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The Hermeneutics of the (Bio)Subject

Truth and Pedagogy and an Ecological Model of Subjectivity

We will call ‘philosophy’ the form of thought that asks what it is that enables the subject to have access to the truth and which attempts to determine the conditions and limits of the subject’s access to the truth. If we call this ‘philosophy,’ then I think we could call ‘spirituality’ the search, practice, and […]

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Peters, M. A. (2022). The Hermeneutics of the (Bio)Subject: Truth and Pedagogy and an Ecological Model of Subjectivity. PESA Agora. https://pesaagora.com/columns/the-hermeneutics-of-the-biosubject/

Michael A. Peters

Michael A. Peters (FRSNZ)  is a New Zealander and is currently Distinguished Professor at Beijing Normal University, and Emeritus Professor University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. He has Honorary Doctorates from Aalborg University, Denmark and SUNY, New York. Michael is Editor-in Chief of Educational Philosophy and Theory and Beijing International Review of Education (Brill). He is founding editor of Policy Futures in Education (Sage); E-Learning & Digital Media (Sage); Knowledge Cultures (Addleton); Open Review of Educational Research (Taylor & Francis); Video Journal of Education and Pedagogy (Brill) and on the board of many other journals and book series. Michael has written over 100 books and many journal articles on a wide range of topics and has worked with and mentored many younger scholars.

On narcissist leadership and authenticity

Moving towards an ecological understanding of the self

Bin Wu & Nesta Devine
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Bin Wua and Nesta Devineb aDepartment of Education, Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne, Australia; bAuckland University of Technology, Auckland, New Zealand   Abstract Neoliberalism promotes the self as an enterprise. The entrepreneuring self originates from a western concept of autonomic individualism, which in its extreme form, gives rise to narcissist leadership in neoliberal times. Narcissist […]

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Wu, B., & Devine, N. (2021). On narcissist leadership and authenticity: Moving towards an ecological understanding of the self. ACCESS: Contemporary Issues in Education, 41(2), 44-47. https://doi.org/10.46786/ac21.1357

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