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Volume 75

PES Yearbook 2019

i  Editorial Committee

ii  Table of Contents

x  Preface




xi  Editor’s Introduction



Presidential Essay

To Be of Use: Resisting Entrepreneurial Subjectivity - Kathy Hytten

The Useful Joy and Joyful Use of Critical Pragmatism - Barbara S. Stengel

Know What You Believe in and What You’re Up Against - Michael G. Gunzenhauser


Distinguished Invited Essay

The Sense and Sensibility of Equality  - Christopher J. Lebron


What Does it Mean to Be in the Audience for Untold Stories? - Kal Alston


Equality as Ethical Praxis and the Struggle for Justice - Ronald David Glass


Featured Essays


Against Tolerance: Cultivating Intellectual Humility in the Classroom - Kirsten Welch


Arrogant Worlds - Audrey Thompson


Every Tool is a Weapon if You Hold it Right: Solidarity, Civics Education, and Use-Oriented Politics - Derek Gottlieb & Amy Shuffelton


Motivating Action: Attending to Pride and Solidarity in Civic Education - Paula McAvoy


Uncoddling the American Mind: The Educational Ask of Trigger Warnings - Adam Greteman


Educational “Asks” and Institutional “Tells”: trigger warnings, institutional responsiveness, and educational responsibility - Natasha Levinson




Narrative Sharing: A Phenomenological Approach to De-Biasing - Spencer Smith


The Pull of the Ethical that Shifts Narrative Identity: Paul Ricoeur’s Summons to Responsibility and Sympathy for the Other - Clarence W. Joldersma



Educational Freedom of Speech: From Principle to Practice - Kobi Assoulin



“Educational Freedom of Speech: From Principle to Practice”: a response to Assoulin - Danny Gibboney


Rethinking Affect: Toward an Analogic Understanding of Emotion - Fernando Murillo


What We Talk About When We Talk About Love as an Affect: Framing Love an as Affect in the Process of Self-Formation - Julia Rebecca Allison


Civil War Monuments: Mourning and Terror - Jeffrey Frank


Hidden in Plain Sight: A Response to Mourning and Terror by Jeffery Frank - Gabriel A. Reich


Recovering the Marxist Feminist Eye - Jessica Lussier & David Backer


Adapting the Marxist Feminist Eye - Lauren Bialystok


Emersonian Identity and the Oneness of Educational Relations - Bradley Rowe & Samuel D. Rocha


Communion or Conversation? A Response to Rowe and Rocha - René V. Arcilla


The University in the Anthropocene: Proposing a Pedagogy of Study Practices That Make Thought Creative of the Future - Hans Schildermans


What Are the Limits of Pragmatism in a Post-Humanist World? - Samantha Deane


Beyond Learning: Back to the Care of the Soul? Socrates, Patočka, and the “Worldward” Movement of Education - Stefano Oliverio


On the Pedagogical Moment in the Care of the Soul - Darryl M. DeMarzio


False Equivalences, Discomfort, and Crossing the Line of Civility: Who is Afraid of Incivility? - Barbara Applebaum


Teaching Ignorance: On Disarming Defenses Against Difficult Knowledge - Jennifer Logue


Education Itself and John Dewey’s Use of the A Priori in Educational Theory - Greg Seals


Dewey’s Epistemology … A Priori or Bust? - LeAnn Holland

Heidegger and Technology: On Thinking and Teaching Anew - John Sailer


Novelty and Sameness: Heidegger-Inspired Critiques of Modern Education - Nassim Noroozi


Teaching as Documentary Work - Mordechai Gordon


Documentary Work and Teaching as a Moral Enterprise - Michael S. Katz


The Conflicting Ideals of Democracy and Critical Thinking in Citizenship Education - Henri Pettersson


Living with Conflicting Ideals - Nicholas C. Burbules


Socrates, Cadmus, and the Case for Unphilosophical Parenting - Avi Mintz


Let Them Eat Doughnuts: A Defense of Philosophical Parenting - Stephanie A. Mackler


STEM Education in the Age of “Fake News”: A John Stuart Mill Perspective - Guoping Zhao


The (Very) Human Nature of STEM: Truth, Beauty, and Mathematics - Catherine Henney


The Conflict between Education and Democracy - Doron Yosef-Hassidim


More Potent than Political Power: Beyond Cognitive Dimensions of Democracy - Jane Blanken-Webb & Devon Almond


A New Heart Pulses: Democracy as Metaphysics, Poetics of Social Hope, and Utopian Pedagogies - Reed Underwood


Embracing the Utopian: Rorty and Dewey on Social Hope - Saori Hori


Vulnerable Children and Moral Responsibility: Loss of Humanity - Barbara J. Thayer-Bacon


Toward Promoting Humanity: Intellectual Virtues and Moral Responsibility - B. B. North


“A Precarious Dance”: Affirmation and Antithesis in Christian Worldview Education - Emily G. Wenneborg


The Soul as the Root, the Ground, and the Flowering Dance of Religious Dialogue: Toward a Worldview of Evolving Equanimity - Bruce Novak


Measurement in Education: Its Lure and Liabilities - Francis Schrag


Measurement Meanderings: Response to Francis Schrag - Tone Kvernbekk


Religious Education and the Limits of Political Liberalism - Eric Farr


Going “to the Limit” of Political Liberalism - Brett Bertucio


Politics Under Erasure: A post-Foucauldian Reconsideration of Neoliberalism in Higher Education - Harvey Shapiro


Neoliberalism Stretched Thin? Analytic Vagaries of an Indispensable Concept - David E. Meens


#NeverAgainMSD Student Activism: A Response to Ruitenberg’s “Educating Political Adversaries” - Kathleen Knight Abowitz


Political Education in Context: The Promise of More Radical Agonism in 2019 - Claudia W. Ruitenberg


Let’s Accept That Children Get Anxious Too! A Philosophical Response to a Childhood in Crisis - Stephanie Burdick-Shepherd


Finding Freedom within Existential Anxiety with Beauvoir - Sara Hardman


The Priority of Relation over Being in World Disclosing: Autism, Identity, & the “Gravity” of the Situation - Glenn Hudak


Moving Beyond Metaphors of Difference: Belonging as Inclusive Practice - Kari Gustafson


Now What? Encountering the Risk of Action in Activism and Education - Adi Burton


Thinking or Feeling What We Do: A Response to Burton’s Social Justice Education - Rachel Wahl

Slow(ed): Lessons on Slowness Within Projects of Inclusivity - Ashley Taylor


Slowness, Inclusion, and the Secular Sabbath - Bryan R. Warnick


School Closures, Community Goods, and (Mis)Recognition - Ellis Reid


School Closures as Political Mourning - Terri Wilson


Education or Indoctrination? Montaigne and Emerson on Preserving Freedom in the Teacher-Student Relationship - Rebecca Sullivan


Montaigne and Emerson: “What Do I Know?” and “How to Live?” - Virginia Worley


Teaching Within Regimes of Computational Truth - Heather Greenhalgh-Spencer


“Dictates from the Algorithmic Gods”: A Response to “Teaching within Regimes of Computational Truth” - Craig Cunningham

Cultivating Attention to Deepen Teacher Relationships with Immigrant Students - David Saavedra


Recycling God, or Synonymity Celebrated - Alexander M. Sidorkin


The Poetics of the Ordinary: Reverberations of the Feminine Voice - Naoko Saito

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