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Imitation and Education: A Philosophical Inquiry Into Learning by Example

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Imitation and Education provides an in-depth reassessment of learning by example that places imitation in a larger social context. It is the first book to bring together ancient educational thought and startling breakthroughs in the fields of cognitive science, psychology, and philosophy to reconsider how we learn from the lives of others. Bryan R. Warnick addresses how we ...more
Hardcover, 167 pages
Published April 17th 2008 by State University of New York Press (first published April 10th 2008)
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"Imitation and Education" is a compact but thorough examination of current and historical thought on the topic of imitation and education. This book is dense with well referenced information and rich examples that take the reader through a deep inquiry into learning by example.

The flow of the book is logical and well organized with each chapter building on the points and research presented earlier to draw substantive conclusions about the human effects of examplarity and imitation. I enjoyed tha
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