journal articles

PUBLISHED [last updated 8 February 2018]

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201  Marques, M., Powell, J. & Zapp, M. & Biesta, G.J.J. (in press). How does research evaluation impact educational research? Exploring intended and unintended consequences of research assessment in the United Kingdom, 1986–2014. European Educational Research Journal. DOI: 10.1177/1474904117730159


200 Biesta, G.J.J. (2017). Is there a need for the re(dis)covery of teaching? New Zealand Journal of Teachers’ Work 14(2), 73-79.


199 Biesta, G.J.J. (2017). P4C after Auschwitz: On immanence and transcendence in education. Childhood and Philosophy 30(28), 617-628.


198 Biesta, G.J.J. (2017). Touching the soul? Exploring Exploring an alternative outlook for philosophical work with children and young people. Childhood and Philosophy 30(28)., 415-452.


197 Biesta, G.J.J. (2017). Don't be fooled by ignorant schoolmasters. On the role of the teacher in emancipatory education. Policy Futures in Education 15(1), 52-73.


196 * Biesta, G.J.J. (2017). Education, measurement and the professions: Reclaiming a space for democratic professionality in education. Educational Philosophy and Theory 49(4), 315-330. 10.1080/00131857.2015.1048665


195 Pouwels, J. & Biesta, G. (2017). With Socrates on your heels and Descartes in your hand: On the notion of conflict in John Dewey’s Democracy and Education. Education Sciences 7(1). 10.3390/educsci7010007


194 * Biesta, G.J.J., Priestley, M. & Robinson, S. (2017). Talking about education: exploring the significance of teachers’ vocabularies for teacher agency. Journal of Curriculum Studies 49(1), 38-54.



193 * Biesta, G.J.J. (2016). Who’s afraid of teaching? Heidegger and the question of education (Bildung/Erziehung). Educational Philosophy and Theory 48(8), 832-845. 10.1080/00131857.2016.1165017


192 Biesta, G.J.J. (2016). Devolver la enseñanza a la educación. Una respuesta a la desaparición del maestro. Pedagogía y saberes 44, 119-129.



191 Biesta, G.J.J. (2016). Democracia, ciudadanía y educación: de la socialización a la subjetivación. Foro de Educación 14(20), 21-34.


190 * Biesta, G.J.J. & Hannam, P. (2016). Religious education and the return of the teacher. (Invited essay.) Religious Education 111(3), 239-243.




190 * Biesta, G.J.J. & Hannam, P. (2016). Religious education and the return of the teacher. (Invited essay.) Religious Education 111(3), 239-243.


189 Biesta, G.J.J. & Cowell, G. (2016). Cities, citizenship and civic learning: Introduction to the special edition. Policy Futures in Education 14(4) 427–430.


188 Cowell, G. & Biesta, G.J.J. (2016). From map-reading to map-making: Civic learning as orientation, disorientation and reorientation. Policy Futures in Education 14(4), 431-451. DOI: 10.1177/1478210316636703


187 Biesta, G.J.J. (2016). Reconciling ourselves to reality: Arendt, education, and the challenge of being at home in the world. Journal of Educational Administration and History 48(2), 183-192. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00220620.2016.1144580 OPEN ACCESS


186 * Biesta, G.J.J. (2016). The rediscovery of teaching: On robot vacuum cleaners, non-egological education, and the limits of the hermeneutical world-view. Educational Philosophy and Theory 48(4), 374-392.  10.1080/00131857.2015.1041442


185 Biesta, G.J.J. (2016). Improving education through research? From effectiveness, causality and technology, to purpose, complexity and culture. Policy Futures in Education 14(2), 194-210. DOI: 10.1177/1478210315613900



184 De Oliveira Andreotti, V., Biesta, G.J.J. & Ahenakew, C. (2015). Between the nation and the globe: Education for global mindedness in Finland. Globalisation, Societies and Education 13(2), 246-259. DOI: 10.1080/14767724.2014.934073


183 Rutten, K. & Biesta, G.J.J. (2015). Van verleden naar toekomst. Democratie, diversiteit, en cultureel erfgoed-in-wording. Volkskunst 116(3), 439-452.


182 Biesta, G.J.J. (2015). Resisting the Seduction of the Global Education Measurement Industry: Notes on the Social Psychology of PISA. Ethics and education 10(3), 348-360. (DOI:10.1080/17449642.2015.1106030)


181 Biesta, G.J.J. (2015). Teaching, teacher education and the humanities: Reconsidering education as a ‘Geisteswissenschaft.’ Educational Theory 65(6), 665-679.


180 Biesta, G.J.J. (2015). The duty to resist: Redefining the basics for today’s schools. Research on Steiner Education 6/Special issue 2015, p.1-11. Available at http://www.rosejourn.com/index.php/rose/article/view/265/260 ISSN1891-6511


179 * Biesta, G.J.J, Priestley, M. & Robinson, S. (2015). The role of beliefs in teacher agency. Teachers and Teaching: Theory and Practice 21(6), 624-640. 10.1080/13540602.2015.1044325


178 *Biesta, G.J.J. & Peters, M.A. (2015). Alternative futures and future alternatives for the philosophy of education. Introduction to the symposium. Studies in Philosphy and Education 34(6), 619-622.


