Logo - springer
Slogan - springer

Education & Language | Paulo Freire: Teaching for Freedom and Transformation - The Philosophical Influences on the Work

Paulo Freire: Teaching for Freedom and Transformation

The Philosophical Influences on the Work of Paulo Freire

Dale, John, Hyslop-Margison, Emery J.

2011, XX, 172 p.

Available Formats:
eBook
Information

Springer eBooks may be purchased by end-customers only and are sold without copy protection (DRM free). Instead, all eBooks include personalized watermarks. This means you can read the Springer eBooks across numerous devices such as Laptops, eReaders, and tablets.

You can pay for Springer eBooks with Visa, Mastercard, American Express or Paypal.

After the purchase you can directly download the eBook file or read it online in our Springer eBook Reader. Furthermore your eBook will be stored in your MySpringer account. So you can always re-download your eBooks.

 
$19.95

(net) price for USA

ISBN 978-90-481-9100-0

digitally watermarked, no DRM

Included Format: PDF and EPUB

download immediately after purchase


learn more about Springer eBooks

add to marked items

Hardcover
Information

Hardcover version

You can pay for Springer Books with Visa, Mastercard, American Express or Paypal.

Standard shipping is free of charge for individual customers.

 
$209.00

(net) price for USA

ISBN 978-90-481-9099-7

free shipping for individuals worldwide

usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days


add to marked items

Softcover
Information

Softcover (also known as softback) version.

You can pay for Springer Books with Visa, Mastercard, American Express or Paypal.

Standard shipping is free of charge for individual customers.

 
$29.95

(net) price for USA

ISBN 978-94-007-2854-7

free shipping for individuals worldwide

usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days


add to marked items

Softcover
Information

Softcover (also known as softback) version.

You can pay for Springer Books with Visa, Mastercard, American Express or Paypal.

Standard shipping is free of charge for individual customers.

 
$209.00

(net) price for USA

ISBN 978-94-007-3350-3

free shipping for individuals worldwide

usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days


add to marked items

  • Provides the first in-depth examination of the philosophical foundations of Freire's contribution to education
  • Evaluates the extent to which Freire successfully weaves various philosophical positions into a coherent pedagogy
  • Explains how Freire's pedagogy might be applied in contemporary education programs within a neo-liberal context
A lack of in-depth philosophical analysis has left an unacceptable deficit in the understanding, appreciating and applying of Paulo Freire’s work. This lack of analysis promotes frequent misconceptions and creates superficial practice within education. Indeed, the philosophical assumptions contributing to Freire’s critical pedagogy require significant intellectual effort to identify, unravel, and ultimately evaluate on the basis of their epistemic, moral and pedagogical tenability. This book generates a far richer and yet more accessible understanding of Freire’s theories. It does so because such important ideas, values and attitudes should not suffer from classroom superficiality. Ideas such as banking education, conscientization and humanization are debased when they are reduced to slogans lacking the intellectual support they deserve. In order to understand such terms and their origins more fully, a more in depth examination of Freire’s concepts and their philosophical origins is desperately needed. This accessible book provides teachers, students and others with precisely such an examination of Freire’s ideas on transformative education.

Content Level » Research

Keywords » Aristotle’s ethics - Paulo Freire - Pedagogy of Freedom - Pedagogy of Hope - Pedagogy of the Oppressed - banking education - conscientization - critical pedagogy - humanization - philosophy - problem-posing

Related subjects » Education & Language - Epistemology & Philosophy of Science

Table of contents 

Dedication Table of Contents Acknowledgments Preface Chapter One: Our Journey to Freire Chapter Two: Metaphors, Politics and Biography Chapter Three: Pedagogy of Humanism Chapter Four: Marxism, Existentialism and Freire Chapter Five: Freire’s Critical Pedagogy: Summary and Conclusions References Index

Popular Content within this publication 

 

Articles

Read this Book on Springerlink

Services for this book

New Book Alert

Get alerted on new Springer publications in the subject area of Educational Philosophy.