Preface.- Acknowledgements.- About the author.- 1. An examined life.- 2. The acknowledged self.- 3. Mutual understanding.- 4. Beyond method.- 5. Educational imaginaries.- References.- Index.
Jon Nixon has held chairs at four UK universities and is currently a Senior Research Fellow within the Centre for Lifelong Learning Research and Development, Honk Kong Institute of Education. His recently authored works include Hannah Arendt and the Politics of Friendship (Bloomsbury, 2015), Interpretive Pedagogies for Higher Education: Arendt, Berger, Said, Nussbaum and their Legacies (Bloomsbury, 2012) and Higher Education and the Public Good (Bloomsbury, 2011). He has also recently co-edited Academic Identities and Higher Education: the Changing European Landscape (with Evans, Bloomsbury, 2015) and The Reorientation of Higher Education: Challenging the East-West Dichotomy (with Adamson and Su, Springer/University of Hong Kong, 2012) He is currently working on an authored book entitled Rosa Luxemburg and the Struggle for Democratic Renewal (Pluto Press, forthcoming) and is a founding editor of the Bloomsbury Perspectives in Leadership in Higher Education series.