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Title: Ontological conversion: The place of self-knowledge, the contemplative tradition and contemporary mindfulness in education
Authors: Reis, Carlos Francisco de Sousa 
Oliveira, Albertina Lima 
Keywords: Ontological conversion; self-knowledge; Contemplative tradition; mindfulness
Issue Date: Jul-2016
Publisher: In A. İsman &, A. Eskicumali (Eds.), Proceedings Book of the International Conference on New Horizons in Education - INTE 2016
Series/Report no.: ;3
Abstract: In this paper, we will try to show how philosophy, psychology and education can still dwell on common issues, namely ontological transformation while using similar insights approaches. This is the case, for instance when we compare Epictetus’ spiritual exercises and the current contemplative knowledge stream to which Mindfulness is inserted. By essaying to look for the connection between the stated approaches perhaps we can bring forth some mutual enriching ideas in the mentioned fields.
Rights: openAccess
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