Spontaneous Action and Transformative Learning: Empirical investigations and pragmatist reflections

@inproceedings{Nohl2009SpontaneousAA,
  title={Spontaneous Action and Transformative Learning: Empirical investigations and pragmatist reflections},
  author={Arnd-Michael Nohl},
  year={2009}
}
  • Arnd-Michael Nohl
  • Published 2009
  • Sociology
  • Whereas present theories of transformative learning tend to focus on the rational and reflective actor, in this article it is suggested that spontaneous action may play a decisive role in transformative learning too. In the spontaneity of action, novelty finds its way into life, gains momentum, is respected by others and reflected by the actor. Such transformation processes are investigated both with the means of theoretical reflection and of empirical inquiry. Based on nine narrative… CONTINUE READING

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