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Hermeneutics of Education
Exploring and Experiencing the Unpredictability of Education
Reihe: International Studies in Hermeneutics and Phenomenology
Bd. 10, 336 S., 59.90 EUR, 59.90 CHF, br., ISBN 978-3-643-91150-6
A hermeneutics of education pays special attention not to educational structures, but the central role of conversation in the educational process. The key issue is the formation of the person as a unique reality of being and acting while supporting intersubjective understanding. The polyphony of understanding places the human search for meaning within the horizon of incompleteness and allows for both, spontaneity and rigor, in order to reach an understanding of what is happening to us and in us when we understand. Reflection on education is always inseparable from educational practice.
Andrzej Wierciński, Professor of Philosophy of Education, University of Warsaw, and President of the International Institute for Hermeneutics.