Tag: philosophy of education

What students say education is for

eli , May 23rd, 2017

Sometime earlier this spring I asked the students in my Digital Cultures class to each write down a sentence (on a post-it) about what education was for. “Education is…


Plato and the birth of ambivalence

eli , November 4th, 2016

I’ve been teaching a class on anthropology of education this fall, and we spent the first several weeks of class reading various moments in educational theory and philosophy (Rousseau,…