Deleuze and Lifelong Learning: Creativity, Events and Ethics

Author:   C. Beighton
Publisher:   Palgrave Macmillan
ISBN:  

9781137480798


Pages:   191
Publication Date:   04 March 2015
Format:   Hardback
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This book examines Gilles Deleuze's ideas about creativity in the context of lifelong learning, offering an original take on this important contemporary topic using cinematic parallels. Discussing Deleuze's difficult notion of 'counter-actualization' as a form of creative practice, it draws practical consequences for those across a diverse sector.

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Author:   C. Beighton
Publisher:   Palgrave Macmillan
Imprint:   Palgrave Macmillan
Dimensions:   Width: 14.00cm , Height: 1.30cm , Length: 21.60cm
Weight:   0.386kg
ISBN:  

9781137480798


ISBN 10:   1137480793
Pages:   191
Publication Date:   04 March 2015
Audience:   Professional and scholarly ,  Professional & Vocational
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   In Print   Availability explained
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Table of Contents

Foreword Introduction: Deleuze and Lifelong Learning PART I: LIFELONG LEARNING 1. Logics of Lifelong Learning - Events and Lifelong Learning - Choice and Lifelong Learning - Time and Lifelong Learning 2. Creativity - What is creativity? - Types of creativity - The Professionalization of Creativity PART II: EVENTS 3. Making a difference - The Creative Differential - Functional creativity - Operative creativity - Thresholds and surfaces of creativity - Summary 4. Creation at work - Cinema as non-representational practice - Spiritual Automata - Creativity according to Michelangelo Antonioni - Antonioni - the films - Antonioni - the practices PART III: ETHICS 5. An Ethics of creativity for Lifelong Learning - The moral status of creativity - Debt - Criticality - Rules - Duty 6. Professionalism and practice - Learning - Prescription - Subjectivity - Capacity - Implications 7. Improvising in research - Rhizomatics - Mess - Voice 8. Taking Chances in pedagogy - Problems - Inquiry - Experimental encounters 9. Errors and learning - Truth's becoming - Questions of becoming - Becoming Nomadic 10. Lifelong Learning between practice and ethics - Becoming (really) healthy - Becoming (creatively) worthy - Becoming a (cinematic) body 11. Conclusion: Counter-actualization

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In his book Deleuze and Lifelong Learning, originally a PhD thesis completed at Canterbury Christ Church University, Christian Beighton attempts to offer an ethics of practice. ... The book should provide a reference for those interested in a unique or critical lens to reflect on creativity and lifelong learning development. ... reading the text chapter by chapter may provide a sense of the inner logic and essence of the author's thought. (Yahui Su, Adult Education Quarterly, Vol. 67 (1), February, 2017)


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Christian Beighton is Senior Lecturer at Canterbury Christ Church University, UK and a teacher educator with research interests in creativity and professional learning. His work examines the ethical and practical impact of ideas from continental philosophy in, drawing on experience in several countries and a wide variety of professional roles in Higher, Further, Adult and Continuing Education.

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