Knowledge, teaching, and wisdom
- edited by Keith Lehrer ... [et al.].
- Dordrecht : Boston : Kluwer Academic, c1996.
- Physical description
- xii, 288 p. ; 25 cm.
- Philosophical studies series v. 67.
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
- 1. Human Wisdom: An Epistemological and Pedagogical Inquiry-- K. Lehrer, N.D. Smith. Part I: Socrates.
- 2. The Aims of the Socratic Elenchos-- H.H. Benson.
- 3. What Good is Human Wisdom? S.W. Calef.
- 4. Which "Socratic Method"? Models of Education in Plato's Dialogues-- D.H. Calhoun.
- 5. Socratic Teaching and the Search for Coherence-- R.P. Ebertz. Part II: Other Historical Views.
- 6. The Teaching of Wisdom: The Platonic Model of Teacher as Learner-- B.J. Lum.
- 7. Wisdom and Ruling in the Republic-- P. Vernezz.
- 8. Rediscovering Quinas's Concept of Knowledge-- T.F. Cruz.
- 9. Hume's Positive Program-- R. Snyder. Part III: Knowledge and Justification.
- 10. Justification and Knowledge-- B. Russell.
- 11. Justifying Basic Belief Forming Processes-- L. Stubenberg.
- 12. Seeing, Believing and so Forth-- D. Gilman.
- 13. Who are you Going to Believe - Me or Your Own Eyes? The Place of Testimony in Knowledge Acquisition-- J.F. Sennett.
- 14. Knowing what You Believe-- A. Owens. Part IV: Skepticism and Ways of Knowing.
- 15. Skepticism, Mitigated Skepticism, and Contextualism-- S. Jacobson.
- 16. Why Don't Lovers of Wisdom Dare to Love-- V. Dalmiya. Part V: Wisdom.
- 17. Three Definitions of Wisdom-- R. Garrett.
- 18. Wisdom-- S. Ryan. Part VI: Teaching.
- 19. Metaphysical Skepticism and the Teaching of Philosophy-- G. Ross.
- 20. Teaching Wisdom-- A.P. Norman.
- 21. The Question of Wisdom in the Contemporary Academy-- J.L. Golding.
- (source: Nielsen Book Data)
This book is a collective study of knowledge, teaching and wisdom resulting from a summer institute sponsored by the National Endowment for the Humanities. It is the work of philosophers and educators working to produce an historical and analytical understanding of the relationship between theory and practice, knowledge and wisdom, philosophy and education. The authors and editors are professional educators in various fields, most prominently philosophy and education. They have written articles from diverse philosophical and educational perspectives to provide new answers to the basic questions of philosophy and education. What is knowledge? What is wisdom? What is education? How can education result in the acquisition of knowledge and wisdom? The readers, who should include philosophers, educators and all those interested in these questions, will find novel and unique answers to these questions from their study of this volume.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)
- Publication date
- Philosophical studies series ; v. 67
- "This book derives from a 1993 National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Institute on Knowledge, Teaching, and Wisdom ... took place at the University of California, Berkeley"--Pref.
- 0792339800 (hb : alk. paper)
- 9780792339809 (hb : alk. paper)
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