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    Time to Teach?

    Säfström, Carl Anders (2020) Time to Teach? Civitas Educationis. Education, Politics and Culture, 9 (2). ISSN 2280-6865

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    In order to make clear the very different ways in which time, as well as the relation between student and teacher takes shape and form with-in education this paper explore two archetypes of teaching: Socratic teaching and Sophist teaching. Here I analyse the distinctly different ways in which power and the organisation of the social sphere take place within each. Socratic teaching is shown to rely on a notion of time as reproduction, which involves reproducing the power structure of a certain social order of inequality. By contrast, Sophist teaching relies on a notion of time as the instantiation of change and equality in the present. The paper concludes with pinpointing that what is at stake in teaching is the possibility of a liveable life for all (Sophist) rather than only for some (Socratic).

    Item Type: Article
    Additional Information: Cite as: Säfström, Carl. (2020). Time to teach?.
    Keywords: archetypes; socratic teaching; sophist teaching; equality; liveable life
    Academic Unit: Centre for Teaching and Learning
    Item ID: 16052
    Depositing User: Carl Anders Safstrom
    Date Deposited: 07 Jun 2022 10:35
    Journal or Publication Title: Civitas Educationis. Education, Politics and Culture
    Publisher: Research Gate
    Refereed: Yes
    Use Licence: This item is available under a Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial Share Alike Licence (CC BY-NC-SA). Details of this licence are available here

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