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Transcendental Learning: The Educational Legacy of Alcott, Emerson, Fuller, Peabody and Thoreau

Transcendental Learning: The Educational Legacy of Alcott, Emerson, Fuller, Peabody and Thoreau (Paperback)

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Transcendental Learning discusses the work of five figures associated with transcendentalism concerning their views on education. Alcott, Emerson, Fuller, Peabody and Thoreau all taught at one time and held definite views about education. The book explores these conceptions with chapters on each of the five individuals and then focuses the main features of transcendental learning and its legacy today. A central thesis of the book is that transcendental learning is essentially holistic in nature and provides rich educational vision that is in many ways a tonic to today's factory like approach to schooling. In contrast to the narrow vision of education that is promoted by governments and the media, the Transcendentalists offer a redemptive vision of education that includes:

EducationEducation TheoryEducational psychologyEducationEducation TheoryPhilosophy & theory of educationHistory & PoliticsHistory: specific events & topicsPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSociologySocial research & statistics Publisher: Information Age Publishing Publication Date: 14/10/2011 ISBN-13: 9781617355844  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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