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Existential individual alone within Freire’s sociopolitical solidarity

Webster, Robert 2016, Existential individual alone within Freire’s sociopolitical solidarityEncyclopedia of educational philosophy and theory, Springer, Singapore, pp.1-5, doi: 10.1007/978-981-287-532-7_104-1.

Title Existential individual alone within Freire’s sociopolitical solidarity
Author(s) Webster, RobertORCID iD for Webster, Robert
Title of book Encyclopedia of educational philosophy and theory
Publication date 2016
Start page 1
End page 5
Total pages 5
Publisher Springer
Place of Publication Singapore
Summary Freire’s work has been recognized as lacking some careful and systematic attention to details on occasion (Dale and Hyslop-Margison 2011; Gerhardt 1993; Roberts 2010). This is not a serious criticism but is simply accepted as characteristic of his humanizing approach. One example of an event Freire identifies as important but does not provide systematic details about is the personally existential encounter an individual must face alone while being educated and liberated to participate in the sociopolitical solidarity of her context. Existential encounters are often marginalized due to the all-important focus upon dialogue between others. This contribution seeks to draw attention to the existential experiences of educational transformations to which Freire refers, explaining that these are not just juxtaposed ideas (Hufford 2010) but must necessarily be experienced alone because of their existent ..
ISBN 9789812875327
Language eng
DOI 10.1007/978-981-287-532-7_104-1
Field of Research 130202 Curriculum and Pedagogy Theory and Development
Socio Economic Objective 930201 Pedagogy
HERDC Research category B1 Book chapter
ERA Research output type B Book chapter
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