177 Biesta, G.J.J. (2015). Wereld-gericht onderwijs: Vorming tot volwassenheid. De Nieuwe Meso 2(3), 54-61.


176 Biesta, G.J.J. (2015). Freeing teaching from learning: Opening up existential possibilities in educational relationships. Studies in Philosophy and Education 34(3), 229-243. DOI: 10.1007/s11217-014-9454-z


175 Biesta, G.J.J. (2015). What is education for? On good education, teacher judgement, and educational professionalism. European Journal of Education 50(1), 75-87.


174 Biesta, G.J.J. (2015). On the two cultures of educational research and how we might move ahead: Reconsidering the ontology axiology and praxeology of education. European Educational Research Journal 14(1), 11-22.



173 Biesta, G.J.J. (2014). Who knows? On the ongoing need to ask critical questions about the turn towards evidence in education and related fields. Cursiv 14, 19-26. (Special issue on ‘Approaches to the notion of evidence and evidence-based eduation in Denmark. Edited by Karen Bjerg Petersen, David Reimer & Ane Qvortrup.) free download from here


172 Biesta, G.J.J. (2014). Pragmatismo, conhecimento e o currículo: Para além do objetivismo e do relativismo. Revista de Educação PUC-Campinas 19(2), 87-98.


171 Biesta, G.J.J. (2014). Remembering forgotten connections: Klaus Mollenhauer’s opening to theorising education differently. Phenomenlogy and Practice 8(2), 26-33.


170 Biesta, G.J.J. (2014). De vorming van de democratische professional. Over professionaliteit, normativiteit en democratie. [The formation of the democratic professional: On professionality, normativity and democracy.] Waardenwerk: Journal of Humanistic Studies 56(May 2014, 7-18.


169 Biesta, G.J.J. (2014). ¿Medir lo que valoramos o valorar lo que medimos? Globalización, responsabilidad y la noción de propósito de la educación.  Pensamiento Educativo 51(1), 46-57.


168 Biesta, G.J.J. (2014). Pragmatising the curriculum. Bringing knowledge back in, but via pragmatism. The Curriculum Journal 25(1), 29-49. DOI:10.1080/09585176.2013.874954

Winner of the Editors' Choice paper prize for Volume 25 (2015).


167 *Biesta, G.J.J. (2014). Is philosophy of education a historical mistake? Connecting philosophy and education differently. Theory and Research in Education 12(1), 65-76.


166 *Biesta, G.J.J. (2014). Cultivating humanity or educating the human? Two options for education in the knowledge society. Asia Pacific Education Review 15(1), 13-19.

DOI: 10.1007/s12564-013-9292-7



165 Biesta, G.J.J. (2013). Responsive or responsible? Education for the global networked society. Policy Futures in Education 11(6), 734-745.



164 *Nicoll, K., Fejes, A., Olson, M., Dahlstedt, M. & Biesta, G.J.J. (2013). Opening discourses of citizenship education: a theorization with Foucault. Journal of Education Policy 28(6), 828-846. DOI 10.1080/02680939.2013.823519


163 *Biesta, G.J.J. (2013). Knowledge, judgement and the curriculum: On the past, present and future of the idea of 'the practical'. Journal of Curriculum Studies 45(5), 684-696. 10.1080/00220272.2013.798839


162 Biesta, G.J.J. (2013). “We gotta get out of this place.” On the distance between learning and education in the sensory curriculum. The Journal of School and Society 1(1) [on line publication]. http://jds.wabash.edu/jds/journal/current-issue/volume-1-issue-1-august-2013/response-article


*161 Biesta, G.J.J. (2013). Receiving the gift of teaching: From 'learning from' to 'being taught by.' Studies in Philosophy and Education 32(5), 449-461. (2010 Impact Factor: 0.262) DOI: 10.1007/s11217-012-9312-9


160 Biesta, G.J.J. (2013). Teacher education for educational wisdom. Waldorf Research Bulletin 18(1), 35-47.



159 Biesta, G.J.J. (2013). Å snakke 'pedagogikk' til 'education': Internasjonalisering og problemet med konseptuell hegemoni i studiet av pedagogikk. Norsk Pedagogisk Tidskrift 97(3), 172-184. ISSN 0029-2052 (print); 1504-2987 (online).


158 Biesta, G.J.J. (2013). Od kultur uczenia si do kultur edukacyjnych. Wartoci i sdy w badaniach pedagogicznych oraz w pracy nad postpami w ksztaceniu. Teraniejszo Czowiek Edukacja 61(1), 47-57.


