Paul G. Cobben, Ph.D. (1988) in Philosophy, University of Amsterdam, is Professor of Philosophy at Tilburg University. He has published extensively on Hegel and his actual meaning including The Nature of the Self. Recognition in the Form of Right and Morality (De Gruyter, 2009).
All those interested in German Idealism, the concept of Education and the institututions of Education, (especially the university), as well as philosophers and philosophy students who concentrate on emancipation, adulthood, education and the corresponding institutional framework.
Table of contents
Institutions of Education: then and today
What is “desirable in relation to our whole state”? An approach to the educational goals of Kant’s first Critique
Gottsched’s Noble Lie. Moral Weeklies and the Educational Autonomy of Women
The actual meaning of Hegel’s concept of education
Struggle for Recognition, Ethics of Recognition, Loss of Recognition
Recognition of individuals and cultures
Globalization and the culture of education
Institutional autonomy and political vocation of the University. Which model of the ‘Republic of Scholars’? (Kant, Humboldt, Fichte)
Is it still possible to recover Fichte’s reflexions about education? Notes on Fichte’s Aphorisms on Education (1804)
Education, Identity, Integrity. Hegel’s socio-cultural Model of individuality from the perspective of his conception of modern civil society
Education in the multicultural society. The search for a ‘second family’
Being One’s Own Self in a Fragmented Life. On the Problems of the Classical Ideals of Bildung under the Conditions of Current Social Reality