The Intersubjective Turn: Theoretical Approaches to Contemplative Learning and Inquiry Across Disciplines
Publication Year: 2017
Publisher: State University of New York Press
Place of Publication: New York
Source ID: shanti-sources-82016
Collection: Contemplative Pedagogy in Higher Education
Abstract: A first of its kind, this book maps out current academic approaches in higher education to second-person contemplative education, which addresses contemplative experience from an intersubjective perspective. Until recently, contemplative studies has emphasized a predominantly first-person standpoint, but the expansion and embrace of second-person methods provides a distinctive learning context in which collective wisdom and shared learning can begin to emerge from dialogue among students and groups in the classroom. The contributors to this volume, leading researchers and practitioners from a variety of institutions and departments, examine the theoretical and philosophical foundations of second-person contemplative approaches to instruction, pedagogy, and curricula across various scholarly disciplines.