Department of Education LB-579, 1455, de Maisonneuve Blvd. W. Montreal, Quebec, H3G 1M8, Canada
David I. Waddington received his Ph.D. in philosophy of education from Stanford University in 2006. His ongoing research interests include John Dewey’s educational thought, the history of progressive education, and philosophical issues surrounding science and technology in education.
Prior to his arrival at Concordia, he served for one year as a postdoctoral fellow in Stanford’s Introduction to the Humanities Program, where he taught courses in political philosophy and the history of science.
He has published articles on technology in education, including Heidegger’s philosophy of technology and the ethics of violent video games, and he has also written several articles on John Dewey’s work. He is an active member of the John Dewey Society, and is a regular contributor to the John Dewey Society’s Social Issues blog.
B.A. (Honours), Philosophy, Mount Allison University, 2001
M.A., Philosophy, Stanford University, 2004
Ph.D., Philosophy of Education, Stanford University, 2006
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