157 Biesta, G.J.J. (2013). Interrupting the politics of learning. Power and Education 5(1), 4-15.


2012 (published in 2013)

156 Biesta, G.J.J. (2012). Boa educação na era da mensuração. Cadernos de Pesquisa 42(n.147), 808-825. ISSN 0100-1574.


155 Biesta, G.J.J. (2012). Giving teaching back to education. Responding to the disappearance of the teacher. Phenomenology and Practice 6(2), 35-49.



154 *Biesta, G.J.J. (2012). Becoming Public: Public Pedagogy, Citizenship and the Public Sphere. Social and Cultural Geography 13(7), 683-697.

(2011 Impact Factor: 1.267) DOI:10.1080/14649365.2012.723736


153 Biesta, G.J.J. (2012). No education without hesitation. Thinking differently about educational relations. In C. Ruitenberg et al. (eds), Philosophy of education 2012 (pp. 1-13). Urbana-Champaign, IL: PES.


152 Säfström, C.A. & Biesta, G.J.J. (2012). Et manifest for pedagogikk. Pedagogisk Profil 19(3), 6-10.


151 *Biesta, G.J.J. (2012). Becoming world-wise: An educational perspective on the rhetorical curriculum. Journal of Curriculum Studies 44(6), 815-826.

DOI: 10.1080/00220272.2012.730285


150 Biesta, G.J.J. (2012). Doing emancipation differently: Transgression, equality and the politics of learning. Civitas Educationis. Education, Politics and Culture 1(1), 15-30.


149 Biesta, G.J.J. (2012). Knowledge/Democracy. Notes on the political economy of academic publishing. International Journal of Leadership in Education 15(4), 407-420.


148 Biesta, G.J.J. (2012). The educational significance of the experience of resistance: Schooling and the dialogue between child and world. Other Education: The Journal of Educational Alternatives 1(1), 92-103.


147 *Zhao, K. & Biesta, G.J.J.(2012). The moral dimension of lifelong learning: Giddens, Taylor and the reflexive project of the self. Adult Education Quarterly 62(4), 332-350.

DOI 10.1177/0741713611411176


146 Biesta, G.J.J. (2012). The future of teacher education: Evidence, competence or wisdom? Research on Steiner Education 3(1), 8-21.



145 Biesta, G.J.J. (2012). Philosophy of education for the public good: Five challenges and an agenda. Educational Philosophy and Theory 44(6), 581-593.

DOI: 10.1111/j.1469-5812.2011.00783.x



144 Biesta, G.J.J. (2012). Have lifelong learning and emancipation still something to say to each other? Studies in the Education of Adults 44(1), 5-20.


143 Biesta, G.J.J. & Cowell, G. (2012). How is community done? Understanding civic learning through psychogeographic mapping. International Journal of Lifelong Education 31(1), 47-61.


2011142 Biesta, G. & Säfström, C.A. (2011) Ett manifest för pedagogik. Utbildning & Demokrati, 20(3), 83-95.


141 Biesta, G.J.J. (2011). Citizenship education between intentions and outcomes: The case of the Scottish Curriculum for Excellence. Vierteljahresschrift für wissenschaftliche Pädagogik 87(3), 403-421.


140 Biesta, G.J.J. & Säfström, C.A. (2011). Kasvatuksen ja koulutksen manifesti. Aikuikasvatus 31(4), 302-309.


139 Biesta, G.J.J. & Säfström, C.A. (2011). A manifesto for education. Policy futures in education 9(5), 540-547.


138 Biesta, G.J.J. (2011). Transcendence, revelation and the constructivist classroom; or: in praise of teaching.  In R. Kunzman (ed), Philosophy of Education 2011 (pp 358-365). Urbana-Champaign: PES. http://ojs.ed.uiuc.edu/index.php/pes/article/view/3305/1205


137 Biesta, G.J.J. (2011). From learning cultures to educational cultures. Values and judgements in educational research and educational improvement. International Journal of Early Childhood 43(3), 199-210. [DOI: 10.1007/s13158-011-0042-x]


136 Biesta, G.J.J. (2011). How useful should the university be? On the rise of the global university and the crisis in higher education. Qui Parle: Critical Humanities and Social Sciences 20(1), 35-47.


135 Biesta, G.J.J. (2011). Digging up Foucault for teacher education: Archeology, conservation and the hauntology of pedagogy. International Journal for the Historiographie of Education 1(2), 189-191.


134 Biesta, G.J.J. (2011). Het beeld van de leraar: Over wijsheid en virtuositeit in onderwijs en onderwijzen. Tijdschrift voor lerarenopleiders 32(3), 4-11.


133 Biesta, G.J.J. & Säfström, C.A. (2011). Et manifest for utdanning. Første Steg 3 (September/October), i-iv.


132 *Rutten, A.E., Schuengel, C., Dirks, E., Stams, G.J.J.M., Biesta, G.J.J. & Hoeksema, J. (2011). Predictors of antisocial and prosocial behavior in an adolescent sports context. Social Development 20(2), 294-315. DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-9507.2010.00598.x Impact Factor: 1.717


131 * Biesta, G.J.J., Allan, J. and Edwards, R.G. (2011). The theory question in research capacity building in education: Towards an agenda for research and practice. British Journal of Educational Studies 59(3), 225–239. [DOI: 10.1080/00071005.2011.599793]


130 Mannion, G., Biesta, G.J.J., Priestley, M. & Ross, H. (2011). The global dimension in education and education for global citizenship: Genealogy and critique. Globalisation, societies, education. 9(3-4), 443-456.


