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  • On the Way to Phronesis: Delving into Stories of School Based Experiences of Pre-Service Teachers (2015)

    Abstract: There exists an on-going debate on the gap between the academic aspect of teacher education and the reality of school life. In response to this issue, many teacher training institutions propose on-job placement or ̳School Based Experience‘. In Mauritius, trainee teachers are posted in schools...
    (Something interesting I found) Posted by: jlmatelski
  • Exploring the practical wisdom of mētis for management learning (2014)

    Abstract: This article investigates the nature of practical wisdom in organizational life through the notion of mētis, which we interpret as situated resourcefulness. Drawing on Greek mythology, we explore the nature of mētis and discuss its mythological characteristics in relation to a contemporary...
    (Something interesting I found) Posted by: brendah
  • Performing phronesis: On the way to engaged judgment (2014)

    Abstract: Practical wisdom and judgment, rather than seen as ‘things’ hidden inside the mind, are best talked of, we suggest, as emerging developmentally within an unceasing flow of activities, in which practitioners are inextricably immersed. Following a performative line of thinking, we argue that...
    (Something interesting I found) Posted by: brendah
  • Phronesis and moral education: Treading beyond the truisms (2014)

    Abstract: Whereas most latter-day Aristotelian approaches to moral education highlight the early habituation phase of moral development, they rarely have much to say, beyond truisms from the Nicomachean ethics , about the ultimate Aristotelian goal of cultivating fully fledged phronesis . The aim of...
    (Something interesting I found) Posted by: brendah
  • Phronesis as Professional Knowledge: Practical Wisdom in the Professions (2012)

    Abstract: Phronesis is the Aristotelian notion of practical wisdom. In this collected series, phronesis is explored as an alternate way of considering professional knowledge. In the present context dominated by technical rationalities and instrumentalist approaches, a re-examination of the concept of...
    (Something interesting I found) Posted by: jlmatelski
  • Judicial Wisdom: An Introductory Empirical Account and Research Agenda (2012)

    By Jeremy A. Blumenthal and Daria A. Bakina Abstract: We present the first empirical analysis of “judicial wisdom”: what it means to be a “wise judge.” We surveyed 40 federal judges; half listed characteristics of a “wise” judge and, to compare, half listed characteristics of an “excellent” judge. The...
    (Something interesting I found) Posted by: brendah
  • “Two Types of Wisdom” (2012)

    Abstract: The concept of wisdom is largely ignored by contemporary philosophers. But given recent movements in the fields of ethics and epistemology, the time is ripe for a return to this concept. This article lays some groundwork for further philosophical work in ethics and epistemology on wisdom. Its...
    (Something interesting I found) Posted by: brendah
  • The Wise Leader (2011)

    Abstract: In an era of increasing discontinuity, wise leadership has nearly vanished. Many leaders find it difficult to reinvent their corporations rapidly enough to cope with new technologies, demographic shifts, and consumption trends. They can’t develop truly global organizations that operate effortlessly...
    (Something interesting I found) Posted by: brendah
  • Professional supervision: trusting the wisdom that 'comes' (2009)

    Elizabeth Ann Smythe, Tony MacCulloch, Richard Charmley The lived experience of professional supervision is complex and dynamic. Techne, the knowledge that informs the 'know-how' of practice, offers guidance. Phronesis, the dynamic wisdom that trusts the 'play' of relationship in the...
    (Something interesting I found) Posted by: wattawa
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