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The Rationality of Feeling by Author David Best

Part of the upcoming RLE: Education Mini-set K collection, this volume emphasizes the necessity for arts teachers to nurture the personal development of their students by expanding their artistic understanding and creativity.

Routledge Library Editions celebrate the reissue of a key title in a upcoming Philosophy of Education collection

David Best is best known for his work in philosophy of the arts, and in philosophy of education, and especially the arts in education.

In 1993 author David Best's book The Rationality of Feeling, won the main prize as "the most outstanding and original academic book of the year" at the Royal Society of Arts, by the Standing Conference on Studies in Education.

The book has been published in Portugal and Russia, and was published in Taiwan in Chinese in 2003.  When reviewing the book for JADE (The International Journal of Art & Design Education) David Aspin stated the book was "required reading in courses not only in Arts Departments of higher education institutions, but in Philosophy Departments for their courses in Mind, Language and Aesthetics and in Education Faculties for their work in Curriculum and its philosophical foundations".

This important reissue is due to publish at the end of the year.

Pre-order your copy of The Rationality of Feeling Today!

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