Pedagogy of Praxis: A Dialectical Philosophy of Education

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SUNY Press, 1996 - Education - 216 pages
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One of the foremost Brazilian philosophers of education presents some of his ideas, focusing on people, their actions, and their consciousness. He begins with the premise that human history is the product of people's struggle against inequality, which he describes in terms of a dialectic of oppositions and a pedagogy of consciousness. Dialectics fo
  

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Contents

Dialectics Conception and Method
9
A Critique of Bourgeois Education
31
A Critique of Critical Pedagogy
57
Education and the Class Struggle
81
A Single School for Everyone
99
School As a Sociocultural Project
119
Citizen School
135
Sociocultural Diversity and Education for All
155
Conclusion
177
Bibliography
187
Index
205
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About the author (1996)

Moacir Gadotti is Associate Professor of Education at the University of Sao Paulo, and Director of the Paulo Freire Institute. He is Regional Director of the International Community Education Association (ICEA) in Latin America, and a member of the steering committee of the World University Service (WUS). Gadotti has written many books including Reading Paulo Freire: His Life and Work also published by SUNY Press.

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