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On pedagogical scepticism

19 February 2020, 5:30 pm–7:15 pm

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In this seminar, Professor Michael Bell raises questions of pedagogy and scepticism.

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Open to

All

Availability

Yes

Organiser

Alison Brady

Location

Room 828
UCL Institute of Education (IOE)
20 Bedford Way
London
WC1H 0AL

Questions of pedagogy and scepticism are matters of educational and philosophical significance, against the background of a reading of literary and philosophical themes from the European enlightenment to modernity.

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About the Speaker

Professor Michael Bell

British Academy Fellow, Professor Emeritus in the Department of English and Comparative Literary Studies at Warwick and Associate Fellow of the Centre for Research in Philosophy, Literature and the Arts

Professor Michael Bell's book-length publications include: ‘Primitivism’ (1973), ‘The Sentiment of Reality: Truth of Feeling in The European Novel’ (1983), ‘F. R. Leavis’ (1988), ‘D. H. Lawrence: Language and Being’ (1992), ‘Gabriel García Márquez: Solitude and Solidarity’ (1994), ‘Literature, Modernism and Myth’ (1997), ‘Sentimentalism, Ethics and the Culture of Feeling’ (2001), ‘Open Secrets’ (OUP, 2007), and ‘The Cambridge Companion to European Novelists’ (2012, ed).