This book expands understanding of cosmopolitan education that has the potential
to cultivate deliberative pedagogical encounters in universities. The authors
argue that cosmopolitan education in itself is an act of engaging with strangeness,
otherness, difference and inclusion/exclusion. What follows is the engendering
of inclusive human encounters in which freedom and rationality – guided
by co-operative, co-existential and oppositional acts of resistance – can be exercised.
The chapters centre around the enactment of universal hospitality, unconditional
engagement, difference, intercultural learning, democratic justice and
openness to develop a robust and reflexive defence of cosmopolitan education.
This book will appeal to scholars of cosmopolitan education as well as democratic
and inclusive education.
Yusef Waghid is Distinguished Professor of Philosophy of Education in the Department
of Education Policy Studies at Stellenbosch University, South Africa. He
is Editor-in-Chief of the South African Journal of Higher Education and Principal
Editor of Citizenship Teaching and Learning.
Chikumbutso Herbert Manthalu is Lecturer in Philosophy of Education at the
School of Education of the University of Malawi, Malawi.
Judith Terblanche has completed her Phd at Stellenbosch University, South Africa.
Her research interests focus on the intersection between commerce, theology and
Faiq Waghid is Lecturer at the Centre for Innovative Educational Technology at
Cape Peninsula University of Technology, South Africa. His research interests include
the use of participatory action research towards improving teaching and
learning practices, augmented through the use of educational technologies.
Zayd Waghid is Senior Lecturer in the Faculty of Education at Cape Peninsula
University of Technology, South Africa.