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MODES OF EDUCATIONAL TRANSLATION

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editors Jonathan Cohen, Elie Holzer

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TitleMODES OF EDUCATIONAL TRANSLATION
EditorJonathan Cohen, Elie Holzer
PublisherThe Hebrew University Magnes Press
Publication Date2008
SubjectJewish Studies
Pages348


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This volume is concerned with the possibility of “translating” insights derived from areas of knowledge sometimes thought to be outside the purview of education – to issues and problems on the agenda of educational thinkers, researchers and practitioners. As we have learned from our teachers, Prof. Seymour Fox, of blessed memory, and Prof. Michael Rosenak (may he be granted many more years of fruitful creativity) – “translating” from philosophical systems or lead concepts, from principles deriving from the tradition of Jewish thought, or from cultural visions – to educational thought and practice,is a most complex matter. Some prefer to work in the “normative” mode, wherein normative world views are “translated” from fundamental philosophical “principles” to educational “ideals,” “goals” and “means.” In the transition from one category to the next, however, certain terms must necessarily be modified or reinterpreted. This process is both enriching and impoverishing – as certain un



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