129 Biesta, G.J.J. (2011)..:.  (Journal of Educational Studies/Jiaoyu Xuebao) 7(4), 27-35. (ISSN 1673-1298)


128 Biesta, G.J.J. (2011). Disciplines and theory in the academic study of education: A Comparative Analysis of the Anglo-American and Continental Construction of the Field. Pedagogy, Culture and Society 19(2), 175-192.


127 *Biesta, G.J.J. (2011). An adventure in publishing revisited. Fifty years of Studies in Philosophy and Education. Studies in Philosophy and Education 30(5), 429-432. [DOI10.1007/s11217-011-9259-2]


126 Biesta, G.J.J. (2011). Citizenship education reconsidered: Socialisation, subjectification, and the desire for democracy. Bildungsgeschichte. International Journal for the Historiography of Education 1(1), 58-67.


125 *Biesta, G.J.J. (2011). Philosophy, exposure and children: How to resist the instrumentalisation of philosophy in education. Journal of Philosophy of Education 45(2), 305-319. [DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-9752.2011.00792.x]


124 Zhao, K. & Biesta, G.J.J. (2011). Lifelong learning between ‘east’ and ‘west’: Confucianism and the reflexive project of the self. Interchange 42(1), 1-20. [DOI: 10.1007/s10780-011-9143-6]


123 *Biesta, G.J.J. (2011). The ignorant citizen: Mouffe, Rancière, and the subject of democratic education. Studies in Philosophy and Education 30(2), 141-153. DOI: 10.1007/s11217-011-9220-4


122 *Biesta, G.J.J. & Miedema, S. (2011). What kind of deconstruction for religious education? Religious education 106(1), 105-108. [DOI: 10.1080/00344087.2011.539452].


121 Biesta, G.J.J. (2011). . (),9 (1), 123-135. [Evidence and values in educational research and educational practice. Peking University Education Review 9(1), 123-135.] (ISSN 1671-9468)


published in 2011

120 Biesta, G.J.J. (2010). Education, weakness, existence, the soul and truth: Five reminders about the basic questions of education. Ars Educandi, Volume VII, 55-79. ISSN 1230-607-X


2010119 Biesta, G.J.J. (2010). “This is my truth, tell me yours.” Deconstructive pragmatism as a philosophy for education. Educational Philosophy and Theory 42(7), 710-727.

[DOI : 10.1111/j.1469-5812.2008.00422.x]


118 Biesta, G.J.J. (2010). An alternative future for European educational research. Zeitschrift für Pädagogische Historiographie 16(1), 105-107.


117 Osberg, D.C. & Biesta, G. (2010). The end/s of education. Complexity and the conundrum of the inclusive educational curriculum. International Journal of Inclusive Education 14(6), 593-607.

[DOI: 10.1080/13603110802530684 – Published in iFirst 28 July 2010]


116 *Biesta, G.J.J. (2010). Why ‘what works’ still won’t work. From evidence-based education to value-based education. Studies in Philosophy and Education 29(5), 491-503. [DOI: 10.1007/s11217-010-9191-x]


115 Biesta, G.J.J. (2010). Learner, student, speaker. Why it matters how we call those we teach. Educational Philosophy and Theory 42(4), 540-552.

[DOI: 10.1111/j.1469-5812.2010.00684.x]


114 *Biesta, G.J.J., Field, J. & Tedder, M. (2010). A time for learning: Representations of time and the temporal dimensions of learning through the lifecourse. Zeitschift fur Pädagogik 56(3), 317-327.


113 *Lawy, R., Biesta, G.J.J., McDonnell, J., Lawy, H. & Reeves, H. (2010). The art of democracy. British Educational Research Journal 36(3), 351-365.

[DOI: 10.1080/01411920902935808]


112 Biesta, G.J.J. (2010). On the weakness of education. In D. Kerdeman et al. (eds), Philosophy of Education 2009 (pp. 354-362). Urbana-Champaign, IL: Philosophy of Education Society. [fully refereed publication]


111 *Rutten, E. A., Biesta, G. J. J., Dekovi, M., Stams, G. J. J. M., Schuengel, C. & Verweel, P. (2010). Using forum theatre in organised youth soccer to positively influence antisocial and prosocial behaviour: a pilot study. Journal of Moral Education, 39(1), 65 - 78.


110 *Biesta, G.J.J. (2010). How to exist politically and learn from it: Hannah Arendt and the problem of democratic education. Teachers College Record 112(2), 558-577.


109 Biesta, G.J.J. (2010). A new ‘logic’ of emancipation: The methodology of Jacques Ranciere. Educational Theory 60(1), 39-59.


