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Read recent articles from the Department of Arts and Humanities about our program.
Professor Hansen Delivers Keynote at AERA
April 24, 2018
At the recent 2018 Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, held here in New York City, Professor David Hansen gave a keynote lecture on the topic, "Educational Justice and the Necessity of our Philosophical and Civic Traditions."
Philosophy & Education Alum Publishes New Book on Plato
April 11, 2018
We are thrilled to announce that Philosophy and Education alum Avi I. Mintz, Ph.D. 2008, has published a new book titled, Plato: Images, Aims, and Practices of Education.
Philosophy & Education Alumna Publishes New Book on Challenges of Teacher Burnout
April 09, 2018
We are thrilled to announce that Philosophy and Education alumna Doris A. Santoro, Ed.D. 2005, has published a new book titled, Demoralized: Why Teachers Leave the Profession They Love and How They Can Stay.
Philosophy & Education Alumna Receives Whiting Public Engagement Fellowship
March 01, 2018
We are thrilled to announce that Philosophy and Education alumna Cristina Cammarano, Ph.D. 2012, has received the prestigious Whiting Public Engagement Fellowship for 2018-2019.
Philosophy & Education Hosts National Seminar
February 20, 2018
The Program in Philosophy and Education hosted a national seminar on the topic: "New Directions for Research and Practice at the Crossroads of Philosophy of Education, Teaching, and Teacher Education."
Scanning Maxine Greene
November 15, 2017
A new archive of the great philosopher’s work goes live on TC’s PocketKnowledge platform.
Asking the Right Questions: Vanessa Miller
November 07, 2017
Vanessa Miller’s formidable curriculum vitae mirrors the philosophical earnestness with which she approaches every aspect of her life. Miller, an alumna of the Philosophy and Education Masters program at Teachers College (TC), is now a joint J.D./Ph.D. candidate at Pennsylvania State University where her research focuses on the relationship between race and gender, civil rights, and higher education.
New Philosophy of Latin America Course Adds Diversity to Program
December 07, 2016
This Spring, the Program in Philosophy & Education will offer a new course, A&HF 4198: “Philosophies of Education in the Americas: Latin America,” to deepen philosophical literacy among Teachers College students about Latin American traditions of educational thought.
The Philosophy Behind Philosophy & Education’s Colloquium Series
September 16, 2015
Philosophers make a practice out of engaging these deep, primordial questions, and a large part in doing so is through discussion with other thinkers to better explore or challenge ideas and offer alternative perspectives.
Professor Megan Laverty to speak at Moral Philosophy Conference in Australia
June 18, 2015
Megan Laverty, Associate Professor in the Philosophy and Education Program, has been invited to join other moral philosophers from around to world to participate in the “Moral Philosophy and its Discontents: New Perspectives on Ethical Thought” conference at Flinders University in Australia.
Rev. Daniel Hendrickson, S.J., Ph.D. on Philosophy, Higher Education, and Pope Francis
April 13, 2015
Philosophy and Education alumnus Rev. Daniel Hendrickson, S.J., Ph.D. (2012) was recently named as the new President of Creighton University. In the following interview with Timothy Ignaffo, Philosophy and Education PhD student, he characterizes his views on philosophy, the role of a university president, and the Jesuit leadership of Pope Francis.