The Intimate Schoolmaster and the Ignorant Sifu: Poststructuralism, Bruce Lee, and the Ignorance of Everyday Radical Pedagogy

@article{Bowman2016TheIS,
  title={The Intimate Schoolmaster and the Ignorant Sifu: Poststructuralism, Bruce Lee, and the Ignorance of Everyday Radical Pedagogy},
  author={Paul Bowman},
  journal={Philosophy \& Rhetoric},
  year={2016},
  volume={49},
  pages={549 - 570}
}
  • P. Bowman
  • Published 16 November 2016
  • Art
  • Philosophy & Rhetoric
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