• Heretic Gnosis: Education, Children, and the Problem of Knowing Otherwise
    In David W. Kupferman & Andrew Gibbons (eds.), Childhood, Science Fiction, and Pedagogy: Children Ex Machina, Springer Singapore. pp. 171-187. 2019.
    This chapter explores the differences between the epistemologies of adults and those of children, as is evident through the tension between the institution of the school and the figure of the child. Epistemological practices are inherently political, that is, there are political conditions that determine the way persons think, including the very idea of something being rational, or, in accordance with supposedly objective, universal and scientific principles. The school, I argue, is a place wher…Read more