Eastern Sources of Invitational Education

  title={Eastern Sources of Invitational Education},
  author={David Ryback},
  journal={Journal of Invitational Theory and Practice},
  • D. Ryback
  • Published 11 February 2022
  • Education
  • Journal of Invitational Theory and Practice
Invitational education has epistemological roots in ancient eastern philosophies, particularly the better-known ones such as Buddhism, Taoism and Confucianism. These philosophies share the basic assumptions of invitational education—a sensitivity to and consideration of others' needs, emanating from a continuing awareness of self and inner truth. The purpose of this article is to give a brief introduction to the historical figures who advanced these philosophies, and to present a brief… 
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