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Edith Stein’s Philosophy of Education in The Structure of the Human Person

Lebech, Mette (2006) Edith Stein’s Philosophy of Education in The Structure of the Human Person. In: Perspectives on the Meaning and Value of Higher Education from the national University of Ireland, Maynooth, A special issue of Maynooth Philosophical Papers. Faculty of Philosophy NUIM, pp. 163-177. ISBN 0901519766

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Abstract

Because the image we have of the human person determines educational practice, Stein’s philosophy of education consists in anthropology. Her main work in education theory falls into two parts, philosophical and theological, as both disciplines influence our image of the human person. The Structure of the Human Person, the first and philosophical part of this foundational project, constitutes Stein’s mature philosophy of the human person – a subject that had occupied her all her life. This article examines the philosophical anthropology of this work, its historical background and its place within Stein’s entire work

Item Type: Book Section
Keywords: Edith Stein;
Subjects: Arts, Celtic Studies & Philosophy > Philosophy
Item ID: 3009
Depositing User: Mette Lebech
Date Deposited: 07 Feb 2012 14:37
Journal or Publication Title: Maynooth Philosophical Papers
Publisher: Faculty of Philosophy NUIM
Refereed: Yes
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