Thinking Education Through Alain Badiou
July 2011, Wiley-Blackwell
- Represents the first collection of work in education to grapple with what Alain Badiou might mean for the enterprise of schooling
- Takes up Badiou's challenge to contemporary and conventional Anglo-American doxa
- Includes original essays by experts in several different educational fields
Foreword (Michael A. Peters).
Introduction: Alain Badiou: ‘Becoming subject’ to education (Kent den Heyer).
1. Badiou, Pedagogy and the Arts (Thomas E. Peterson).
2. Badiou’s Challenge to Art and its Education: Or, ‘art cannot be taught—it can however educate!’ (Jan Jagodzinski).
3. Alain Badiou, Jacques Lacan and the Ethics of Teaching (Peter M. Taubman).
4. Reconceptualizing Professional Development for Curriculum Leadership: Inspired by John Dewey and informed by Alain Badiou (Kathleen R. Kesson and James G. Henderson).
5. The Obliteration of Truth by Management: Badiou, St. Paul and the question of economic managerialism in education (Anna Strhan).
6. Militants of Truth, Communities of Equality: Badiou and the ignorant schoolmaster (Charles Andrew Barbour).