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Author Taylor, John L. (John Lees), 1970-
Title Think again [electronic resource] : a philosophical approach to teaching / John L. Taylor ; foreword by A.C. Grayling ; cartoons by John Horner.
Publication Info. London : Continuum International Publishing, 2012.
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Description 1 online resource.
Series New directions in religion and literature.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; List of Illustrations; Foreword; Acknowledgements; Introduction: The Over-Examined Life; CHAPTER 1:Encouraging Self-Sufficiency: How to Liberate Learners through Philosophy; It makes you think; Spoons and hoops; Education on a need to know basis; It's good to talk; Where philosophy begins; The power of projects; A philosophical curriculum; Theory and practice; The liberal ideal; CHAPTER 2: Socratic Mentoring: A Guide to Philosophical Approaches to Learning; The examination of your life; Waking up to philosophy; Talking for real.
Openness to counter-argumentThe art of articulacy; Round-table discussion; Ground-rules for philosophical discussion; The place for passion; Setting the stage; Questions of interest; The things they say; The centrality of ethics; Ethical frameworks; A framework for philosophical discussion; Climbing the ladder of logic; Managing philosophical discussion; Table talk; CHAPTER 3: Philosophy within the Curriculum: How to Develop a Project-Based Approach; Project-based philosophy; The Extended Project Qualification; Philosophical learning within the International Baccalaureate.
Philosophy within the pre-16 curriculumThinking more deeply; Putting project-based programmes on the timetable; Designing a project-based philosophy programme; Is Socrates in the staff room?; Research skills; Ground-floor research: Collection and selection; Higher-level research: Analysis and synthesis; Wikipediatrics; CHAPTER 4: Project Management: How to Supervise the Writing of Philosophy Dissertations; Project management; Choosing a research question; Using philosophy to open a closed question; Reason and emotion; Philosophy for football fans; Structuring philosophical dissertations.
Supervising the writing of the literature reviewSupervising the writing of the discussion section; Planning a discussion; Using frameworks in discussion; Balanced discussion; Topping and tailing; Editing the dissertation; Just keeping going; CHAPTER 5: Reunifying the Curriculum: Encouraging Students to Think Philosophically in All Subject Areas; Finding philosophy everywhere; The big questions; Exploring meaning; The importance of semantics; The cultivation of understanding; Reuniting the two cultures; A philosophical approach to cross-curricular study.
Exploring the philosophical dimension of different subjectsEntry points to the world of philosophy; Foundational questions; Philosophy and vocational education; Philosophy for plumbers; CHAPTER 6: Assessment Reassessed: An Education-Driven Assessment Model; 'Existence is not an examination'; Common concerns about continuous assessment; Developing an assessment model for philosophical learning; Assessing the quality of philosophical projects; The dead hand of Jeremy Bentham; Understanding undervalued; Time to think; CHAPTER 7: Philosophically Speaking: The Future; A School of Thought.
Note Entering the Philosophy Zone.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject Philosophy -- Study and teaching.
Added Author Grayling, A. C.
Horner, Jon.
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Related To Print version: Taylor, John L. Think Again : A Philosophical Approach to Teaching London : Continuum International Publishing, c2012 9781441187758
ISBN 9781441151322 (electronic bk.)
144115132X (electronic bk.)
9781441187758 (Paper)
1441187758 (Paper)
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