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  1. Introduction.Mordechai Gordon & Cris Mayo - 2014 - Educational Philosophy and Theory 46 (2):115-119.
  • Holocaust Laughter and Edgar Hilsenrath’s The Nazi and the Barber : Towards a Critical Pedagogy of Laughter and Humor in Holocaust Education.Michalinos Zembylas - 2018 - Studies in Philosophy and Education 37 (3):301-313.
    This article tries to defend the position that Holocaust Education can be enriched by appreciating laughter and humor as critical and transformative forces that not only challenge dominant discourses about the Holocaust and its representational limits, but also reclaim humanity, ethics, and difference from new angles and juxtapositions. Edgar Hilsenrath’s novel The Nazi and the Barber is discussed here as an example of literature that departs from representations of Holocaust as celebration of resilience and survival, portraying a world in which (...)
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  • ‘But What’s the Use? They Don’T Wear Breeches!’: Montaigne and the Pedagogy of Humor.Sammy Basu - 2014 - Educational Philosophy and Theory 46 (2):1-13.
    By virtue of his Essays Montaigne is rightly regarded not only as a radically modern philosopher but also as a transformative educational innovator. He confronted the extent to which pedantry and acculturation can justify cruelty by developing a conception of liberal arts education as the arts of liberation, and at the core of this education he placed the practice of essaying. This article argues that in easing us into essaying practices Montaigne qua educator makes reflexive use of three specific modes (...)
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