Education as action/the adventure of education: thinking with Arendt and Whitehead

@article{Tamboukou2016EducationAA,
  title={Education as action/the adventure of education: thinking with Arendt and Whitehead},
  author={Maria Tamboukou},
  journal={Journal of Educational Administration and History},
  year={2016},
  volume={48},
  pages={136 - 147}
}
  • Maria Tamboukou
  • Published 10 February 2016
  • Education
  • Journal of Educational Administration and History
ABSTRACT Understanding and action are central themes in Hannah Arendt's thought and an idea that runs throughout her work is that whenever human beings act, they start processes. It is in this light that she saw education as a process whose aim is to make human beings feel at home in the world. Given the centrality of process in understanding action, early on in her work, Arendt reflected and drew upon the ideas of Alfred Whitehead, the philosopher of process. Education in his thought is an art… 

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