Education and the Growth of Knowledge is a collection of original contributions from a group of eminent philosophers and philosophers of education, who sketch the implications of advances in contemporary epistemology for education.
- New papers on education and social and virtue epistemology contributed by a range of eminent philosophers and philosophers of education
- Reconceives epistemology in the light of notions from social and virtue epistemology
- Demonstrates that a reconsideration of epistemology in the light of ideas from social and virtue epistemology will in turn re-invigorate the links between epistemology and education
Keywords: Education; knowledge; epistemology; traditional epistemology; virtue epistemology; social epistemology; philosophy; philosophy of education; educational theory; Aristotle; testimonial belief; Anscombe; epistemic virtue; epistemology of education; intellectual virtue; higher education policy; epistemic vice; professional education; vocational education; epistemic value of diversity, Theory of Education, Education & Public Policy, Theory of Education, Education & Public Policy