2016 OVPES Conference
Articulating and Performing a Philosophy of Activism:
How Are We to Reclaim Education from the Menacing Neoliberal Beast?
September 16-18, 2016 | Bergamo Conference Center | Dayton, Ohio
Ohio Valley Philosophy of Education Society (OVPES) is one of the regional organizations of philosophers of education. We meet every year in the fall for a two day conference, and publish an annual peer-reviewed scholarly journal. OVPES is also a member of the Council of Social Foundations of Education (CSFE).
2016 Presidential Address
Stacy Otto, PhD
Illinois State University
2016 Phil Smith Lecture
OVPES endeavors to: promote the fundamental philosophic treatment of the problems of education; promote the clarification of agreements and differences among the several philosophies of education through the opportunities for discussion afforded by annual meetings; advance and improve teaching in the philosophy of education both in schools for the education of teachers and in other educational institutions; cultivate fruitful relationships between workers in general philosophy and workers in philosophy of education; cultivate fruitful relationships between scholars in philosophy of education and those in other areas of education; encourage promising students in the field of philosophy of education. (Taken from PES)