Percorsi esistenziali e dinamiche educative nella senescenza. L’autobiografia come ermeneutica formativa

Francesco Bossio


Human formation is a pivotal category of pedagogical thought: the educational process - understood in a broad sense as both intentional educational actions and spontaneous existential events -  activates the dialectic of training in order to lead the subject to the conquest of a proper human dimension of existence. Each season of life has its own peculiarities and characteristics. The last age, the senes-cence, represents the end of the entire path, in which the elderly can complete with the last brushstrokes the symbolically canvas (perhaps a chef d’oeuvre) repre-senting the whole course of his existence.


Education; Education in Complexity Era; Life Long Learning; Existential Ermeneutics; Autobiography

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