Keyword: Education

Article in Journal | Posted 13/06/2019
Ferguson, Joseph P. (2019). Students are not inferential-misfits: Naturalising logic in the science classroom
Currently, there is a focus in science education on preparing students for lives as innovative and resilient citizens of the twenty-first century. Key to this is providing students with opportunities...
Article in Journal | Posted 24/04/2019
Bacon, Karin, Matthews, Philip (2014). Inquiry-based learning with young learners: a Peirce-based model employed to critique a unit of inquiry on maps and mapping
Inquiry-based learning (IBL) has become a common theme in both school and higher education in recent years. It suggests a model of curriculum development and practice that moves educational debate...
Article in Journal | Posted 20/02/2018
Maricato, Fúlvia E., De Andrade Caldeira, Ana M. (2017). O conceito de interação Biológica/ecológica: contribuição aos estudos em epistemologia da biologia e ao ensino de Biologia
Epistemology of biology has been the subject of many discussions in the field of Science and Biology education. This study aimed to bring new elaborations to enrich these discussions, highlighting...
Article in Edited Collection | Posted 05/09/2017
Nöth, Winfried (2014). Signs as Educators: Peircean Insights. In: Pedagogy and Edusemiotics: Theoretical Challenges/ Practical Opportunities
Article in Edited Collection | Posted 05/09/2017
Quay, John (2017). Education and Reasoning: Advancing a Peircean Edusemiotic. In: Edusemiotics - A Handbook
Reasoning is central to education and to semiotics, however the contribution that semiotics has made over years to our understanding of reasoning has only recently come to focus with the inception of...
Article in Edited Collection | Posted 05/09/2017
Legg, Catherine (2017). ‘Diagrammatic Teaching’: The Role of Iconic Signs in Meaningful Pedagogy. In: Edusemiotics - A Handbook
Charles S. Peirce’s semiotics uniquely divides signs into: (i) symbols, which pick out their objects by arbitrary convention or habit, (ii) indices, which pick out their objects by unmediated ‘...
Article in Journal | Posted 13/03/2017
Deely, John, Semetsky, Inna (2017). Semiotics, edusemiotics and the culture of education
Semiotics is the study of signs addressing their action, usage, communication and signification (meaning). Edusemiotics—educational semiotics—is a recently developed direction in educational theory...
Article in Journal | Posted 02/08/2016
Colapietro, Vincent M. (2013). Peirce and Education: Contemporary Reflections in the Spirit of a Contrite Fallibilist
The author of this essay draws out some of the most important implications of Peirce's thought for the philosophy of education. In particular, he focuses on the deliberate cultivation of...
Article in Journal | Posted 10/07/2016
Burgh, Gilbert, Thornton, Simone (2016). Inoculation against Wonder: Finding an antidote in Camus, pragmatism and the community of inquiry
In this paper,we will explore how Albert Camus has much to offer philosophers of education. Although a number of educationalists have attempted to explicate the educational implications of Camus’...
Article in Journal | Posted 21/04/2016
Burgh, Gilbert, Thornton, Simone (2016). Lucid education: resisting resistance to inquiry
Within the community of inquiry literature, the absence of the notion of genuine doubt is notable in spite of its pragmatic roots in the philosophy of Charles Saunders Peirce, for whom the notion was...
News | Posted 29/03/2016
Pragmatism Today: Perspectives on Cognition, Education and Society

"…we are doubtless far from realizing the potential capacity of education as a constructive agency of improving society", John Dewey wrote in Democracy and Education (1916).

Celebrating the...

Monograph | Posted 10/12/2015
Plowright, David (2016). Charles Sanders Peirce: Pragmatism and Education
Monograph | Posted 24/06/2015
Olteanu, Alin (2015). Philosophy of Education in the Semiotics of Charles Peirce: A Cosmology of Learning and Loving

This book investigates the philosophy of education implicit in the semiotics of Charles Peirce. It is commonly accepted that the acts of learning and teaching imply affection of some sort, and...

News | Posted 24/06/2015
Alin Olteanu: Philosophy of Education in the Semiotics of Charles Peirce

New monograph published by Peter Lang

News | Posted 18/08/2014
The 4th Swedish Pragmatism Colloquium on Education

Keynote speakers:

  • Larry Hickman, Professor and Director of Dewey Studies at Southern Illinois University
  • Jim Garrison, Professor at Virginia Tech
  • Mark Johnson,...
News | Posted 20/01/2014
Special Issue on Peirce’s New Rhetoric

Special issue of Educational Philosophy and Theory (Volume 45, Issue 7, 2013): “Peirce’s New Rhetoric: Prospects for educational theory and research”. Edited by Torill Strand.

Encyclopedia Article | Posted 13/10/2013
Chiasson, Phyllis: "Peirce and Educational Philosophy"

Embedded within Peirce’s complete body of work is a “design for thinking” that provides a sturdy foundation for the development of three important learning capabilities. These capabilities are 1)...