2014: Cosenza, Italy

Old and New Generations in the 21st Century: Shifting Landscapes of Education 

20-23 August 2014

Keynote Speakers

Problems of philosophy of education in today's society. Technique, the posthuman and science. rics and Politics of the International Transfer of Educational Policy and Practice
Franco Cambi, University of Florence, IT

The authority of Bildung. Educational practices in Early Childhood Education.
Christiane Thompson, University of Frankfurt, DE

The Terence H. McLaughlin Memorial Lecture

Post-liberal Education  
Robert Davis, University of Glasgow, UK

Full Concurrent Sessions Papers

On violation, violence and citizenship in postapartheid schools.
Nuraan Davids & Yusef Waghid

Voices from the past: On representations of violence in education
Marie Hållander 

Dressed in borrowed robes of economics: Who and what should schools serve?
Mark D. Beatham

Thinking prototypes theory. A complex/simplex paradigm in bioeducational sciences
Flavia Santoianni

An investigation of science nature in the Against Method Theory: A basis for democratic science education
Saeid Zarghami-Hamrah & Parvin Bazghandi 

Student partnership and the question of authority 
Elizabeth Staddon & Morgan White

Education, expectation and the unexpected 
Amanda Fulford

Character education and the disappearance of the politica
Judith Suissa 

Peace education for adults: Maintaining the resonance of peace and education 
Kanako Ide

Student partnership and the question of authority 
Elizabeth Staddon & Morgan White

Exhausting the fatigue university: In search of a biopolitics of research 
Florelle D’hoest & Tyson Lewis

Bildung in Hegel’s Phenomenology. Acute Alienation. 
Asger Sørensen

A few insights for education and child‐rearing from a better understanding of Darwin and contemporary neuro‐psychological research 
Margarita Garcia-Notario 

Barely shifting landscapes? Gender, autonomy and neuroscience 
Alison Mackenzie

Bildung in Hegel’s Phenomenology. Acute Alienation. 
Asger Sørensen

Does good school leadership require ‘vision’?
Janet Orchard

New educational landscape and philosophy of education
Pavel Sapegin

Who watches who? Comparing educators and pupils in the contemporary world
Jole Oresenigo

The transmission of memory heritage in the family. Intergenerational dialogue and parental education
Monica Amadini

Recognition as education in “recognition of responsibility”
Paola Dusi

Summoning the attentive subject
Johannes Rytzler

Rationality and surprise as a cognitive emotion in teaching and learning
Kunimasa Sato

The semiotics of the teaching‐and‐learning‐event
Andrew Stables

Mimesis in education: A possibility worth exploring. From Aristotle’s ‘Poetics’ to an educational anthropology for the present
Gilberto Scaramuzzo 

Formal criteria for the concept of human flourishing: The first step in promoting flourishing as an ideal aim of education
Lynn Wolbert, Doret De Ruyter & Anders Schinkel

Authority as pedagogical relationality: An exploration between human and horse
Erica Hagström

Towards a transactional constructivist paradigm for a democratic education
Antonio Cosentino

Taking a chance: Education for aesthetic judgment and the criticism of culture
Asger Sørensen

Bildung in Hegel’s Phenomenology. Acute Alienation. 
Naoko Saito  


Tradition and future in the Italian philosophy of education
Flavia Stara, Cristiano Casalini, Marco Giosi & Mino Conte

The subject‐person and education in dialogical personalism (R. Guardini), in phenomenological anthropology (A. Ales Bello et alii), in historical personalism (A. Agazzi) and in praxic historicism (A. Gramsci): Education as a rejection of any approval and self‐expression, which is internalized and / or in the historical context
Riccardo Pagano, Adriana Scheidi, Andrea Potestio, Rosa Indellicato

Lost in Translation and education for understanding other cultures 
Naoko Saito, Paul Standish, Mayuko Uehara 

Philosophy of education in Italy in the early 20th century
Marco Antonio D’arcangeli, Giuseppe Spadafora, Giovambattista Trebisacce & Claudia Spina

Philosophy of education in Italy in the early 20th century Technologies of reading and writing today
Naomi Hodgson, Amanda Fulford, Joris Vlieghe & Anna Kouppanou
Discussant: Rafal Godon 

Is it possible to build a new democratic school model in our global society?
Giuseppe Spadafora (Chair), Teodora Pezzano, Rossana Adele Rossi & Antonio Argentino

Education, autonomy and the search for a common world 
Annina Leiviskä, Hanna‐Maija Huhtala, Katariina Holma & Katariina Tiainen 

Exploring the tragic in teacher education
Vincent Colapietro, Paul Standish & Bianca Thoilliez 

