Philosophy of Education 2004

Editor: Chris Higgins, Teachers College, Columbia University

Table of Contents

Volume Editors PDF


Introduction PDF
Chris Higgins ix-xii

Presidential Essay

Perfection and Equality: The Liberal Educator's Dilemma PDF
Francis Schrag 1-11
Response: Making Distinctions: The Liberal Educator's Secret PDF
Natasha Levinson 12-14

Distinguished Invited Essay

The Professoriate and the Truth PDF
John Kekes 17-28
Response: The Professoriate and the Truth: Getting the Shoe on the Right Foot PDF
Kenneth R. Howe 29-33

Featured Essays

Check Your Language! Political Correctness, Censorship, and Performativity in Education PDF
Claudia Ruitenberg 37-45
Response: The Limits of Philosophy in an Epoch of Censure PDF
Megan Boler 46-50
Race, Virtue, and Moral Education PDF
Lawrence Blum 51-59
Response: The Virtues of Avoiding the Danger of Whitewashing PDF
Dwight Boyd 60-62
Overcoming a Crucial Objection to State Support for Religious Schooling PDF
Frances Kroeker 63-71
Response: Funding Religious Schools PDF
Harry Brighouse 72-75


Martin Buber's "Education": Imitating God, the Developmental Relationalist PDF
Sean Blenkinsop 79-87
Response: "Martin Buber" Meets Martin Buber PDF
Alexander Sidorkin 88-91
Indoctrination Revisited: In Search of a New Source of Teachers' Moral Authority PDF
Duck-Joo Kwak 92-100
Response: Indoctrination Reloaded: Authenticity and Moral Authority in Teaching PDF
Daniel Vokey 101-104
Fifty Years of Equality? PDF
Sarah M. McGough 105-114
Response: Assumptions at the Intersection of Philosophy and Policy PDF
Heather Voke 115-117
Thinking of Civic Education in Korea: The Opposite Spillover Problem of Liberalism PDF
Eunsook Hong 118-126
A Response to Eunsook Hong PDF
Scott Johnston 127-129
Platonic Cosmology: A Terrestrial Pedagogy PDF
Huey-li Li 130-138
Response: Choosing Our Cosmology for the Sacred Earth: Plato's Two Worlds Revisited PDF
Heesoon Bai 139-141
Method's Web: Gadamer's Corrective and Educational Policy PDF
Linda O'Neill 142-149
Response: Extending Gadamer's Corrective: No Child Left Behind and Hermeneutic Conversation PDF
Deborah Kerdeman 150-153
Proletariat Labor or Praxis? Philosophy of Education in a Neo-Liberal Order PDF
Emery J. Hyslop-Margison 154-162
The Disciplined Schooling of the Free Spirit: Educational Theory in Nietzsche's Middle Period PDF
Avi Mintz 163-170
A Response to Avi Mintz PDF
Leslie Sassone 171-173
On the Epistemic Grounds of Moral Discourse and Moral Education: An Examination of Jurgen Habermas's "Discourse Ethics" PDF
Walter Okshevsky 174-182
Response: Discourse Ethics and Moral Education PDF
Wendy Kohli 183-185
Can Democracy Work If It Relies on People Like Us? PDF
John F. Covaleskie 186-193
Response: The Founders, Democracy, and the Paradox of Education in a Republic PDF
Timothy L Simpson 194-196
Reconciling Feminist and Socio-political Grounds of Classroom Authority PDF
Randall Curren 197-204
Response: Some Dilemmas of Teacher Authority PDF
Nicholas C. Burbules 205-208
Theorizing Courage as Requisite for Moral Education PDF
Justen Infinito 209-218
Response: Theorizing a Pedagogy of Ontological Courage: Be Not Afraid! PDF
Kevin Gary 219-222
Rescuing Two Positivist "Babies" from the Educational Bathwater PDF
Michael R. Matthews 223-232
The Pluralist Predicament PDF
Suzanne Rosenblith 233-241
Response: Truth, Faith, and Tolerance PDF
Jeffrey Ayala Milligan 242-244
Pragmatic Intersubjectivity, or, Just Using Teachers PDF
Charles Bingham 245-253
Response: What's the Use of a Teacher? PDF
Sharon Todd 254-257
Private Donations to Public Schools: Testing the Scope of Community PDF
Ranjana Reddy 258-266
Response: Give and Take: Parental Donations, Schools, and Community PDF
Carrie Winstanley 267-270
Educational Research and the Interests of the State: The Divisive Case of Generalizability PDF
Bryan R. Warnick 271-279
Response: Habermas, Generalization, and State Interests in Scientific Educational Research PDF
Clarence W. Joldersma 280-283
Searching for an Educational Response to Nihilism in Our Time: An Examination of Keiji Nishitani's Philosophy of Emptiness PDF
Yoshiko Nakama 284-292
Response: Nihilistic Education and the Three P'angs PDF
Ann Diller 293-295
Learning to Live Well: Re-exploring the Connections Between Philosophy and Education PDF
Stephanie Mackler 296-303
Response: Soul Sickness and Salvation PDF
Al Neiman 304-307
Certain Privilege: Rethinking White Agency PDF
Cris Mayo 308-316
Response: Vigilant Uncertainty, Discomfort, and White Complicity: Who Are Your Students? PDF
Barbara Applebaum 317-320
Is Liberal Education Illiberal? Political Liberalism and Liberal Education PDF
Kenneth A. Strike 321-329
Response: Liberal Education through Thick and Thin PDF
Ben Endres 330-332
Response: Is Liberalism Liberally Educative? PDF
Rene V. Arcilla 333-336
Considering the Standpoints of Differently Situated Others: Teachers and Arrogant Perception PDF
Maureen Ford 337-345
Response: Risking Wonder and World-Traveling PDF
Hilary E. Davis 346-349
On Taking a Pragmatic Attitude Toward Truth PDF
Chris Hanks 350-358
Response: Probing Pragmatism: Rorty, Reforms, and Responsibility PDF
Jon A. Levisohn 359-361
Martin Luther King, Jr.'s "Ethic of Love": Virtues Common and Rare PDF
Suzanne Rice 362-369
Response: Martin Luther King, Jr., Moral Contexts, and Moral Education PDF
Kurt Stemhagen 370-372

ISSN: 8756-6575