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  1. Aa is for Aesthetic (RLE Edu K)

    Essays on Creative and Aesthetic Education

    By Peter Abbs

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    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....

    Published February 27th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Living Powers(RLE Edu K)

    The Arts in Education

    By Peter Abbs

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    When originally published this was the first book to offer a collective history of all the arts – Art, Drama, Dance, Music, Literature and Film – in the curriculum. It also offers a coherent framework for the teaching of arts which is in line with the best current trends since the Gulbenkian Report...

    Published February 27th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Against the Flow

    Education, the Art and Postmodern Culture

    By Peter Abbs

    At once provocative and inspiring, Against the Flow is a work of polemic from an internationally respected writer and thinker on arts education. Peter Abbs argues that contemporary education ignores the aesthetic and ethical as a result of being in thrall to such forces as the market economy and...

    Published June 5th 2003 by Routledge

  4. The Educational Imperative

    A Defence Of Socratic And Aesthetic Learning

    By Peter Abbs Lecturer in Education, University of Sussex.

    Written with both the cultural and moral crisis and the challenge of the future in mind, Peter Abbs's book charts an open, clear, and positive way forward for education. Divided into four sections, the first examines the true and fitting ends of education and outlines a positive conception of...

    Published September 15th 1994 by Routledge

  5. The Symbolic Order

    A Contemporary Reader On The Arts Debate

    Edited by Peter Abbs

    First published in 1989. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published August 31st 1989 by Routledge

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