Introduction: Redistributing the Artistic and Pedagogical Sensible

  • Tyson E. LewisEmail author
  • Megan J. Laverty
Part of the Contemporary Philosophies and Theories in Education book series (COPT, volume 8)


In this introduction we argue that there is an urgent need to think together the shared crisis found in arts education and in teaching more broadly conceptualized. In both cases, there is a consistent attack against the aesthetic dimensions of experience. We then outline how individual chapters in this collection can help us to appreciate the political, economic, social, and philosophical overlaps between the teachings of the arts and the art of teaching.


Aesthetic Dimension Affective Intensity Absolute Movement Adequate Yearly Progress Aesthetic Education 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Art EducationCollege of Visual Arts and Design, University of North TexasDentonUSA
  2. 2.Educational PhilosophyTeachers College, Columbia UniversityNew YorkUSA

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