Published in 1999, this text sets out to give a reinterpretation of Schon's work. It breaks new ground by looking systematically at the entirety of his writings, by identifying critical difficulties with Schon's work, and by subjecting his work to reinterpretation.
Table of Contents
1. Introduction. 2. The Emergence on Novelty: The Work on Donald A. Schon. 3. Schon and Wittgenstein: Themes in Schon’s Work. 4. Theory and Practice: Schon and Teacher Education. 5. Towards Convergence of Meaning (I): Schon’s Epistemological Proposals. 6. Towards Convergence of Meaning (II): An Alternative Account. 7. Towards Convergence of Meaning (III): Wittengenstein and Schon. 8. Teacher Education and Professional Development. 9. Teacher Education and Professional Development: Reflective Practice Reconsidered. 10. Concluding remarks. 11. The Work of Donald Alan Schon.