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Robert Hattam
University of South Australia
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    Pedagogies of Non-self as Practices of Freedom.Robert Hattam - 2021 - Studies in Philosophy and Education 40 (1):51-65.
    This paper assumes that educators are now involved in a struggle for their souls and for the souls of their students. The idea of the soul in this case is not the religious one, but the soul invoked by Foucault to name that aspect of self, that ‘exists, or is produced … within the body … or born … out of methods of punishment, supervision and constraint’. Neoliberalising social policy not only aims to transform structures and enact new technologies of (...)
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    Technologies of Self and the Cultivation of Virtues.Robert Hattam & Bernadette Baker - 2015 - Journal of Philosophy of Education 49 (2):255-273.
    In this article we engage with and against Foucault's provocation to think about diagrams of subjectivation. With Foucault we take up his meditation on spirituality and propose a Buddhist alternative to Greco-Roman technologies of self. Against Foucault's notion of an ‘arts of existence’ we suggest instead ‘cultivation of virtue’, drawing on, as an example, a famous Buddhist meditation on compassion. We conclude the article by proposing rethinking doctoral supervision in terms of a cultivation of virtue.
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  3. Teachers' Work in a Globalizing Economy.John Smyth, Alastair Dow, Robert Hattam, Alan Reid & Geoffrey Shacklock - 2001 - British Journal of Educational Studies 49 (1):103-105.
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