[--] *Biesta, G.J.J. (2010). Editorial: Publishing in Studies in Philosophy and Education. Studies in Philosophy and Education 29(1), 1-4. 10.1007/s11217-009-9173-z


2009108 Biesta, G.J.J. (2009). How to use pragmatism pragmatically: Suggestions for the 21st century. Education and Culture 25(2), 34-45.


[--] *Biesta, G.J.J. (2009). Response to Megan Laverty’s review of Beyond Learning. Studies in Philosophy and Education 28(6), 577-579. [doi:10.1007/s11217-009-9158-y]


107 *Biesta, G.J.J. (2009). Witnessing deconstruction in education. Why quasi-transcendentalism matters. Journal of Philosphy of Education 43(3):391-404.


106 Biesta, G.J.J. (2009). What kind of citizenship for European Higher Education? Beyond the competent active citizen. European Educational Research Journal 8(2): 146-157.


105 Biesta, G.J.J., Kwiek, N., Locke, G., Martins, H., Masschelein, J., Simons, M. & Zgaga, P. (2009). What is the public role of the university? A proposal for a public research agenda. European Educational Research Journal 8(2): 250-255.


104 Biesta, G.J.J. & Simons, M. (2009). Introduction: Higher education and European citizenship as a matter of public concern. European Educational Research Journal 8(2): 142-145. http://dx.doi.orf/10.2304/eerj.2009.8.2.142


103 Tedder, M. & Biesta, G.J.J. (2009). Uczenie si bez nauczania? Potencja iograniczenia biograficznego uczenia si dorosych. Terazniejszosc Czlowiek Edukacja 46(2), 19-35.


102 Trezise, E. & Biesta, G.J.J. (2009). Can management ethics be taught ethically ? A Levinasian exploration. Journal of Philosophy of Management 8(1), 43-54.


101 Biesta, G.J.J. (2009). Towards a new ‘logic’ of emancipation: Foucault and Rancière. In R. Glass et al. (eds), Philosophy of Education 2008 (pp. 169-177). Urbana-Champaign, IL: Philosophy of Education Society.


100 Biesta, G.J.J. (2009). Good education in an age of measurement: On the need to reconnect with the question of purpose in education. Educational Assessment, Evaluation and Accountability 21(1), 33-46. [DOI: 10.1007/s11092-008-9064-9]


99 Biesta, G.J.J., Lawy, R. & Kelly N. (2009). Understanding young people’s citizenship learning in everyday life: The role of contexts, relationships and dispositions. Education, Citizenship and Social Justice 4(1), 5-24.


*98 Biesta, G.J.J. (2009). Building bridges or building people? On the role of engineering in education. Journal of Curriculum Studies 41(1), 13-16.


97 Biesta, G.J.J. (2009). Theorising learning through complexity: An educational critique. Complicity 6(1), 28-33.



200896 Biesta, G.J.J. (2008). What kind of citizen? What kind of democracy? Citizenship education and the Scottish Curriculum for Excellence. Scottish Educational Review 40(2), 38-52.


95 Biesta, G.J.J. (2008). Wider das Lernen. Die Wiedergewinnung einer Sprache für Erziehung im Zeitalter des Lernens. Vierteljahresschrift für wissenschaftliche Pädagogik 84(2), 179-194..


*94 Osberg, D.C. & Biesta, G.J.J. (2008). The emergent curriculum: Navigating a complex course between unguided learning and planned enculturation. Journal of Curriculum Studies 40(3), 313-328. [DOI: 10.1080/00220270701610746]


*93 Rutten, E. A., Dekovi, M, Stams, G. J. J. M., Schuengel C., Hoeksma, J. B., & Biesta G. J. J. (2008). Antisocial and prosocial behavior in adolescent soccer players: A multilevel study. Journal of Adolescence, 31(3), 371-387. [DOI:10.1016/j.adolescence.2007.06.007]


92 Hodkinson, Ph., Biesta, G.J.J. & James, D. (2008). Understanding learning culturally: Overcoming the dualism between social and individual views of learning. Vocations and Learning 1(1), 27-47. [DOI: 10.1007/s12186-007-9001-y]


91 Osberg, D.C., Biesta, G.J.J. & Cilliers, P. (2008). From representation to emergence: Complexity’s challenge to the epistemology of schooling. Educational Philosophy and Theory 40(1):  213-227. [DOI: 10.1111/j.1469-5812.2007.00407.x]


200790 Biesta, G. (2007). Who is there? Finding the other in the self. In B. et al. (eds), Philosophy of Education 2007 (pp. 42-45). Urbana-Cham¬paign: Philosophy of Education Society.


89 Biesta, G.J.J. (2007). The education-socialisation conundrum. Or : ‘Who is afraid of education ?’ Utbildning och demokrati 16(3), 25-36.


88 Biesta, G & Tedder, M. (2007). Agency and learning in the lifecourse: Towards an ecological perspective. Studies in the Education of Adults 39(2), 132-149.


*87 Hodkinson, Ph., Biesta, G. & James, D. (2007). Understanding learning cultures. Educational Review 59(4), 415-427.


