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Dwelling, Building, Thinking

A Post-Constructivist Perspective on Education, Learning, and Development

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Dwelling, Building, Thinking by Wolff Michael Roth
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In this book, the author presents a major challenge to (social) constructivism, which has become an ideology that few dare to critique. Transgressing the boundaries of this ideology, the author develops an alternative epistemology that takes dwelling as the starting point and ground. Dwelling enables building and thinking (`constructing'). It is an epistemology in which there is a primacy of social relations, which are the first instantiations of the higher psychological functions ascribed to humans. Starkly contrasting constructivism, the author shows how the commonness of the senses and the existence of social relations lead to common sense, which is the foundation of everything rational and scientific. Common sense, which comes from and with dwelling, is the ground in which all education is rooted. Any attempt to eradicate it literally uproots and thus alienates students from the life and world with which they are so familiar.

Author Biography

Wolff-Michael Roth, Ph.D. (1987), University of Southern Mississippi, is Lansdowne Professor of Applied Cognitive Science in the Faculty of Education at the University of Victoria, Canada. His transdisciplinary research focuses on knowing and learning across the entire lifespan.
Release date NZ
May 9th, 2018
Country of Publication
Netherlands
Imprint
Sense
Pages
198
ISBN-13
9789004377127
Product ID
28054676

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