Philosophy East/West showcases new scholarship in the philosophy of education and contemplative studies, paying particular attention to the intersection of mindfulness, evidence-based science, and wisdom traditions.
- Moves beyond simplistic explanations of “Eastern” and “Western” to explore the complexity and diversity of various wisdom traditions
- Investigates the effect of mindfulness-based curricular interventions on current educational theory and practice
- Uses insights from important Western philosophers—including Heidegger, Levinas, and Foucault—to situate contemplative practice within contemporary educational theory
- Emphasizes the importance of transcultural and intercultural approaches in the philosophy of education
Keywords: Mindfulness; contemplative studies; philosophy of education; contemplative pedagogy; intercultural philosophy; Heidegger; Levinas; Foucault; Buddhism; Daoism; Kabat-Zinn; contemporary educational theory, Theory of Education, Education & Public Policy, Theory of Education, Education & Public Policy