Bearing Witness to the Fusion of Person and Role in Teaching

Journal of Aesthetic Education 52 (4):21 (2018)
  Copy   BIBTEX

Abstract

It is a truism that the person in the role of teacher matters. Students learn this truth very early in school. Teachers’ testimonials underscore its reality. School administrators relearn it every time they think about collegiality. These commonplaces attest to the truth that it is persons, not roles as such, who educate, or who fail to do so, as the case may be. It takes a human being to bring to life the many-sided nature of the role.As obvious as these points may appear, they beg the question of what it means to be a person in the role of teacher. What does it mean to invest one’s person in the role? What does it mean to allow the role to affect the very person one is becoming? What does it mean to fuse person...

Links

PhilArchive



    Upload a copy of this work     Papers currently archived: 76,346

External links

Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server

Through your library

Similar books and articles

Testimony Bearing Witness: Epistemology, Ethics, History and Culture.Sybille Krämer & Sigrid Weigel (eds.) - 2017 - New York: Rowman & Littlefield International.
The Letter and the Witness: Agamben, Heidegger, and Derrida.Gert-Jan van der Heiden - 2015 - Journal of the British Society for Phenomenology 46 (4):292-306.
(Un)touchability: Disclosure and the Ethics of Loss. [REVIEW]Brent Armendinger - 2009 - Journal of Medical Humanities 30 (3):173-182.
Bearing Witness, Moral Responsibility and Distant Suffering.David W. Hill - 2019 - Theory, Culture and Society 36 (1):27-45.

Analytics

Added to PP
2018-11-25

Downloads
55 (#216,365)

6 months
5 (#154,483)

Historical graph of downloads
How can I increase my downloads?

References found in this work

No references found.

Add more references