IOE - Faculty of Education and Society


Knowledge, Mind and Understanding: Educational Practice in Critical Perspective

07 May 2016, 10:00 am–5:30 pm

Event Information

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Nunn Hall, UCL Institute of Education, Bedford Way London WC1H0AL

A one-day conference exploring the educational implications of philosophical and sociological work on knowledge, mind and understanding.

Topics include:

  • Inferentialism and Education

    Jan Derry, UCL Institute of Education

  • What Can Philosophy Tell Us About How History Made the Mind?

    David Bakhurst (by video conference), Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario

  • What Does It Mean To Say That a Learning Disability Exists?

    Andrew Davis, University of Durham

  • Why Knowledge Matters and What It Means for Education

This event is open to the public but advanced booking is essential for catering provision, and should be done by emailing Natalie Kaye: n.kaye@ioe.ac.uk.