Philosophy of Education Conference 2015: Metaethics and Moral Education

Friday 5th June - Saturday 6th June 2015

This is a 24 hour conference on metaethics and moral education to mark the 50th anniversary of the Philosophy of Education Society of Great Britain.

Confirmed speakers:

  • Professor David Copp, UC Davis
  • Professor Randall Curren, University of Rochester
  • Professor Michael Hand, University of Birmingham
  • Dr Clea Rees, Cardiff University
  • Marianne Talbot, University of Oxford
  • Dr Jonathan Webber, Cardiff University 

Venue: Horton Grange, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TT

Find out more and register for the conference

Philosophy of Education Research Seminars 2014-15

(co-sponsored by the Philosophy of Education Society of Great Britain)

Seminars are held on Tuesday evenings from 5pm to 6.30pm in room 224 in the School of Education. All welcome. 

Tuesday 21 October 2014

David Aldridge, Oxford Brookes University
Remembrance in schools 

Tuesday 25 November 2014

Dr Matthew Clayton, University of Warwick
Religious independence for children

Tuesday 17 February 2015

Dr Nick Peim, University of Birmingham
Philosophical resources today and the philosophy of education: ontological provocations

Tuesday 17 March 2015

Dr John Vorhaus, Institute of Education, University of London
On profound disability

Tuesday 21 April 2015 - CANCELLED

Professor Lorella Terzi, Roehampton University
Excellence for all? On excellence and equality in education

Tuesday 19 May 2015

Professor David Carr, University of Birmingham
Education and practical intelligence

For further information please contact Michael Hand at