|Appears in Collections:||Faculty of Social Sciences Journal Articles|
|Peer Review Status:||Refereed|
|Title:||Response to Megan Laverty's Review of Beyond Learning|
|Authors:||Biesta, G J J|
|Citation:||Biesta GJJ (2009) Response to Megan Laverty's Review of Beyond Learning, Studies in Philosophy and Education, 28 (6), pp. 577-579.|
|Abstract:||First paragraph: In her very generous review of my book Beyond Learning, Megan Laverty raises some important, and in a sense fundamental points about the ideas put forward in the book. I find Laverty's review generous because, in hindsight, I feel that I could have knitted together the ideas presented in the book more tightly than I have managed to do. Having said this, the relatively loose fabric of the book may well provide readers with opportunities to pursue their own threads which, in terms of what I try to argue for in the book -- that educators are not there to tell others what to think, what to do, or what to be, but rather to evoke responses -- is, perhaps, not entirely a bad thing. From this angle I am quite pleased with Laverty's characterisation of the book as ‘remarkably versatile' although I should add, not without a sense of irony, that Laverty's perceptive and nuanced reconstruction of the main argument in the book is very close indeed to what I intended to convey.|
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|Affiliation:||Education Management and Support|
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