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- New York, Bern, Berlin, Bruxelles, Frankfurt am Main, Oxford, Wien, 2014. 194 pp.
- About the author
- About the book
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- Table of Contents
- Preface and Acknowledgments
- Chapter One: Paulo Freire: Life, Work, and Theory
- A Biography of Paulo Freire
- The Historical and Sociocultural Contexts in Which Freire Lived
- A Brief Sketch of Freire’s Life
- An Overview of Freire’s Pedagogical Theory
- Freire’s Philosophy
- Freire’s Theory of Liberating Education
- Critical Responses to Freire’s Pedagogical Theory
- Freire’s Original Contributions
- The Main Objections
- A Critical Defense
- Chapter Two: The Key Elements of Conscientization
- Conscientization at its Beginning
- Freire’s Conceptualization of Critical Consciousness
- To Read the Word Is to Read the World
- Critical Responses to Conscientization
- The Criticisms and the Defenses
- Conscientization, a Humanizing Pedagogy
- The Methodical Applications of Conscientization
- Smith’s Three-Stage Model
- Elias’s Approach
- A Number of Indispensable Elements of Conscientization Recapitulated
- Chapter Three: Conscience and its Relationship With Consciousness
- The Notion of Conscience and its Development
- The Conscience–Consciousness Problem
- The Conflict Between Conscience and Consciousness
- The Unity Between Conscience and Consciousness
- Chapter Four: The Dynamism of the Work of Conscience
- Conscience, the Basis of Morality, Reconsidered
- Marx’s Materialist Foundation of Morality
- Schopenhauer’s Compassion as Moral Foundation
- Conscience: Consciousness of Maintaining Humanity
- Conscience: The Working Mechanism
- Being Moral in a Transcendent Living Sphere
- An Illumination of the Notion of Transcendence
- A Proper Way to Transcendence
- Chapter Five: The Cultivation of Conscience
- The Transcendent Role of Love
- Love of the Good
- Love of Life
- The Transcendent Role of Dialogue
- The Antagonism Between the Self and Others
- The I–Thou Relation: The Foundation of the Dialogical Principle
- Conscience Welcomes the Other
- Dialogical Effect
- A Demonstration of the Transcendent Role of Love and Dialogue
- Crime and Punishment
- Chapter Six: The Integration of the Cultivation of Conscience Into Conscientization
- Freire’s Dialectical Meetings With Marx and Christ: A Guideline
- Legacies From Marx
- A New Concept of Revolution
- The Cultivation of Critical Consciousness: Functions and Roles
- Awakening the Consciousness of a Just Social Place
- Strengthening the Subject Position in Making History
- The Cultivation of Conscience: Functions and Roles
- A Cornerstone to Build Moral Character
- An Effective Means to Maintain a Universal Human Ethic
- Conscientization in a New Light
- Chapter Seven: Conscientization: Educational Necessity and Cultural Significance
- The Educational Necessity of Conscientization
- Robotic Vocationalism
- Money Idolatry: The Core of Marketization
- Indifference to the Loss of Humanity and Unnecessary Human Suffering
- The Absolute Necessity of Conscientization
- The Cultural Significance of Conscientization
- Freire’s Conscientized Subject in His Humanism
- Freire’s Universal Human Ethic
- Freire’s Certainty of His Socialist Orientation
- Freire’s Critical Pedagogy: Another New Form of Oppression and Hegemony?
- Chapter Eight: The Pedagogical Possibilities of Conscientization
- Conscientization Maintains Humanizing Education
- Conscientization Promotes Education as Revolutionary Intervention
- Conscientization Turns Education Into a Human Act
- Conscientization Fosters Pedagogical Love
- Conscientization Upholds Epistemological Curiosity
- Potentialities for Realizing Conscientization in Daily Pedagogical Situations
- Mr. Mattingly’s Intervention
- A Critical Reflection
- Series Index
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