Chinese Philosophy on Teaching and Learning: Xueji in the by Xu Di,Hunter McEwan

By Xu Di,Hunter McEwan

A translation and dialogue of the relevant Confucian textual content on schooling, Xueji (On instructing and Learning), influential in China from the Han dynasty to the current day.

Written over and a part millennia in the past, the Xueji (On instructing and Learning) is likely one of the oldest and such a lot accomplished works on academic philosophy and educating equipment, in addition to a attention of the best roles of lecturers and scholars. The Xueji used to be integrated within the Liji (On Ritual), one of many 5 Classics that grew to become the guts of the tutorial approach in the course of China’s imperial period, and it includes the ritual protocols followed through the Imperial Academy in the course of the Han dynasty. Chinese Philosophy on educating and Learning offers a brand new translation of the Xueji in addition to essays exploring this paintings from either Western and chinese language views. members learn the roots of academic idea in classical chinese language philosophy, define similarities and adjustments with principles rooted in classical Greek inspiration, and discover what the Xueji can provide educators today.

Xu Di is Professor of academic Foundations on the college of Hawai‘i at Mānoa and the writer of A comparability of the tutorial principles and Practices of John Dewey and Mao Zedong in China.

Hunter McEwan is Professor of schooling on the college of Hawai‘i at Mānoa and the coeditor (with Kieran Egan) of Narrative in educating, studying, and Research.

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