The unbearable lightness of representing 'reality' in science education: A response to Schulz

Educational Philosophy and Theory 40 (4):494-514 (2008)
This article responds to Schulz's criticisms of an earlier paper published in Educational Philosophy and Theory. The purpose in this paper is to clarify and extend some of my earlier arguments, to indicate what is unfortunate (i.e. what is lost) from a non-charitable, modernist reading of Lyotardian postmodernism (despite its weaknesses), and to suggest what new directions are emerging in science education from efforts to move beyond an either/or dichotomy of foundationalism and relativism.
Keywords postmodernism  science education  Lyotard
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DOI 10.1111/j.1469-5812.2007.00360.x
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