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Scanning Maxine Greene

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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