The Time for Nihilism: Metaphysics, Philosophy and Education

Nicholas Peim

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    Ontological analysis of knowledge in education might begin by distinguishing between knowledge and the determining force that defines knowledge as significant or otherwise. Under the pressure of this division “knowledge itself” eludes any grasp. And without the ballast of a determinant knowledge, what becomes of education—except to be a technology of the self?
    Original languageEnglish
    Article number1
    Pages (from-to)3-16
    Number of pages13
    JournalOther Education
    Issue number2
    Publication statusPublished - 21 Dec 2016


    • Educational alternatives
    • progressive education
    • alternative education
    • difference
    • educational theory
    • educational philosophy
    • home education
    • education policy


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