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Aa is for Aesthetic (RLE Edu K)

Essays on Creative and Aesthetic Education

By Peter Abbs

Routledge – 2012

Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

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Description

This volume reaffirms the indispensable place of the arts in any coherent curriculum. The author hopes that the specific arguments formulated in the book will advance the conservationist post-Modernist aesthetic.

Contents

Introduction 1. Creativity, the Arts and the Renewal of Culture 2. A Formal Aesthetic for the Teaching of Arts 3. English as an Arts Discipline 4. The Aesthetic Field of English 5. Art and Loss of Art in An Age of Spilt Science: The Demise of Late Modernism 6. Patterns to Which Growth May Aspire: The Place of Myth in Education 7. Education, Phantasy and the Inner Life of Feeling 8. Education as Individuation: The Place of Autobiography 9. Towards a Conservationist Aesthetic: A Concluding Manifesto with a New Ecological Note. Bibliographies. Index.

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  1. Philosophy of Education

Name: Aa is for Aesthetic (RLE Edu K): Essays on Creative and Aesthetic Education (Hardback)Routledge 
Description: By Peter Abbs. This volume reaffirms the indispensable place of the arts in any coherent curriculum. The author hopes that the specific arguments formulated in the book will advance the conservationist post-Modernist...
Categories: Philosophy of Education