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Agree to Disagree? Let’s not

Recently a colleague offered in conversation that we should agree to disagree.  This led me to some observations about the role of agreement and disagreement in dialogue.  Some conversations involve a sort of perpetual agreement or mutual affirmation.  These are … Continue reading

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Philosophy for Children boosts children’s progress in literacy and maths

We in Athens are particularly pleased at the recent connections made between ‘philosophy for children’ and children’s success in literacy and maths. Today we spoke directly to the originator of P4C’s method of questioning, Socrates himself: “Yes, well I’m pleased … Continue reading

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Philosophy of Education Society of Great Britain Oxford Branch Events

Philosophy of Education Society of Great Britain (Oxford branch) – joint seminar programme with the Religion, Philosophy and Education, OUDE: All seminars start at 5pm and end at 6:30 (OUDE, 15 Norham Gardens). 7 October The Rt Revd John Pritchard, … Continue reading

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Call for Papers – Philosophy of Education Society Annual Conference

PESGB@50 anniversary conference call (link to pdf flyer) ANNUAL CONFERENCE Thursday 26 March to Sunday 29 March 2015 New College, Oxford

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What is Education For?

I was originally employed at Brookes to work on the Secondary PGCE programme, but over the years my teaching timetable has moved somewhat and this is now the second year in which I haven’t had any direct teaching on the … Continue reading

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