Can we really educate for democracy?
Maura Striano, Rosa Maria Calcaterra, Larry Hickman, David Kennedy, Stefano Oliverio, Masamichi Ueno

Working Papers

Dr. Maria Montessori: An important Italian Philosopher of Education
Barbara Thayer-Bacon

Manual labor in Aldo Agazzi’s pedagogical perspective
Andrea Potestio

The aesthetics of educational relationships: Sculpting education differently
Christine Doddington

A curriculum for the 21st Century? The logics of sexual difference
Sharon Todd

The uniqueness of the other and the common world: Tensions and paradoxes
Nadja Hermann

Knowledge for a common world? Epistemology and education in the 21st Century
Claudia Schumann

The teacher as social entrepreneur
Carmine Ferrone

Change – an issue of succession. Commitment and responsibility of the educational process
Sara Nosari

On education and the ‘Land Ethic’
Alexandra Peralta

Philosophy, neuroscience and education. The importance of social class and family background
John Clarke

Neuroscience and pedagogy: Proposals for an interdisciplinary dialogue
Chiara D’Alessio

Headless chickens: Speaking seriously about neuroscience, the brain and learning 
Adrian Skilbeck

Between education and disclosure. Rethinking democratic commitments to teaching philosophy
Mladjo Ivanovic

Democratic education, infancy and becoming
Yusef Waghid

Education of the 21st century as a factor of development of democracy
Nina Nalivayko

Philosophical clubs as a tool for learning support and diffusion of philosophy in the high school level
Angel Alonso Salas

Alternative ways of addressing philosophy for children
Carlos Sousa Reis & Maria Formosinho 

Inquiry, virtues, and education for critical thinking
Sharon Bailin & Mark Battersby

Learning as swimming: A school project for the future
Lilija Duobliene

(Trans)disciplinarity: Some implications for education
Lesley Le Grange

About self‐knowledge motivation as the task of philosophy
V. M. Kondratyev

Does 21st Century learning enhance teachers’ critical reflective practice?Leon Benade

A new school laboratory
Tiziana Iaquinta

A philosophical approach: The learning experience and new technologies in education
Lucia Falero, Angela De Sosa & Andrea Díaz Genis

The end of teachers’ authority or only its metamorphosis?
Zdenko Kodelja

Crisis in the educational relationship between generations: A matter of experience?
Cristina Palmieri

Who can speak and who cannot in the neo‐liberal learning society
Carl Anders Safström

Intra‐relationality and the question of ‘between’ in educational relations
Simon Ceder

Are teachers superfluous? Pedagogical‐phenomenological considerations in the intermediate field of teaching and learning
Evi Agostini

Narratives of educational relations. A study of representations of relations of teaching and learning in philosophy of education
Halvor Hoveid & Marit Honerød Hoveid 

Educating people about the mountains and risk reduction through new technologies and neogeography: A geoethical interdisciplinary approach
Marcello Bernardo, Francesco De Pascale & Alessandro Ruffolo 

Solitude, loneliness and new technologies: The hikikomori phenomenon from an educational standpoint
Alberto Sánchez Rojo

What and how to form future teachers in the ethical dimension?
Marisa Meza

Re‐thinking the concept of educational responsibility
Elena Nobile

Responsibility of the teacher and the student
Lev Vertgeym

Report and responsibility for a new educational trail
Fabiana Quatrano

“... the only education is by truths”. Alain Badiou on education
Torill Strand

Klaus Mollenhauer's "Forgotten Connections": A sketch to a general theory of education and childrearing
Stein Wivestad

Teacher‘s narrative and aesthetic perception: Prospects of musical education
Vita Venslovaité 

Eclipse and return of the father
Antonio Bellingreri 

Reflexivity, adulthood and contemporary education: Between two legacies
Giuseppina D’Addelfio

Learning by feigning. Rethinking the role of fiction in the apprenticeship of philosophy
Florelle D’Hoest

The features of the education policy in Russia
Vitaly V. Tselishchev

A critical hermeneutical perspective of institutional culture of higher education
Berté Van Wyk

Multiculturalism and democracy: Diversity and difference in Hong Kong’s liberal studies
Liz Jackson

The early childhood teacher and the family: An exploration of the familial role of the professional using a few childish things
Andrew Gibbons

Pedagogical responsibility and political act
Maria Grazia Lombardi

The inter‐generational pact: Looking after relationships and educational responsibility
Francesca Marone

Knowledge and ethical thinking in pedagogy: Diachronic overview and contemporary perspectives on the issues of education, the person and values
Maria Chiara Castaldi

Silences in (post)conflict societies: Visions for higher education curriculum‐making
Petro Du Preez 

Informal learning in family contexts. Identity, meaning and knowledge of Italian and Italian‐American parents
Francesca Bracci