Journal of Philosophy of Education

        About the Journal

The Journal of Philosophy of Education (JOPE) is the Society’s peer-reviewed journal. The journal is hosted by Wiley Online Library, and is accessible here. Access is free to PESGB members.

The Journal publishes articles representing a wide variety of philosophical styles and traditions. They range from examination of fundamental philosophical issues in their connection with education to detailed critical engagement with current educational policy and practice from a philosophical point of view. Further details on how to submit articles to the Journal can be found on its webpage at Wiley Online Library

The Journal publishes six issues per year, two are guest-edited Special Issues and one is a guest-edited Policy Special IssueThe Journal also publishes smaller Suites of papers. Suites typically comprise five or six papers on a topic or theme; larger suites may be published across consecutive issues. If you would like to submit a proposal for a Special Issue, Policy Special Issue, or Suite, please send a one-page proposal to the Executive Editor outlining the theme proposed, the editorial arrangements, the likely contributors and their probable topics.  This initial proposal will be reviewed and a response given, with comments or suggestions for development. If the proposal is approved, the Executive Editor and Co-Editors may provide further input as the project develops. All papers submitted will be subject to review.
The Journal also compiles Special Virtual Issues. These bring together work already published in the Journal under the heading of a particular topic or theme.

Latest News

The Journal of Philosophy of Education’s latest issue (54.5) is now published. Some highlights:

Joseph Dunne Learning from MacIntyre about Learning: Finding Room for a Second-Person Perspective?


The Educational Value of Monuments

Educational Goods: Values, Evidence and Decision-Making (ed. John Tillson)

On the Production and Acceleration of Educational Research (ed. Paul Smeyers and Marc Depaepe). 

Latest Video Abstracts 

Karen S. Acton and Dianne Saxe, A Discussion of Critical Issues in Environmental Education.

Dianne Saxe introduces the paper that she and Karen S. Acton published recently in the Journal of Philosophy of Education’s 2020 Policy Special Issue on Climate Crisis: Education, Environment, Sustainability (54.4).

The full video abstract library for the Journal of Philosophy of Education can be viewed here