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Higher Education in Liquid Modernity (Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education)
Based in sociologist Zygmunt Bauman’s theory of liquid modernity, this volumedescribes and critiqueskey aspects and practices of liquid education--education as market-driven consumption, short life span of useful knowledge, overabundance of information--through a systematic comparison with ancient Greek paideia and medieval university education, producing...
Based in sociologist Zygmunt Bauman’s theory of liquid modernity, this volumedescribes and critiqueskey aspects and practices of liquid education--education as market-driven consumption, short life span of useful knowledge, overabundance of information--through a systematic comparison with ancient Greek paideia and medieval university education, producing a sweeping analysis of the history and philosophy ofeducation for the purpose of understanding current higher education, positing a more holisitic alternative model in which students are embedded in a learning commutity that is itself embedded in a larger society.If liquid modernity has left a vacuum where, according to Bauman, the pilot’s cabin is empty, this volume argues that no structure is better positioned to fill this vacuum than the university and outlines a renewed vision of social transformation through higher education.
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