Philosophy in Schools: Enrichend Curriculum, Enriched Lives – 19th of November

The event "Philosophy in Schools: Enriched Curriculum, Enriched Lives", organied by centre co-director Josh Forstenzer and centre-member Angie Hobbs, is coming up on the 19th of November! When? Tuesday, 19/11/201913:00-19:30Where? The RSA (Royal Society of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce), 8 John Adam StreetLondon, WC2N 6EZ, UK From the event description: "In the age of “fake …

Two events you don’t want to miss on the 31st of October!

Two exciting events are coming up on the 31st of October! In the afternoon, the Education and Philosophy Seminar Series is putting on the following talk: Charlotte Haines Lyon (York St John University): "Unpicking the neoliberal noose: working towards democratic parent engagement in a primary school" 2pm-3.30pm Humanities Research Institute Seminar Room, Upper Hanover Street …

Philosophy in Schools: Enriched Curriculum, Enriched Lives

From today on, you can find a new page for the upcoming event "Philosophy in Schools: Enriched Curriculum, Enriched Lives" on our website. The event is organized by Angie Hobbs and centre co-director Josh Forstenzer, addressing the issues of how "in the age of “fake news”, “post-truth” politics, and increasing media polarisation, the capacities for …

Education and Philosophy Seminar Series: Which Truth for Philosophy with Children?

The "Eduction and Philosophy Seminar Series" is organized by Ansgar Allen and Centre co-director Joshua Forstenzer. In the next event of the series, Sebastiano Moruzzi and Luca Zanetti (University of Bologna) talk about questions of truth in relation to philosophy with children. The event will take place on Thursday the 30th of May 2019 from …

T. Ryan Byerly on “Networks of Dependence”

In his recent blog article for the Circe Institute, virtue theorist and philosopher of religion T. Ryan Byerly talks about the importance for educators to teach students both "the virtues of intellectual dependence and the virtues of intellectual dependability". His article draws on current issues in education, as well as on traditional literature to illustrate …

Blog-Post: Democracy, Philosophical Enquiry and Civic Education in Thailand

by Joshua Forstenzer. Joshua Forstenzer is co-director of the Centre for Engaged Philosophy. His research focuses on the value of democratic deliberative norms and practices. His most recent research pays special attention to the democratic value of higher education. Read about his latest work below! In a little over a month, Thailand is set to …