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Inaugural EPiC Workshop

October 10, 2014

EPiC is hosting a philosophy of education workshop. The workshop features the following papers: "Wisdom’s Limit”, by Jeff Malpas, University of Tasmania, “Education, Conversation, and New Learning Technologies", by David Bakhurst, Queen’s University, and “The Promise and Limits of Educational Technology”, Paul Fairfield, Queen’s University. For more information, please contact Dr. Fairfield at

EPiC Research Group Meeting

October 3, 2014

The next EPiC meeting will be at Watson 307, next Friday, from 12:00-2:00. Paul Fairfield will lead a discusion on critical thinking, and talk about some of his own work on the subject.

EPiC Research Group Meeting

September 19, 2014

There will be an EPiC meeting this Friday, from 1:00-3:00, at Watson 122. Paul Fairfield has expressed interest in taking up some of the issues Bakhurst raised about critical thinking, and so will get the discussion started. 

Addendum: Dr. Fairfield's discussion of critical thinking was moved to the next week, and instead Dr. Bakhurst led a discussion on knowledge by testimony this week.

2014 Inaugural EPiC Research Group Meeting

September 12, 2014
Dear Queens Philosophy Graduate Students,

We are writing to tell you about a new research group in the department: Education, Philosophy and Conversation, and to invite you to this year’s inaugural EPiC meeting.

EPiC Research Group Meeting

August 27, 2014

The next EPiC meeting will be at Watson 517, on Wednesday at 1:30. David Bakhurst will be presenting some sketches of chapters for a tentative new book in philosophy of education, and will be discussing such subjects as reasons, autonomy, and new learning technologies.