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Szkudlarek, Tomasz – Studies in Philosophy and Education, 2019
In the paper I analyze two features of the genre of the pedagogical. First is a particular usage of "should" statements (which I call postulational rhetoric) where one can identify an effect of erasing present normative behavior, while that which is postulated is turned into an unattainable ideal, or a value. Second, I analyze…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Discourse Analysis, Educational Objectives, Political Attitudes
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Szkudlarek, Tomasz – Studies in Philosophy and Education, 2011
In this text I concentrate on semiotic aspects of the theory of political identity in the work of Ernesto Laclau, and especially on the connection between metaphors, metonymies, catachreses and synecdoches. Those tropes are of ontological status, and therefore they are of key importance in understanding the discursive "production" of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Practices, Semiotics, Figurative Language
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Szkudlarek, Tomasz – Studies in Philosophy and Education, 2007
The paper assumes that education is part of the process of discursive construction of society. The theoretical framework on which this argument is based includes Ernesto Laclau's theory of the "ontological impossibility and political necessity of society", and the role discourse and empty signifiers play in the establishment of political…
Descriptors: Educational Environment, Academic Discourse, Debate, Interpersonal Relationship
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Szkudlarek, Tomasz – Studies in Philosophy and Education, 2005
The paper is an interpretation of J.-J. Rousseau's book on the government of Poland. The central part of the paper is devoted to complex relations between the notions of nature, nation, childhood, and civic education. Methodologically, the analysis involves interpretation of historical contexts and positions significant in the writing of the book,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Physical Environment, Children, Citizenship Education