An education in 'evil' : implications for curriculum, pedagogy, and beyond / Cathryn van Kessel.
- Cham, Switzerland : Palgrave Macmillan, 
- Palgrave studies in educational futures
xiv, 155 pages ; 22 cm.
- Education -- Philosophy.
Education -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Good and evil.
- This book asserts that engaging with divergent understandings about the nature of evil and how it functions can help those interested in education think through issues in curriculum, pedagogy, and beyond. The author provokes thinking about and through the concept of evil in the spirit of thoughtful education (as opposed to thoughtless schooling) toward how we might live together in less harmful ways. Although thinking about evil can be uncomfortable and troubling, such inquiries help us explore what sort of relations we want to have with others. Analyzing our role in evil as humans, as well as our responsibilities to counter the processes of evil present in our everyday lives, opens up a potential to foster radical thought in and out of the classroom.
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
- Other format:
- ebook version :
9783030166052 (PDF ebook)
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