Development as transcendence an examination of a phenomenological perspective of how individuals and their movement change over time

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Janet Mary Oussaty (Creator)
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
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Kate R. Barrett

Abstract: The purpose of this study was to propose a view of how individuals and their movement change over time through a perspective that views development as Transcendence. This perspective and its ideological framework enlarged upon the progressive view of development as stages or sequences. The study was conducted through an interpretive inquiry of philosophical and curricular readings. The study first examined how each perspective, the transcendental and progressive, reflected the essential nature of time and change. It then explored how each perspective utilized time and change in terms of their respective thinking processes and curricular applications. The view of development as Transcendence offered an all-encompassing vantage point since, in addition to the characteristics of the progressive perspective, movement was viewed as developing in a personally defined/subjective, spiritual/mystical, experiential, and creative/liberal manner.

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Language: English
Date: 1987
Movement (Philosophy)
Developmental psychology
Physical education and training $x Psychological aspects

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