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Philosophy of Education

About the research unit

The research unit investigates some inter-related areas in philosophy of education:

  1. Knowledge and learning: The relations between experience, language, reason and judgment. Epistemological and metaphysical conceptions and their importance for teaching, studying and learning.
  2. Formation, politics and religion: Political philosophy and norms in relation to formation (Bildung), democracy, citizenship and cosmopolitanism. Philosophy of religion, aesthetics and ethics.
  3. History of ideas: The relations between the history of philosophy and the history of educational ideas.
  4. Contemporary trends: Development of fields of knowledge and academic literacy.

These areas are explored critically from a variety of traditions mainly representing philosophical analysis, dialectics, critical theory, social analytical perspectives, "allgemeine Pädagogik", phenomenology and historical inquiry.


Name Job title Email Phone Building
Frandsen, Henrik Vase Associate professor hvf@edu.au.dk +4587163871 D, 106
Frølund, Sune Associate professor sufr@edu.au.dk +4587163631 D, 141
Huggler, Jørgen Associate professor johu@edu.au.dk +4560202790 D, 142
Jensen, Hans Siggaard Professor Emeritus hsj@edu.au.dk +4540414593 D, 117
Korsgaard, Ove Professor Emeritus ove@edu.au.dk D, 114
Nagbøl, Søren Peter Associate professor sona@edu.au.dk +4587163617 D, 317
Olsen, Anne-Marie Eggert Associate professor ameo@edu.au.dk +4587163976 D, 144
Rømer, Thomas Aastrup Associate professor thar@edu.au.dk +4587163606 1483, 546
Schmidt, Lars-Henrik Professor lhs@edu.au.dk +4587163785 A, 419
Sørensen, Asger Associate professor aso@edu.au.dk +4587163974 D, 111
Wiberg, Merete Associate professor wiberg@edu.au.dk +4520586298 1483, 519