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Volume 74

PES Yearbook 2018




Editorial Committee

 Table of Contents



 Editor’s Introduction


Education as Destiny

René V. Arcilla

 Destiny and Self-Formation

Ann Chinnery

Education as Destiny: A Reader’s Response

Jim Garrison

Confounding Morality in Alfred Hitchcock’s Shadow of a Doubt (1943)

Robert Pippin

Professions of Ignorance from the Pentagon to the Couch

Chris Higgins

The Monstrosity of Parental Involvement: Formation through Reading in Shelley and Rousseau

Amy Shuffelton

 On the Necessary Dangers of Reading with Daughters

Stephanie Burdick-Shepherd

The Paranoid Mind and Transcendence

Alexander M. Sidorkin

 From Toxic Paranoia to Charity’s Metanoia

Kevin Gary

 Sparta, Athens, and the Surprising Roots of Common Schooling

Avi I. Mintz

Education for War, What’s It Good For?

Samantha Deane


Educating the Feminine Voice in Philosophy

Naoko Saito

 Beyond Binaries: Reflections on the “Feminine Voice”  in Philosophy and Feminism

Jennifer Logue

Measurement in Education: Its Lure and Liabilities

Francis Schrag

 An Ethics of Teaching and Learning Mathematics

Grace A. Chen

 Mathematics Education, Ethics, and the Limitations of Ethno-Mathematics

Dan Mamlok


Facing the Perfect Stranger: Disrupting a Mythology of Innocence in Education and Beyond

Adi Burton

 Awakening Perfect Strangers

Frank Margonis

 Listen! Micro-aggressions, Epistemic Injustice and Whose Minds are Being Coddled?

Barbara Applebaum

 Everybody’s Crying Mercy When They Don’t Know the Meaning of the Word

Kal Alston

Juxtapositional Pedagogy and Tending to Loss in James Baldwin’s and Raoul Peck’s I Am Not Your Negro

Mario Di Paolantonio & Lara Okihiro

On the Moral Registers of Bearing Witness

David T. Hansen

 Plato’s Theaetetus: Formation Over Forms?

Deron Boyles

 Are Plato’s Characters Caricatures?

Avi I. Mintz

 Pedagogical Maturity: The Ontology of Teaching and Being Taught

Glenn M. Hudak

 A Response to “Pedagogical Maturity” by Glenn M. Hudak

Duck-Joo Kwak

 Relational Goods and Educational Justice

Jenn Dum

 On the Challenges of Removing Race from Relational Philosophies of Education

Troy A. Richardson

 Competing Pretenses: Using Irony to Move Beyond Aporia

Karl Joyner

 Among All Socratics, Is there a Single Socrates? Irony, Aporia, and the Cultivation of Courage

Seamus Mulryan

 Embodying Tact in Teaching: Ineluctable Ambivalence, Sensitivity, and Reserve

Norm Friesen

 Can One Teach Tact?

Tyson Lewis

 Becoming Classy: In Search of Class Theory  in Philosophy of Education

Liz Jackson

Class Background, Current Class Position, and Race in Philosophy of Education: Comments on Liz Jackson’s “Becoming Classy” - Lawrence Blum

 Is Deweyan Growth Egalitarian? Learning as Reciprocal Transparency

Nicolas Tanchuk

 Deweyan Growth, Egalitarianism, and Rawls: Connections and Clarifications

Winston C. Thompson

 Invitation to Virtue Epistemologists:  Epistemic Goal of Education Revisited

Ka Ya Lee

 An Epistemic Approach to Human Flourishing: What Should We Talk About When We Talk About the Epistemology of Education?

Saori Hori


 “Ser Mais”: The Personalism of Paulo Freire

Samuel D. Rocha

 On Translating Ser Mais in Freire’s Pedagogy of the Oppressed

Tomas Rocha


 Can Education Be Rid of Clichés?

Oded Zipory


Clichés and (Other) Crimes Against Humanity

Stephanie Mackler


Depoliticizing Sex Education: Capitalism and the Limits of the Liberal Discourse on Sex Education

Caitlin Howlett & Quentin Wheeler-Bell


Material Differences: Sexualities and Genders Beyond Class

Cris Mayo


Stopping Time to Attend as a Care of the Teaching Self

Cara Furman


Ethical Intersubjectivity as Ground for Teacher Self-care

Clarence W. Joldersma


Monastic Asceticism as Formation for a Distracted, “Disciplinary” Age

Brett Bertucio


On Desire, Discipline, and Becoming Human

Fernando M. Murillo


 Humans Raising Humans? Technology, Community, and the Depoliticization of Parents

Stefan Ramaekers & Naomi Hodgson



Positional Goods and Social Benefits: A Plea for Altruism

Hugh Sockett


A Fundamental Challenge?

John Fantuzzo


Between the Letter and Spirit: Religion, Reduction, and Poetic Formation

David Lewin


On the Question of Reduction in (Poetic) Language

Oded Zipory


Tolerance and Free Speech in Education:  A Habermasian Perspective

Guoping Zhao & Benjamin J. Bindewald


Balancing Goods, Intellectual Honesty, and Transcendent Principles

Rachel Wahl


Those Who Can’t: Fantasy, Reality, and the Teacher’s Art

Charles Bingham


Improvising on the Blue Guitar

Susan Verducci


Democracy Beyond the Mirror: A Lacanian Perspective

K. Daniel Cho


The Beauty of the Humanities: A Response to Daniel Cho’s “Democracy Beyond the Mirror: A Lacanian Perspective”

Rachel Longa


Refusing the Test: Youth Activism and the Right to Opt Out of State Assessments

Terri S. Wilson


Rights Talk, Redux

J.C. Blokhuis


Bildung as Formation of Mindedness in Hegel’s Philosophy

Krassimir Stojanov


On the Free Will that the Free Will Wills

Robbie McClintock


Wrong Place, Wrong Time: The Ignorant Schoolmaster Comes to America

David I. Waddington


Ignorance of Inequality: A Response to David Waddington

Jessica Davis

 Sweetness Follows: Notes on the Pedagogy of Critique in a Philosophy of Education Course

Cristina Cammarano

Critique as Situated Practice: Implications for Pedagogy

Deborah Kerdeman


Risky Receptivity in the Time of Trump: The Political Significance of Ethical Formation

Rachel Wahl


Receptivity and Responsibility

Barbara S. Stengel


Dewey, Aristotle, and Education as Completion

William B. Cochran


What Has Athens To Do With Chicago?

Emily G. Wenneborg


Prioritarian Educational Justice: An Ethical Problem for Charter Schools?

Kirsten Welch


Resisting Deficit Ideology while Supporting High Commitment Charter Schools

Suzanne Rosenblith


Social Media and Campus Community:  A Deweyan Consideration

Ana M. Martínez-Alemán


The “Educative Potential” of 21st Century Technologies

Craig A. Cunningham

Education as Formation: Bildung, Equality and the Book of Genesis

Gad Marcus


The Humility of God, the Creator Who Educates

Samuel D. Rocha


Achieving Maturity: Gadamer, Polanyi, and Coming to Age

Jon Fennell

“An authority that is nameless”: Learned Prejudice and the Problem of Agency in Gadamer

James Stillwaggon

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