86 Simons, M., Haverhals, B. & Biesta, G.J.J. (2007). Introduction: The university revisited. Studies in Philosophy of Education26 (5), 395-404. (Special Issue, edited by Simons, Haverhals, Lindblom-Ylänne, Ricken & Verburgh: The University Revisited: Questioning the Public Role of Universities in the European Knowledge Society)


85 Biesta, G.J.J. (2007). Towards the knowledge democracy? Knowledge production and the civic role of the university. Studies in Philosophy of Education 26(5), 467-479. (Special Issue, edited by Simons, Haverhals, Lindblom-Ylänne, Ricken & Verburgh: The University Revisited: Questioning the Public Role of Universities in the European Knowledge Society)


84 Biesta, G.J.J. (2007). Bridging the gap between educational research and educational practice: The need for critical distance. Educational Research and Evaluation 13(3), 295-301.


83 Biesta, G (2007). Who is afraid of education? University of Tokyo Center for Philosophy Bulletin, 10, 25-31. [ISNN 1349-5550]


*82 Rutten, E. A., Stams, G. J. J. M., Biesta, G. J. J., Schuengel, C., Dirks, E., & Hoeksma, J. B. (2007). The contribution of organized youth sport to antisocial and prosocial behavior in adolescent athletes. Journal op Youth and Adolescence, 36(3), 255-264.


81 Biesta, G.J.J. (2007). Interrupting hope. In D. Vokey et al. (eds), Philosophy of Education 2006 (pp. 280-282). Urbana-Cham¬paign: Philosophy of Education Society.


80 Biesta, G.J.J. & Osberg, D.C. (2007). Beyond Re/Presentation: A Case for Updating the Epistemology of Schooling. Interchange38(1), 15-29.


79 Osberg, D.C. & Biesta, G.J.J. (2007). Beyond Presence: Epistemological and pedagogical implications of ‘strong’ emergence. Interchange 38(1), 31-51.


*78 Biesta, G.J.J. (2007). Education and the democratic person: Towards a political understanding of democratic education. Teachers College Record 109(3), 740-769.


77 Biesta, G.J.J. (2007). Why ‘what works’ won’t work. Evidence-based practice and the democratic deficit of educational research. Educational Theory 57(1), 1-22.


76 Davies. J. & Biesta, G.J.J. (2007). Coming to college or getting out of school? Research Papers in Education 22(1), 23-41.


75 Biesta, G.J.J. (2007). “Don’t count me in.” Democracy, education and the question of inclusion. Nordisk Pedagogik 27(1), 18-31.


74 Biesta, G.J.J.(2005[published in 2007]). Knowledge production and democracy in educational research: The case of evidence-based education. South African Journal of Higher Education, 19 (Special Issue 2005), 1334-1349.


73 Biesta, G.J.J. (2006 [published in 2007]). Where do we learn democracy? [Russian translation.] The Democratic School, 2006-2, 53-61.


200672 Biesta, G.J.J. (2006). Educaie, ni iniiere. [Education, not initiation.] Paideia 50(2), 3-9.


71 Biesta, G.J.J. (2006). What’s the point of lifelong learning if lifelong learning has no point? On the democratic deficit of policies for lifelong learning. European Educational Research Journal 5(3-4), 169-180.


*70 Vanderstraeten, R. & Biesta, G.J.J. (2006). How is education possible? A pragmatist account of communication and the social organisation of education. British Journal of Educational Studies 54(2), 160-174.


69 Biesta, G.J.J. (2006) Vad är det för mening med livslångt lärande, om livslångt lärande inte har någon mening? Från en lärande ekonomi till den lärande demokratin. Nät och bildning. Tidskrift för folkbildningens flexibla lärande, 2006, nr.3 [published on-line at http://www.cfl.se/natochbildning/html/nr_3_06/vad_ar_det_for_mening.htm]


*68 Lawy, R.S. & Biesta, G.J.J. (2006). Citizenship-as-practice: the educational implications of an inclusive and relational understanding of citizenship. British Journal of Educational Studies 54(1), 34-50.


67 Biesta, G.J.J. & Lawy, R.S. (2006). From teaching citizenship to learning democracy. Overcoming individualism in research, policy and practice. Cambridge Journal of Education 36(1), 63-79.


200566 Biesta, G.J.J. (2005). How is practice possible? In K. Howe et al. (eds), Philosophy of Education 1995 (pp. 344-346). Urbana-Cham¬paign: Philosophy of Education Society.


65 Biesta, G.J.J. (2005). The learning democracy? Adult learning and the condition of democratic citizenship. (Review article.) British Journal of Sociology of Education 26(5), 693-709.


64 Biesta, G.J.J. (2005). Kennen als een vorm van handelen. John Deweys transactionele kentheorie. Filosofie 15(1), 5-12.


