Leaving Safe Harbors: Toward a New Progressivism in American Education and Public Life

Routledge Falmer (2002)
Leaving Safe Harbors offers radical readings of conventional literature, and makes creative use of philosophy, literature, film and popular culture as it maps out a future for progressive education. Award winning author Dennis Carlson re-scripts the myths embedded in the works of Plato, Hegel, Nietzsche and Heidegger and analyzes them alongside such popular phenomena as Ridley Scott's Bladerunner and the British Punk group, The Sex Pistols. In his fluid writing style, he lucidly illustrates how these modern "myths" may serve as models for a new way to think about education, and breathes new life into canonical texts on learning.
Keywords Education Philosophy  Progressive education Philosophy  Education Aims and objectives
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Call number LB14.7.C364 2002
ISBN(s) 0415933765   9780415933766
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