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The Aesthetics of Knowing and Teaching

by Kenneth R. Conklin - 1970

In this essay the author claims that knowing and teaching share certain characteristics usually thought of only in connection with the aesthetic appreciation of art, music, poetry, sculpture, and other products of creative activity. Knowing and teaching may be appreciated and criticized in much the same ways we customarily appreciate or criticize artistic products. Creativity in knowing and teaching may therefore be improved by studying artistic creativity.

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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 72 Number 2, 1970, p. 257-266
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 1638, Date Accessed: 10/23/2020 5:13:24 PM

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  • Kenneth Conklin
    Emory University
    Kenneth R. Conklin is on the faculty of educational studies at Emory University, Atlanta.
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