Tag Archives: post-truth

Philosophical Journalism in Fragments

Learning from Arendt

[This is an experiment that takes a series of related tweets (in italics) and amplifies them through a series of fragments from the scholarly literature … and philosophical journalism. N.B. Twitter can be used to think philosophically! (Ed.)] I. There is room and a need for academic or philosophical journalism that records and reflects on […]

Full Citation Information:
Peters, M. A. (2022). Philosophical Journalism in Fragments: Learning from Arendt. PESA Agora. https://pesaagora.com/columns/philosophical-journalism-in-fragments/

Michael A. Peters

Michael A. Peters (FRSNZ)  is a New Zealander and is currently Distinguished Professor at Beijing Normal University, and Emeritus Professor University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. He has Honorary Doctorates from Aalborg University, Denmark and SUNY, New York. Michael is Editor-in Chief of Educational Philosophy and Theory and Beijing International Review of Education (Brill). He is founding editor of Policy Futures in Education (Sage); E-Learning & Digital Media (Sage); Knowledge Cultures (Addleton); Open Review of Educational Research (Taylor & Francis); Video Journal of Education and Pedagogy (Brill) and on the board of many other journals and book series. Michael has written over 100 books and many journal articles on a wide range of topics and has worked with and mentored many younger scholars.

Knowledge Socialism in an Era of Viral Politics and Ecological Crisis

Collective Intellectualities

Michael Peters joins the Collective Intellectualities team to discuss the influence of Wittgenstein and Foucault on his work, as well as recent research that examines knowledge socialism, post-truth, conspiracy and avenues for peer production.

Michael A. Peters

Michael A. Peters (FRSNZ)  is a New Zealander and is currently Distinguished Professor at Beijing Normal University, and Emeritus Professor University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. He has Honorary Doctorates from Aalborg University, Denmark and SUNY, New York. Michael is Editor-in Chief of Educational Philosophy and Theory and Beijing International Review of Education (Brill). He is founding editor of Policy Futures in Education (Sage); E-Learning & Digital Media (Sage); Knowledge Cultures (Addleton); Open Review of Educational Research (Taylor & Francis); Video Journal of Education and Pedagogy (Brill) and on the board of many other journals and book series. Michael has written over 100 books and many journal articles on a wide range of topics and has worked with and mentored many younger scholars.

On Academic Freedom

The Crisis of Higher Education in the Post-Truth Era

Freedom to teach and freedom to learn (Lehrfreiheit and Lernfreiheit) are often regarded as important for research universities that compete for global reputation and intellectual talents. However, as markets and hierarchies reorient higher learning for status goods, freedom and responsibility emerge as a conflictual dichotomy at most universities that follow the Humboldtian model. Defining a […]

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Jackson, L., & Oleksiyenko, A. V. (2021). On Academic Freedom: The Crisis of Higher Education in the Post-Truth Era. PESA Agora. https://pesaagora.com/columns/on-academic-freedom/

Liz Jackson

Liz Jackson is Professor of International Education at the Education University of Hong Kong and is PESA Past President and a Fellow of PESA. Liz is an editor for New Directions in the Philosophy of Education Educational Philosophy and Theory: Editor’s Choice, and Deputy Editor for Educational Philosophy and Theory. She has written, Muslims and Islam In US Education: Reconsidering Multiculturalism; and Questioning Allegiance: Resituating Civic Education.

Anatoly V. Oleksiyenko

Anatoly Oleksiyenko is an Associate Professor at the Faculty of Education at the University of Hong Kong. He coordinates the MEd (Higher Education) programme and researches in the areas of globalization and higher education, and academic leadership and organization. His most recent book is Academic Collaborations in the Global Marketplace (Springer, 2019).

Trumpism and the Challenge of Critical Education

Published online: 18 Apr 2021

The United States government is on fire. For four years, the fundamentals of democracy and its mode of governance have been under attack by Trump, his Vichy-like Congressional Republicans, and right-wing media apparatuses along with numerous conservative digital and social media outlets. As the inferno gained momentum, it was doused with gasoline by reactionary media […]

Full Citation Information:
Henry A. Giroux (2021): Trumpism and the challenge of critical education,
Educational Philosophy and Theory, DOI: 10.1080/00131857.2021.1884066

Henry A. Giroux

Henry A. Giroux is Professor of English and Cultural Studies at McMaster University, Canada. Henry is one of the founding theorists of critical pedagogy in the United States, and has written extensively on public pedagogycultural studiesyouth studieshigher educationmedia studies, and critical theory, winning many awards. His interviews on neoliberalism appear in Truthout.  Henry is past co-Editor-in-chief of the Review of Education, Pedagogy and Cultural Studies.  In 2002 Routledge named him as one of the top fifty educational thinkers of the modern period.

 

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The King Who Banned the Dark, or how to teach children to think critically

To abandon facts is to abandon freedom. If nothing is true, then no one can criticize power, because there is no basis upon which to do so. If nothing is true, then all is spectacle. The biggest wallet pays for the most blinding lights.     Timothy Snyder, On Tyranny There was once a little boy […]

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Franolić, M. O. (2020). The King Who Banned the Dark, or how to teach children to think critically. PESA Agora. https://pesaagora.com/columns/the-king-who-banned-the-dark-or-how-to-teach-children-to-think-critically/

Marija Ott Franolić

Marija Ott Franolić holds a PhD in literature and is affiliated to The Center for Advanced Studies of Southeastern Europe, Croatia (CAS-SEE). Her research focuses on the relationship between reading, empathy and critical thinking.