In a recent piece of public philosophy, published in Aeon, David Bakhurst, George Whalley Distinguished University Professor and John and Ella G. Charlton Professor of Philosophy, argues that education has been ignored by contemporary philosophers, and that this must change.

Bakhurst writes: “Contemporary philosophers… don’t think that education matters as a subject of philosophical inquiry, and moreover, they take a rather dim view of those of us who do. … So let me spell out why exactly education should matter to philosophy. The reason is that education makes us what we are.” Click the button below to read the full piece.

David Bakhurst | “Philosophy’s Blindspot” | Aeon