Khen Lampert

Khen Lampert

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Khen Lampert is an educator and a philosopher who teaches Philosophy, History, Cultural Studies and Education. He has extensive experience working with children in underprivileged neighborhoods in Israel, both Jewish and Arab. Lampert is an important contributor to philosophy-of-culture and education. His work draws from a wide range of theoretical traditions extending from Marx to Paulo Freire; from Buddhism to modern-Christianity; from Herbert Marcuse to Heinz Kohut. He is an advocate of radical-non-violent social-activism vigorously opposing neoliberalism (which he terms as 'neocapitalism'), militarism, fundamentalism, and the post-modern attacks against the Welfare state, the youth and the poor. Lampert's important work focuses on the 'Theory of Radical Compassion', a term he coined to describe the nature of an alternative socio-educational reality. According to Lampert, a conception of radical compassion, based on the imperative to change reality, is not only necessary, but possible, as radical compassion is rooted deep in our human nature and is not mediated by culture.show more

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  • Paperback | 180 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 10mm | 272g
  • Equ Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135703706
  • 9786135703702