Historical Overview, Current Trends

PESGB is a learned society that promotes the study, teaching and application of philosophy of education. By the end of the course, students will be able to understand the theoretical links between philosophy and psychology and will have knowledge of debates concerning consciousness, functionalism and the computer model of mind, mental causation, and other related topics.philosophy of education

The classic works of Heidegger and Husserl also found new admirers, and feminist philosophers of education were finding their voices—Maxine Greene published a number of important pieces in the 1970s and 1980s, including The Dialectic of Freedom (1988); the influential book by Nel Noddings, Caring: A Feminine Approach to Ethics and Moral Education, appeared the same year as the work by Lyotard, followed a year later by Jane Roland Martin’s Reclaiming a Conversation.

Consisting of a series of essays written by professional philosophers entirely outside the discipline of philosophy of education, the collection cites …