, race, systems biology, performance, the postcolonial, public health, touch, twins, voice and wonder.&#xD;&#xD;Together the chapters generate a body of new knowledge and make a decisive intervention into how health, medicine and clinical care might address questions of individual, subjective and embodied experience.

Déduits d’oiseaux au Moyen Âge

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ISBN: 9782853997249 9782821836877 Year: Language: French
Publisher: Presses universitaires de Provence
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Paper Technologies, Digital Technologies: Working With Early Modern Medical Records (Book chapter)

Book title: The Edinburgh Companion to the Critical Medical Humanities

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ISBN: 9781474400046 9781474414555 Year: Pages: 700 Language: English
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press Grant: Wellcome Trust - chapter 1: 103817, chapter 3: 097918, chapter
Subject: Medicine (General) --- Social Sciences
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In this landmark Companion, expert contributors from around the world map out the field of the critical medical humanities. This is the first volume to introduce comprehensively the ways in which interdisciplinary thinking across the humanities and social sciences might contribute to, critique and develop medical understanding of the human individually and collectively. The thirty-six newly commissioned chapters range widely within and across disciplinary fields, always alert to the intersections between medicine, as broadly defined, and critical thinking. Each chapter offers suggestions for further reading on the issues raised, and each section concludes with an Afterword, written by a leading critic, outlining future possibilities for cutting-edge work in this area. Topics covered in this volume include: the affective body, biomedicine, blindness, breath, disability, early modern medical practice, fatness, the genome, language, madness, narrative, race, systems biology, performance, the postcolonial, public health, touch, twins, voice and wonder.&#xD;&#xD;Together the chapters generate a body of new knowledge and make a decisive intervention into how health, medicine and clinical care might address questions of individual, subjective and embodied experience.

Man’s Dark Interior: Surrealism, Viscera and the Anatomical Imaginary (Book chapter)

Book title: The Edinburgh Companion to the Critical Medical Humanities

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ISBN: 9781474400046 9781474414555 Year: Pages: 700 Language: English
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press Grant: Wellcome Trust - chapter 1: 103817, chapter 3: 097918, chapter
Subject: Medicine (General) --- Social Sciences
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In this landmark Companion, expert contributors from around the world map out the field of the critical medical humanities. This is the first volume to introduce comprehensively the ways in which interdisciplinary thinking across the humanities and social sciences might contribute to, critique and develop medical understanding of the human individually and collectively. The thirty-six newly commissioned chapters range widely within and across disciplinary fields, always alert to the intersections between medicine, as broadly defined, and critical thinking. Each chapter offers suggestions for further reading on the issues raised, and each section concludes with an Afterword, written by a leading critic, outlining future possibilities for cutting-edge work in this area. Topics covered in this volume include: the affective body, biomedicine, blindness, breath, disability, early modern medical practice, fatness, the genome, language, madness, narrative, race, systems biology, performance, the postcolonial, public health, touch, twins, voice and wonder.&#xD;&#xD;Together the chapters generate a body of new knowledge and make a decisive intervention into how health, medicine and clinical care might address questions of individual, subjective and embodied experience.

Holism, Chinese Medicine and Systems Ideologies: Rewriting the Past to Imagine the Future (Book chapter)

Book title: The Edinburgh Companion to the Critical Medical Humanities

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ISBN: 9781474400046 9781474414555 Year: Pages: 700 Language: English
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press Grant: Wellcome Trust - chapter 1: 103817, chapter 3: 097918, chapter
Subject: Medicine (General) --- Social Sciences
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In this landmark Companion, expert contributors from around the world map out the field of the critical medical humanities. This is the first volume to introduce comprehensively the ways in which interdisciplinary thinking across the humanities and social sciences might contribute to, critique and develop medical understanding of the human individually and collectively. The thirty-six newly commissioned chapters range widely within and across disciplinary fields, always alert to the intersections between medicine, as broadly defined, and critical thinking. Each chapter offers suggestions for further reading on the issues raised, and each section concludes with an Afterword, written by a leading critic, outlining future possibilities for cutting-edge work in this area. Topics covered in this volume include: the affective body, biomedicine, blindness, breath, disability, early modern medical practice, fatness, the genome, language, madness, narrative, race, systems biology, performance, the postcolonial, public health, touch, twins, voice and wonder.&#xD;&#xD;Together the chapters generate a body of new knowledge and make a decisive intervention into how health, medicine and clinical care might address questions of individual, subjective and embodied experience.

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