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

Draft 2016 Program

Conference Fees & Registration Form

 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


Clint Collins’ brief history of OVPES 

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)

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