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Dimensions of Expertise: A Conceptual Exploration of Vocational Knowledge

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A detailed philosophical debate on the nature of expertise is long overdue and <em>Dimensions of Expertise</em> opens up that debate. Christopher Winch firstly explores an account of know-how, derived primarily from the pioneering work of Gilbert Ryle, and moves on to relate this epistemological debate to discussions concerning the nature of expertise in vocational and professional education, including attempts to provide a theory of expertise. >

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A detailed philosophical debate on the nature of expertise is long overdue and <em>Dimensions of Expertise</em> opens up that debate. Christopher Winch firstly explores an account of know-how, derived primarily from the pioneering work of Gilbert Ryle, and moves on to relate this epistemological debate to discussions concerning the nature of expertise in vocational and professional education, including attempts to provide a theory of expertise. >

Table of Contents

Preface \ 1. The Two Faces of Expertise \ 2. Current Philosophical Debates about Knowing How \ 3. Skills and Their Discontents \ 4. Beyond Skill: The Complexities of Competence \ 5. To Follow a Rule...: The Normative Basis of Practical Knowledge \ 6. Theory, Underpinning Knowledge and Practice \ 7. Tacit Knowledge \ 8. Can There be a Theory of Expertise? \ 9. Novice, Journeyman, Expert \ 10. Vocational Education and the Development of Expertise \ Bibliography \ Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9781441100214
Author:
Winch, Christopher
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Academic
Subject:
Education - Assessment
Subject:
General education.
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20120331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
9.22 x 6.36 x 0.49 in

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A detailed philosophical debate on the nature of expertise is long overdue and <em>Dimensions of Expertise</em> opens up that debate. Christopher Winch firstly explores an account of know-how, derived primarily from the pioneering work of Gilbert Ryle, and moves on to relate this epistemological debate to discussions concerning the nature of expertise in vocational and professional education, including attempts to provide a theory of expertise. >
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