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The Ways We Think

The Ways We Think by Dr Emma Williams

This special event was held on Wednesday 30th November 2016 in the Helen Martin Studio (Warwick Arts Centre) it included presentations and reflections on the book by Professor Simon Glendinning (LSE); Professor Richard Smith (Durham) and Professor Paul Standish (UCL). The presentations were followed by Question and Answer session led by the author.

The book can be purchased here.

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About the Book

  • Presents an original account of thinking for education

  • Explores connections between phenomenology, ordinary language philosophy and post-structuralism

  • Investigates Gilbert Ryle; Martin Heidegger; J.L. Austin and Jacques Derrida on the nature of thinking

  • Draws on Philosopher in Residence teaching practice

About the Author


Emma Williams is Assistant Professor in the Centre for Education Studies, University of Warwick.

She studied for her BA and MA in philosophy at Warwick before undertaking PhD research in the philosophy of education at the ULC Institute of Education.

She worked as Philosopher in Residence at Rugby School from 2007-2015.

For enquiries related to the book please contact the author, Emma Williams via E dot Williams dot 1 at warwick dot ac dot uk




This event is kindly supported by:


The Philosophy of Education Society of Great Britain