Areas of Research / Professional Expertise
Philosophy of Education, Philosophy of Childhood, Literature, Children's Literature, Wittgenstein, Stanley Cavell, Existentialism
Indigenous Philosophy, Indigenous Education, Intercultural Philosophy, Intercultural Education
Published: Jan 01, 2018 by Educational Philosophy and Theory
Authors: Viktor Johansson
Subjects: Education, Philosophy
This article explores how different philosophical models and pictures of learning can become dogmatic and disguise other conceptions of learning.
Unserious but Serious Pilgrimages: What Educational Philosophy can learn about Fiction and Reality from Children’s Artful Play
Published: Nov 01, 2017 by Educational Theory
Subjects: Education, Literature, Philosophy
What happens if we think of children's play as a form of great art that we turn to and return to for inspiration, for education? If we can see play as art, then what and how can we learn from children's play or from playing with them? What can philosophy, or philosophers, learn from children's play? In this essay Viktor Johansson gives examples of what and when children can teach philosophers through play.