63 Biesta, G.J.J. (2005). Against learning. Reclaiming a language for education in an age of learning. [Reprint for 25th Anniversary Issue of Nordisk Pedagogik. Selected as one of the three most significant articles in the 25-year history of the journal.] Nordisk Pedagogik 25(1), 54-66.


200462 Biesta, G.J.J. (2004). The community of those who have nothing in common. Education and the language of responsibility. Interchange 35 (3): 307-324.


61 Vanderstraeten, R. & Biesta, G. (2004). Constructivism, educational research, and John Dewey. Karl Jaspers Forum, http://www.kjf.ca/76-TAVAN.htm.


60 Rutten E.A., Stams, G.J.J.M., Dekovic, M., Schuengel, C., Hoeksma, J.B., & Biesta, G.J.J. (2004). Jeugdsport en morele socialisatie: Effecten van fair-play, sociomoreel redeneren, moreel klimaat en relationele steun van de trainer op anti- en prosociaal gedrag in en om het veld (Youth sport and moral socialisation. The effects of fair-play, socio-moral reasoning, moral climate, and trainer support on anti- and pro-social behaviour in sport.). Pedagogiek, 24, 324-341.


59 Lawy, R.S., Bloomer, J.M. & Biesta, G.J.J. (2004). ‘School’s just a catalyst.’ Learning, identity and knowledge and the Post-16 curriculum. Journal of Vocational Education and Training 56(2), 205-226.


58 Biesta, G.J.J. (2004). Education, accountability and the ethical demand. Can the democratic potential of accountability be regained? Educational Theory 54 (3), 233-250.


57 Biesta, G.J.J. (2004). Kunskapande som ett sätt att handla – John Deweys transaktionella teori om kunskapande. [Knowing as a way of doing. John Dewey’s transactional theory of knowing.] Utbildning och Demokrati 13(1), 41-64.


56 Biesta, G.J.J. (2004). Against learning. Reclaiming a language for education in an age of learning. Nordisk Pedagogik 23, 70-82.


*55 Miedema, S. & Biesta, G.J.J. (2004). Jacques Derrida’s religion with/out religion and the im/possibility of religious education. Religious Education 99(1), 23-37.


54 Osberg, D.C. & Biesta, G.J.J. (2004). Complexity, representation and the epistemology of schooling. In B. Davis, T. Fenwick, L. Laidlaw, E. Simmt & D. Sumara (eds), Proceedings of the 2003 Complexity Science and Educational Research Conference (pp. 39-55). Edmonton, Alberta: University of Alberta.


200353 Miedema, S. & Biesta, G.J.J. (2003). Instruction or educating for life? On the aims of religiously affiliated and other schools. International Journal of Education and Religion 4(1), 81-96.


52 Biesta, G.J.J. (2003). Demokrati – ett problem för utbildning eller ett utbildningsproblem? Utbildning och Demokrati 12(1), 59-80.


51 Berding, J., Biesta, G.J.J. & Miedema, S. (2003). John Dewey: retrospectief en prospectief. Naar aanleiding van zijn vijftigste sterfjaar. Pedagogiek 23(1), 68-72.


50 Biesta, G.J.J. (2003). Learning from Levinas: A response. Studies in Philosophy and Education (Special Issue “Levinas and Education: The Question of Implication”, S.Todd [Ed.]), 22(1): 61-68.


200249 Miedema, S. & Biesta, G.J.J. (2002). Jacques Derrida’s religion with/out religion and the im/possibility of regligious education. In R.G. Litchfield (Ed.), Leading with Hope: The Vocation of the Religious Educator. 2002 Proceedings of the Association of Professors and Researchers in Religious Education (pp. 313-328). APRRE: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.


48 Biesta, G.J.J. (2002). Bildung and modernity. The future of Bildung in a world of difference. Studies in Philosophy and Education 21(4/5), 343-351.


47 Biesta, G.J.J. (2002). How general can Bildung be? Reflections on the future of a modern educational ideal. British Journal of Philosophy of Education 36(3), 377-390.


46 Biesta, G.J.J. & Mirón, L.F. (2002). The new discourses on educational leadership: An introduction. Studies in Philosophy and Education 21(2), 101-107.


* 45 Biesta, G.J.J. & Miedema, S. (2002). Instruction or pedagogy? The need for a transformative conception of education. The Journal of Teaching and Teacher Education 18, 173-181.


200144 Säfström, C.-A. & Biesta, G.J.J. (2001). Learning democracy in a world of difference. The School Field 12(5/6), 5-20.


43 Biesta, G.J.J. (2001). How difficult should education be? Educational Theory 51(4), 385-400.


42 Mirón, L.F., Bogotch, I., & Biesta, G.J.J. (2001). In pursuit of the good life. Cultural Studies   Critical Methodologies, 1 (4): 490-516.


41 Biesta, G.J.J. (2001). Why Dewey now? Zeitschrift für pädagogische Historiographie, 7(2), 71-75.


40 Biesta, G.J.J., Nijnatten, C., & Miedema, S. (2001). Onderwijs en opvoeding en de terugkeer van de religie in een postmoderne samenleving. [Schooling and education and the return of religion in a postmodern society.] Pedagogiek, 21(2), 124-133.


