Tag Archives: truth

When Should a Caveman Trust a Philosopher King?

As a caveman, I have problems with the philosopher king/s. These problems seem unchanged whether the question in the title is thought to be peculiarly masculine or inclusive or whether the gender is changed. Similarly, age, ethnicity and quality of shoe (if any) do not seem particularly germane. Being conscious and of an enquiring mind […]

Full Citation Information:
Haynes, B. (2021). When Should a Caveman Trust a Philosopher King?. PESA Agora. https://pesaagora.com/columns/when-should-a-caveman-trust-a-philosopher-king/

Bruce Haynes

Bruce Haynes, FPESA, FPE, is retired after 34 years in teacher education and 50 years of PESA membership. He is founding member, a past president and fellow of PESA, and been always been active member. PESA honours him and Felicity by holding a named lecture at conference. His 2009 papers, in the Educational Philosophy and Theory special issue, Celebration of PESA 40 years, include Philosophy of Education Society of Australasia: The official record, and PESA and I: A long engagement, tell us a lot more about his contribution to PESA.

Edith Stein and the nature of knowledge

Brief biography Edith Stein was born on October 12, 1891, in Breslau, Germany. She was the youngest of 11 children in a Jewish family. Her father died when she was two years old. At the age of 14, she gave up her Jewish faith, but it was not replaced by anything. She enrolled in 1911 […]

Full Citation Information:
Ozoliņš, J. (2020). Edith Stein and the nature of knowledge. PESA Agora. Retrieved from https://pesaagora.com/columns/edith-stein-and-the-nature-of-knowledge/

Jānis (John) T. Ozoliņš

Jānis (John) Tālivaldis Ozoliņš, FHERDSA, FPESA, FACE, LZA HZN is Professor in the College of Philosophy and Theology at University of Notre Dame Australia, Visiting Professor, Faculty of History and Philosophy, University of Latvia, Honorary Fellow, Institute of Philosophy and Sociology, University of Latvia, Emeritus Professor of Philosophy at Australian Catholic University, and Adjunct Lecturer, Catholic Theological College, University of Divinity, Melbourne. His most recent book is Education and the Pursuit of Wisdom (Routledge, 2019)