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Thinking Education Through Alain Badiou represents the first collection to explore the educational implications of French philosopher Alain Badiou's challenge to contemporary philosophical orthodoxy put forth in his 1993 work, Ethics: An Essay on the Understanding of Evil. Represents the first collection of work in education to grapple with what Alain Badiou might mean for the enterprise of schooling Takes up Badiou's challenge to contemporary and conventional Anglo-American doxa Includes original essays by experts in several different educational fields
Kent den Heyer is Associate Professor in the Department of Secondary Education at the University of Alberta. Dr. den Heyer has published and presented research internationally on student and teacher interpretations of the conditions necessary for social change, psychoanalytic approaches to anti-racist education, and curriculum theory.
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Notes on Contributors
Introduction: Alain Badiou: 'Becoming subject' to education
Badiou, Pedagogy and the Arts
Badiou's Challenge to Art and its Education: Or, 'art cannot be taught-it can however educate!'
Alain Badiou, Jacques Lacan and the Ethics of Teaching
Reconceptualizing Professional Development for Curriculum Leadership: Inspired by John Dewey and informed by Alain Badiou
The Obliteration of Truth by Management: Badiou, St. Paul and the question of economic managerialism in education
Militants of Truth, Communities of Equality: Badiou and the ignorant schoolmaster
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