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  Falsafa: Sources and Structure

Peter Adamson

in Al-KindĪ

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780195181425
eISBN:
9780199785087
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195181425.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter discusses al-Kindī’s main influences from Greek works produced by the translation movement, and how al-Kindī thought the ideas from these works should be put together into a coherent ... More


The Challenge of Teaching Jung in the University

David Tacey

in Teaching Jung

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199735426
eISBN:
9780199914524
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199735426.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter opens the book with an analysis of the conflict that may arise between Jung as an object of intellectual inquiry and Jung as an approach to the psyche. Such an imbalance, the chapter ... More


Education for Harmony

Balmiki Prasad Singh

in Bahudhā and the Post 9/11 World

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195693553
eISBN:
9780199080328
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195693553.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Education enables human beings to develop their capacities so that they can lead fulfilling and dignified lives. From a sociological perspective, schools can help foster a sense of community. ... More


Re-forming the Undergraduate Curriculum: A Retrospective

Jonathan Z. Smith and Christopher I. Lehrich

in On Teaching Religion: Essays by Jonathan Z. Smith

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199944293
eISBN:
9780190258375
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199944293.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter presents Jonathan Z. Smith's account of the development of undergraduate education. He says that “coherence and organization will not emerge from merely rearranging already existing ... More


Newman’s Circle of Knowledge and Curriculum Wholeness in The Idea of a University

John Sullivan

in Receptions of Newman

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199687589
eISBN:
9780191767166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199687589.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter explores one central theme in John Henry Newman’s The Idea of a University: the need for comprehensiveness in a university curriculum, giving priority to a sense of the whole, and unity ... More


The Introductory Course: Less Is Better

Jonathan Z. Smith and Christopher I. Lehrich

in On Teaching Religion: Essays by Jonathan Z. Smith

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199944293
eISBN:
9780190258375
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199944293.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter presents a speech by Jonathan Z. Smith, which starts from the proposition that an introductory course serves the primary function of introducing the student to college-level work, to ... More


Here and Now: Prospects for Graduate Education

Jonathan Z. Smith and Christopher I. Lehrich

in On Teaching Religion: Essays by Jonathan Z. Smith

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199944293
eISBN:
9780190258375
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199944293.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter presents Jonathan Z. Smith's account on graduate education. He discusses the teleology of graduate studies: the dissertation and the teaching. He cites the lack of a graceful middle ... More


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