Authors
Brian Bruya
Eastern Michigan University
Abstract
At the confluence of the philosophy of education and social/political philosophy lies the question of how we should educate the next generation of philosophy professors. Part of the question involves how broad such an education should be in order to educate teachers with the ability to, themselves, educate citizens competent to function in a diverse, globalized world. As traditional Western education systems from elementary schools through universities have embraced multicultural sources over the last few decades, philosophy Ph.D. programs have bucked this trend, clinging tightly to traditional Western sources and problems. While this claim will come as no surprise to those working in the field, there is little published evidence or discussion of the tacit rejection of multiculturalism by philosophy Ph.D. programs, and few people outside the field realize how Eurocentric these programs remain. This article provides evidence and discussion of this fact, focusing on the case of Chinese philosophy in American Ph.D. programs
Keywords Chinese philosophy  Philosophy Ph.D. programs  Multiculturalism  Diversity  Philosophy of education  Social philosophy
Categories (categorize this paper)
ISBN(s)
DOI 10.1007/s11712-015-9441-2
Options
Edit this record
Mark as duplicate
Export citation
Find it on Scholar
Request removal from index
Revision history

Download options

PhilArchive copy


Upload a copy of this paper     Check publisher's policy     Papers currently archived: 56,060
External links

Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
Through your library

References found in this work BETA

Ranking Exercises in Philosophy and Implicit Bias.Jennifer Saul - 2012 - Journal of Social Philosophy 43 (3):256-273.
Education for Democracy.Hilary Putnam & Ruth Anna Putnam - 1993 - Educational Theory 43 (4):361-376.

View all 11 references / Add more references

Citations of this work BETA

Diversifying Philosophy: The Art of Non-Domination.Monika Kirloskar-Steinbach - 2019 - Educational Philosophy and Theory 51 (14):1490-1503.

Add more citations

Similar books and articles

What Are We Doing When We Are Doing Philosophy of Education?Daniel James Vokey - 2006 - Paideusis: Journal of the Canadian Philosophy of Education Society 15 (1):45-55.
The Social Philosophy of Traditional Chinese Culture.Ying Guo - 2006 - Philosophy and Culture 33 (10):155-164.
The Changing Status of Chinese Philosophy.Peimin Ni - 2013 - Journal of Chinese Philosophy 40 (3-4):583-600.
Practicing Democracy.Maughn Gregory - 2004 - International Journal of Applied Philosophy 18 (2):163-176.
Sinicization of Marxist Philosophy and the Validity Problem of Chinese Philosophy.Meng-wei Yan & Qian Yang - 2005 - Nankai University (Philosophy and Social Sciences) 6:94-100.

Analytics

Added to PP index
2015-07-24

Total views
80 ( #123,419 of 2,403,706 )

Recent downloads (6 months)
4 ( #197,079 of 2,403,706 )

How can I increase my downloads?

Downloads

My notes