Hans-Georg Gadamer : the hermeneutical imagination /

This book provides an introduction to Hans-Georg Gadamer's thinking and shows how it might inform our own thinking about education as a lifelong process of engaging with one another and with the wider world. He insisted on the supreme importance of prior learning, but also on the unpredictabili...

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Author / Creator:Nixon, Jon, author.
Imprint:Cham, Switzerland : Springer, [2017]
Description:1 online resource (82 pages)
Language:English
Series:SpringerBriefs in education: key thinkers in education
SpringerBriefs in education. Key thinkers in education.
Subject:Gadamer, Hans-Georg, -- 1900-2002 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Gadamer, Hans-Georg, -- 1900-2002.
Hermeneutics.
Education -- Philosophy.
Philosophy & theory of education.
EDUCATION -- Essays.
EDUCATION -- Organizations & Institutions.
EDUCATION -- Reference.
Hermeneutics.
Education.
Education -- Philosophy.
Philosophy and social sciences.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Electronic books.
Format: E-Resource Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/11271569
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ISBN:3319521179
9783319521176
9783319521169
3319521160
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Notes:Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Summary:This book provides an introduction to Hans-Georg Gadamer's thinking and shows how it might inform our own thinking about education as a lifelong process of engaging with one another and with the wider world. He insisted on the supreme importance of prior learning, but also on the unpredictability of human understanding and on the possibility of new and unforeseeable beginnings. Having lived through the catastrophe of two world wars, he became an important voice in the debate on the future of a reunified Germany and the role of the university in shaping the values and outlook of the new Europe. His work is of immense significance for all those involved in the education of future generations.
Other form:Print version: Nixon, Jon. Hans-Georg Gadamer : The Hermeneutical Imagination. Cham : Springer International Publishing, ©2017 9783319521169
Standard no.:10.1007/978-3-319-52117-6