Donald A. Schön


Born
in Boston, The United States
September 19, 1930

Died
September 13, 1997


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The Reflective Practitioner...

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Educating the Reflective Pr...

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Beyond the Stable State

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Displacement of Concepts

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“We are in need of inquiry into the epistemology of practice. What is the kind of knowing in which competent practitioners engage? How is professional knowing like and unlike the kinds of knowledge presented in academic textbooks, scientific papers, and learned journals? In what sense, if any, is there intellectual rigor in professional practice?”
Donald A. Schön, The Reflective Practitioner: How Professionals Think in Action

“competent practitioners usually know more than they can say. They exhibit a kind of knowing-in-practice, most of which is tacit. Nevertheless,”
Donald A. Schön, The Reflective Practitioner: How Professionals Think in Action

“Let us consider, then, how the crisis of confidence in the professions has been interpreted by professionals who have given serious thought in their own fields to the adequacy of professional knowledge. On the whole, their assessment is that professional knowledge is mismatched to the changing character of the situations of practice—the complexity, uncertainty, instability, uniqueness, and value conflicts which are increasingly perceived as central to the world of professional practice.”
Donald A. Schön, The Reflective Practitioner: How Professionals Think in Action