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Questions from the Rough Ground: Teaching, Autobiography and the Cosmopolitan ‘‘I’’
Department of Child and Youth Studies, Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden. (Utbildning och demokrati)ORCID iD: 0000-0003-0298-3832
2015 (English)In: Studies in Philosophy and Education, ISSN 0039-3746, E-ISSN 1573-191X, Vol. 34, no 5, p. 441-458Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

In this article I explore how cosmopolitanism can be a challenge for ordinary language philosophy. I also explore cosmopolitan aspects of Stanley Cavell’s ordinary language philosophy. Beginning by considering the moral aspects of cosmopolitanism and some examples of discussions of cosmopolitanism in philosophy of education, I turn to the scene of instruction in Wittgenstein and to Stanley Cavell’s emphasis on the role of autobiography in philosophy. The turn to the autobiographical dimension of ordinary language philosophy, especially its use of “I” and “We”, becomes a way to work on the tension between the particular and the universal claims of cosmopolitanism. I show that the autobiographical aspects of philosophy and the philosophical significance of autobiographical writing in ordinary language philosophy can be seen as a test of representativeness—a test of the ground upon which one stands when saying “I”, “We” and “You.”

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Springer Netherlands, 2015. Vol. 34, no 5, p. 441-458
Keywords [en]
Autobiography, Cosmopolitanism, Stanley Cavell, Ordinary language philosophy, Teaching, We, I
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Philosophy Pedagogy
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Education
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URN: urn:nbn:se:oru:diva-46771DOI: 10.1007/s11217-014-9446-zISI: 000359368100001Scopus ID: 2-s2.0-84938830226OAI: oai:DiVA.org:oru-46771DiVA, id: diva2:873717
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Swedish Research CouncilAvailable from: 2015-11-24 Created: 2015-11-24 Last updated: 2017-12-05Bibliographically approved

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