The Aesthetic in Education

The Aesthetic in Education

1st Edition - January 31, 1985

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  • Editor: M. Ross
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483296258

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Description

Features papers presented at one of Exeter University's Annual Creative Arts Summer Schools, together with especially solicited material. Contributors have focussed on the idea of the aesthetic as a special dimension of education, and the volume embraces a wide range of perspectives - philosophical accounts of the arts, aesthetics and creativity, multicultural education, the sociology of art, and the arts in further education.

Readership

Of interest to postgraduates in teacher-training and MA/M\Ed courses in arts-in-education; students in B\Ed courses; education officers; and curriculum development leaders/researchers.

Table of Contents

  • Contributors. Introduction. A false trail for the arts? J Blacking. Artistic creativity, V Heyfron. Aestheticism and responsibility in art education, P Meeson. The aesthetic in education and in life, H Osborne. Creative development at 14+, R Pring. The aesthetic in the curriculum, L A Reid. The smock-coated researcher, M Ross. Utilitarianism, the arts and education, A Simpson. Questioning the curriculum: arts, education and ideology, J Wolff. Index.

Product details

  • No. of pages: 253
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Pergamon 1985
  • Published: January 31, 1985
  • Imprint: Pergamon
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483296258

About the Editor

M. Ross

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University of Exeter, UK

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