From knowledge to knowledge of practice. The relationship of help as a path of construction of the life project


Vito Balzano


What elements can today characterize the construction of the life project on the basis of knowledgeof educational practice? This is the problem that describes this contribution, and which aims to investigate, on the basis of the categories proper to social pedagogy, possible practical actions of training of the citizen. The example of volunteering, as a practice of gift, but above all the redefinition of knowledgeof the practice, and the moral category of solidarity, open new and important scenarios for the young generations that in the contemporaneousness demand a hermeneutic, dynamic and modifiable place. Educate the meeting, then, in that perspective that allows us to recognize in the other the differences that characterize the aspect of equality of each person in the relationship with himself and with the other.