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Paulo Freire

Paulo Freire (1921–1997) was a Brazilian philosopher and humanist who had an enormous impact on how the world views methods of educating poor and oppressed people living under less-than-adequate...

Latest answer posted June 19, 2020, 4:03 pm (UTC)

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Paulo Freire

Paulo Freire worked as an educator among Brazil's poorest population. Over time, American educators became aware of his work and his philosophy and imported it here, so you will often find...

Latest answer posted August 7, 2018, 8:46 pm (UTC)

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Paulo Freire

The idea that the purpose of education is liberation is linked with the Brazilian social theorist Paulo Freire, as expressed in his landmark Pedagogy of the Oppressed. Freire’s ideas grew out of...

Latest answer posted January 31, 2019, 8:47 pm (UTC)

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Paulo Freire

It would be a little simplistic, but not necessarily inaccurate, to label Paulo Freire a "Leninist." The author of Pedagogy of the Oppressed, Freire was intellectually devoted to Marxist-Leninist...

Latest answer posted December 1, 2015, 8:05 pm (UTC)

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Paulo Freire

As you're probably already aware, the Brazilian educationalist Paulo Freire was a staunch supporter of praxis. In his Pedagogy of the Oppressed, Freire advances praxis as a means to liberation for...

Latest answer posted August 2, 2020, 1:33 pm (UTC)

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Paulo Freire

Paolo Freire’s concepts are not especially notable in and of themselves. He uses a rather standard mix of 1) the Hegelian "master-slave" dialectic (refigured for his purposes as a dialectic between...

Latest answer posted June 23, 2019, 1:43 pm (UTC)

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