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Symposium on higher education as a public good

The Editors of Educational Philosophy and Theory and Philosophy and Theory in Higher Education (Michael Peters and John Petrovic, respectively) along with the Chair of the Philosophy and Theory of Higher Education Society (PaTHES, Søren Bengtsen) and the Vice-President of the Philosophy of Education Society of Australasia (PESA, Sonja Arndt) invite you to contribute a […]

Seeing More-Than-Human: An Association for Visual Pedagogies Symposium on New Materialist Visual Methodologies

An Association for Visual Pedagogies (AVP) event hosted by Jacoba Matapo, Sean Sturm and colleagues from the School of Critical Studies in Education at the University of Auckland. This half-day hybrid kōrerorero addresses the role of visual methodologies in new materialist theory/practice in education and beyond. “Visualisation,” or scopic representation, is often taken to be […]

Dreams of Dionysus

Wine, Philosophy and Eros

Triumph of Bacchus (Nicolaes Moeyaert, 1624) For sensible men, I prepare only three kraters: one for health (which they drink first), the second for love and pleasure, and the third for sleep. After the third one is drained, wise men go home. The fourth krater is not mine anymore – it belongs to bad behaviour; […]

Full Citation Information:
Peters, M. A. (2022). Dreams of Dionysus: Wine, Philosophy and Eros. PESA Agora. https://pesaagora.com/columns/dreams-of-dionysus/

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.