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Education Beyond Education: Self and the Imaginary in Maxine Greene's Philosophy


reviewed by Anthony A. DeFalco June 03, 2009

coverTitle: Education Beyond Education: Self and the Imaginary in Maxine Greene's Philosophy
Author(s): John Baldacchino
Publisher: Peter Lang Publishing, New York
ISBN: 1433103567, Pages: 184, Year: 2008
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The focus of the Teaching Contemporary Scholars series is not just a rehashing of what has been written before, but a demonstration of how contemporary scholars have boldly created a new vision of education.  In Education Beyond Education, John Baldacchino examines the paradigm of education and learning that Maxine Greene offers us.  It is a much needed work and a valuable contribution to philosophy of education. Professor Baldacchino presents the intricacy and depth that Maxine Greene has to offer, challenging the reader to delve into the complexity that Maxine Greene has written about.  Anyone looking for an introduction to the works of Maxine Greene will profit from this insightful book. This book is important, because although Greene has a dedicated following, her work is not widely read or understood outside of that group. This is unfortunate, because her unique attention to both literature and the arts offers an alternative to... (preview truncated at 150 words.)


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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record, Date Published: June 03, 2009
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 15651, Date Accessed: 10/22/2017 9:26:23 AM

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  • Anthony DeFalco
    Long Island University
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    ANTHONY A. DEFALCO is a Professor of Education, Long Island University, C.W. Post Campus. He has published in the area of Social foundations with a focus on John Dewey and Progressive Education.
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