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The educated mind

how cognitive tools shape our understanding

by Kieran Egan

  • 296 Want to read
  • 2 Currently reading

Published by University of Chicago Press in Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Education -- Philosophy.,
  • Cognition and culture.,
  • Civilization, Western -- History.,
  • Educational anthropology.,
  • Educational sociology.,
  • Learning, Psychology of.,
  • Teaching.,
  • Psycholinguistics.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 281-292) and index.

    StatementKieran Egan.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsLB14.7 .E53 1997
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 299 p. ;
    Number of Pages299
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1002872M
    ISBN 100226190366
    LC Control Number96042208

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    Feb 07,  · In this new book, Bauer takes the same elements and techniques and adapts them to the use of adult readers who want both enjoyment and self-improvement from the time they spend trc-music.com Well-Educated Mind offers brief, entertaining histories of five literary genres?fiction, autobiography, history, drama, and poetry?accompanied by detailed. In the Well-Educated Mind, Susan focuses on the adult, and her premise is that it's not too late; you can have a Well-Educated Mind. Susan's focus is on helping the adult learn to read great literature. This book is so much more than a list of suggested reading.

    Most of all we need an education which will create an educated mind. This is a mind not simply a repository of information and skills, but a mind that is a source of creative skepticism, characterized by a willingness to challenge old assumptions and to be challenged, a spaciousness of outlook, and convictions that are deeply held, but which new facts and new experiences can always modify. The Educated Mind: How Cognitive Tools Shape Our Understanding ©, pages Paper $ ISBN: For information on purchasing the book—from bookstores or here online—please go to the webpage for The Educated Mind.


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[Westover’s] lyrical prose is mesmerizing, as is her personal story, growing up in a Cited by: 4. In The Well-Educated Mind, Susan Wise Bauer provides a welcome and encouraging antidote to the distractions of our age, electronic and otherwise.

In her previous book, The Well-Trained Mind, the author provided a road map of classical4/5. Tara Westover’s book “Educated” is a distressing & discomforting - alarming & startling exposure of her Mormon fundamentalist family. “Educated” is a memoir of nonfiction - but names and identifying details have been changed/5(K).

The recommended reading list in The Well Educated Mind by Susan Wise Bauer. This list is transcribed from my personal copy of the book and will be part of my. Well Educated Mind Reading List is part of Reading lists - The recommended reading list in The Well Educated Mind by Susan Wise Bauer This list is transcribed from my personal copy of the book and will be part of my personal reading journey A Good Reading List for the classics in several genres Books to Read Before You Die.

Nov 16,  · Susan Wise Bauer is a writer, educator, and historian. Her previous books include the Writing With Ease, Writing With Skill, and Story of the World series from Well-Trained Mind Press, as well as The Well-Trained Mind: A Guide to Classical Education at Home, The Well-Educated Mind: A Guide to the Classical Education You Never Had, Rethinking School, The Story of Western Science: From the /5.

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“Carry around a new book like The Well-Educated Mind: In The Well-Educated Mind, Susan Wise Bauer holds out a helping hand to the individual seeking a road map for the land of books, a guide for getting the most out of one’s (depressingly) finite reading time. Broad reading has long been the engine of classical education, and the author.

about educated #1 new york times, wall street journal, and boston globe bestseller • named one of the ten best books of the year by the new york times book review • one of president barack obama’s favorite books of the year • bill gates’s holiday reading list • finalist for the national book critics circle’s award in autobiography • finalist for the national book critics circle.

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In The educated mind, Egan substantially demolishes Piaget, and all the consequential things about "relevance," the "concrete," "hands-on experience" and others.

This seems to me to be a debatable and emotionally charged statement of opinion. The citation is to a newspaper article. So I've deleted it and put it here and taken off the NPOV notice. The Well-Educated Mind Histories I finished this book in as part of TWEM histories.

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Kieran Egan's new book, "The Educated Mind," contains a fascinating and provocative study of cultural and linguistic history, and of how various kinds of understanding that can be distinguished in that history are recapitulated in the developing minds of children.

It also spells out a new theory of education. Nov 11,  · Interestingly, I’ve often found (and Bauer, the author of The Well-Educated Mind concurs) that a book is best absorbed if it’s read two or three times.

What works well for me is to read a book, then read something different, then come back to that book again. On occasion, I’ll do this two or three times with the same book to really absorb it. The Well-Educated Mind reassures those readers who worry that they read too slowly or with below-average comprehension.

If you can understand a daily newspaper, there’s no reason you can’t read and enjoy Shakespeare’s sonnets or Jane Eyre. But no one should attempt to read the “Great Books” without a guide and a plan. May 04,  · Tara Westover’s memoir “Educated,” which describes growing up in a survivalist family in rural Idaho and then going on to Harvard and Cambridge, is our April pick for the new PBS NewsHour.

Sep 22,  · (see trc-music.com). As for the above-mentioned quote of Aristotle “It Is the Mark of an Educated Mind to Entertain a Thought Without accepting it” you must realize that the fault is not with Aristotle but with the translator.The Educated Mind offers a bold and revitalizing new vision for today’s uncertain educational system.

Kieran Egan reconceives education, taking into account how we learn. He proposes the use of particular "intellectual tools"—such as language or literacy—that shape how we make sense of the world.Share of homes that sold above list price dropped to a 7-year low For those measuring the temperature of the metro Denver housing market last year, one of the surest signs things had cooled down was a drop in the number of properties that sold for above list.