Category Archives: Klaus Mollenhauer

The Pedagogical Relation @ AERA 2017

Here’s the abstract for a paper that I’ll be giving in the Philosophical Studies in Education SIG at AERA coming up in April 2017: The pedagogical relation, the idea of a special relationship between educator and educand, has long been a … Continue reading

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Unsettling the Pedagogical Relation – Starting with a Glance

This image from Ghirlandaio’s An Old Man and his Grandson (recently restored, left), was used as the cover image by Klaus Mollenhauer for his 1983 book, Forgotten Connections: On Culture and Upbringing (translated 2014), and eight years later, on the cover of … Continue reading

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Bildung, Currere and the Task of Remebrance

Presentation given as a part of the EDCP 2014-2015 Seminar Series, “International Perspectives in Curriculum and Pedagogy” hosted by William E. Doll Jr., Donna Trueit and William Pinar. Bildung, Currere and the Task of Remeberance from Norm Friesen on Vimeo. … Continue reading

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Klaus Mollenhauer and Forgotten Connections – for AERA

Klaus Mollenhauer & Forgotten Connections from Norm Friesen on Vimeo. I put together this video to introduce Mollenhauer and his book: Forgotten Connections: On Culture and Upbringing from Routledge. I’m presenting this together with presentations on Mollenhauer by Stefan Hopmann … Continue reading

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"Problems with Identity" – Chapter from Forgotten Connections

In the final chapter on identity, Mollenhauer embarks on what I believe is a tour-de-force conclusion to his book Forgotten Connections. Building on Sartre and others, Mollenhauer defines identity as our often challenging relationship with ourselves, and illustrates the characteristics of … Continue reading

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Klaus Mollenhauer’s Hermeneutics

… and his refusal of descriptive phenomenology [slideshare id=23613926&doc=mollenhauersrefusal-130628061753-phpapp02] Audio/slides for a presentation I recently gave at a conference on education and phenomenology at the Humboldt University, Berliln. Here’s the full text. In this presentation, I undertake an informal reconstruction … Continue reading

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Talking of "the Self" in Education and Ed. Psych – AERA 2013

I gave this presentation (audio recorded separately) to a packed room at AERA in San Francisco. The panel session was titled “Dewey and the Mind: Exploring Psychological and Neurological Implications of Dewey’s Work”  Over the past century or more, the … Continue reading

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Reviews for Forgotten Connections & The Place of the Classroom

Two  reviews are in for a couple of my book projects: The first is for The Place of the Classroom and the Space of the Screen (Peter Lang, 2011), which has just been reviewed by Robert Rosenberger at Georgia Tech for the … Continue reading

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Forgotten Connections: Forthcoming from Routledge!

I was pleased to learn this morning that Routledge has agreed to publish Forgotten Connections: On Culture and Upbringing! This is great news for a project that I’ve been working on (off and on) for a couple of years. This … Continue reading

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Ludwig Wittgenstein and Klaus Mollenhauer’s Forgotten Connections

A recently completed paper (.pdf): Klaus Mollenhauer’s Forgotten Connections: On Culture and Upbringing is internationally regarded as a key post-war text in the philosophy of education. This paper introduces this text (translated by the presenter) by focusing on its highly … Continue reading

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