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: Philosophy of Education, 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