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ENGL 1121 Lecture Notes - Enculturation, Deschooling

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Department
English
Course Code
ENGL 1121
Professor
D.Curie

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Culture and an educated Person
culture:
-A man is CULTURED when he does the ‘Done Thing’ (like hold the door for a lady).
Anthropological culture. -Schofield
-Culture( or high culture) is that which makes life interesting or those works in
which marks a superior civilization. -Eliot
-implies reference to works of a high aesthetic standard
-normative notion
-involves superior works of arts
-the “lower” culture is in anthropological sense and involves codes of living or life-
styles
-third culture by Bantock is midway inbetween lower and high culture it refers to
a number of forms of human thoughts and behaviour without distinction of any
value as between one manifestation and another.
deschooling
educated person:
Requirements:
-Breadth
-Transformative
-Caring or Commitment(Must care for standards)
-Cognitive Prospective( No connections with what he’s doing to real world things)
-Worthwhile Knowledge
-Chapter 3
emotion:
-A feeling associated with a specific form of cognitive appraisal
empirical:
-derived from experiments and observations
enculturation
essentially contested concept
evaluative/emotive meaning:
-Evaluative: ranking something like (crash is an awesome film)
-Emotive: The ranking stirs emotion to the listener
-introduction
extrinsic/intrinsic
forms of knowledge:
Hirsts Criteria of knowledge:
-Central concept that are peculiar in character to the form (gravity is physics, God
is religion, right/good moral knowledge)
-Logical structure(form a network of relationships)
-Expressions that are Testable
-Developed particular techniques and skills for exploring experience and testing
their distinctive expression.
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