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Being-Literate-in-the-World

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ISBN-10: 3838308816

ISBN-13: 9783838308814

Edition: N/A

Authors: Trevor Thwaites

List price: $115.00
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Being-literate-in-the-world Philosophers have long debated the relationship between the world and the language we use when we try to describe or understand it. This work examines the status of knowledge and literacy in a multi-modal globalized world through a Heideggerian questioning of language and music, historically and in schooling. While naming a thing might empower us, it also constrains our potential as we are restricted to thinking and speaking about the world only on language s terms. Our reality is expressed in words; we must settle for its limitations in our relationships with the objects, emotions, activities, ethics and education systems that shape our personal and social…    
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Book details

List price: $115.00
Publisher: Lap Lambert Academic Publishing GmbH & Company KG
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.72" tall
Weight: 1.034
Language: English