The Call of Stories: Teaching and the Moral Imagination

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 1989 - Education - 212 pages
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A teacher and a child psychiatrist discusses the power of stories to affect others, recounting his exposure to many famous people and their stories and what this has told him about life
 

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The call of stories: teaching and the moral imagination

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Using the "documentary study or psychiatric anthropology'' approach of his previous works, Coles presents conversations with college, law, and medical school students that focus on the moral impact of ... Read full review

Contents

STORIES AND THEORIES I
1
STARTING OUT
31
FINDING A DIRECTION
67
Bringing Poems to Medical School Teaching
92
VOCATIONAL CHOICES AND HAZARDS
102
THE PRIVATE LIFE
130
LOOKING BACK
163
ON MORAL CONDUCT
192
INDEX
207
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Robert Coles is a winner of the National Medal of Freedom.

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