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A Creative Education for the Day after Tomorrow

Citation
Munday I (2016) A Creative Education for the Day after Tomorrow, Journal of Philosophy of Education, 50 (1), pp. 49-61.

Abstract
This paper considers the claims representatives of the ‘creativity movement’ make in regards to change and the future. This will particularly focus on the role that the arts are supposed to play in responding to industrial imperatives for the 21stcentury. It is argued that the compressed vision of the future (and past) offered by creativity experts succumbs to the nihilism so often described by Nietzsche. The second part of the paper draws on Stanley Cavell's chapter ‘Philosophy the Day After Tomorrow’ (from a book with the same name) to consider a future oriented arts education that may not fall victim to nihilism.

StatusPublished
AuthorsMunday Ian
Publication date02/2016
Publication date online23/02/2016
PublisherWiley-Blackwell for the Philosophy of Education Society of Great Britain
ISSN 0309-8249
LanguageEnglish

Journal
Journal of Philosophy of Education: Volume 50, Issue 1

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