39 Biesta, G.J.J. (2001). Responding: Levinas and Moral Education. In L. Stone (Ed.), Philosophy of Education 2000 (pp. 75-77). Urbana-Cham¬paign: Philosophy of Education Society.


38 Vanderstraeten, R. & Biesta, G.J.J. (2001). How is education possible? Educational Philosophy and Theory, 33(1), 7-21.


37 Biesta, G.J.J. & Stams, G.J.J.M. (2001). Critical thinking and the question of critique. Some lessons from deconstruction. Studies in Philosophy and Education, 20(1), 57-74.


200036 Biesta, G.J.J. (2000). Om att-vara-med-andra. Pedagogikens svårighet såsom politikens svårighet. [On being with others. The difficulty of education as the difficulty of politics.] Utbildning & Demokrati, 9(3), 71-89.


35 Biesta, G.J.J. & Miedema, S. (2000). Context and interaction. How to asses Dewey's influence on educational reform in Europe? Studies in Philosophy and Education 19, 21-37.


199934 Biesta, G.J.J. (1999). Redefining the subject, redefining the social, reconside¬ring educa¬tion: George Herbert Mead's course on Philos¬op¬hy of Educa¬ti¬on at the University of Chi¬cago. Educational Theory 49(4), 475-492.


33 Biesta, G.J.J. (1999). Radical intersubjectivity. Reflections on the "different" foundation of education. Studies in Philosohpy and Education, 18(4), 203-220.


32 Biesta, G.J.J. (1999). The right to philosophy of education. From critique to deconstruction. In S. Tozer (Ed.), Philosophy of Education 1998 (pp.476-484). Urbana-Champaign: Philosophy of Education Society.


199831 Biesta, G.J.J. (1998). "Say you want a revolution..." Suggestions for the impossibile future of critical pedagogy. Educational Theory 48 (4), 499-510.


30 Biesta, G.J.J. (1998). Mead, Intersubjectivity, and Education: The Early Writings. Studies in Philosophy and Education 17, 73-99.


29 Biesta, G.J.J. (1998). Deconstruction, justice and the question of education. Zeitschrift für Erziehungswissenschaft 1(3), 395-411.


28 Biesta, G.J.J. (1998). Pedagogy without humanism. Foucault and the subject of education. Interchange 29(1), 1-16.


27 Biesta, G.J.J. (1998). Revolutions that as yet have no model: Perfor¬mance pedagogy and its audience. In S. Laird (Ed.), Philosophy of Education 1997 (pp. 198-200). Urbana-Cham¬paign: Philosophy of Education Society.


26 Biesta, G.J.J. & Miedema, S. (1998). Dewey in Europa. Paradoxen van modernisering in de onderwijsvernieuwing: een case study. [Dewey in Europe. Paradoxes of modernisation in the renewal of education: A case study.] Nederlands Tijdschrift voor Opvoeding, Vorming en Onderwijs 14(6), 336-355.


199725 Biesta, G.J.J. (1997). Education, not initiation. In F. Margonis (ed.), Philoso¬phy of Education 1996 (pp. 90-98). Urbana, Ill.: Philosop¬hy of Educa¬tion Socie¬ty.


24 Biesta, G.J.J. (1997). A Return to the Dewey-Russell Oppositi¬on. [Review Essay] Culture & Psychology 3(1), 99-105.


23 Biesta, G.J.J. (1997). Onmogelijke opvoeding. Kanttekeningen bij de pedagogische overdrachtsmetafoor. [Impossible education. Reflections on the idea of education as transmission.] Comenius 17(4), 312-324.


22 Doornenbal, J., Heyting, G.F. & Biesta, G.J.J. (1997). Gezin en moraal: Gezinsopvoeding als het morele fundament van de samenleving? [The family and morality: Parenting as the moral foundation of society?] Comenius 17(4), 275-280.


21 Selten, P.J.H., Bakker, P.C.M. & Biesta, G.J.J. (1997). De toekomst van de historische pedagogiek. [The future of the history of education.] Comenius 17(3), 195-199.


199620 Biesta, G.J.J. (1996). Review article of John E. Tiles, John Dewey. London/New York: Routledge. Studies in Philosophy and Education 15, pp. 383-394.


19 Biesta, G.J.J. & Miedema, S. (1996). Dewey in Europe: A Case-Study on the International Dimensions of the Turn-of-the-Century Educational Reform. American Journal of Educa¬tion, 105(1), pp. 1-26.


18 Biesta, G.J.J. (1996). Education/Communication: The two faces of communicative pedagogy. In A. Neiman (Ed.), Philoso¬phy of Education 1995 (pp. 185-194). Urbana, Ill.: Philosophy of Education Socie¬ty.


199517 Biesta, G.J.J. (1995). Postmodernism and the repoli¬tici¬za¬tion of education. Interchange, 26, 161-183.


16 Biesta, G.J.J. (1995). The Identity of the Body. In M.S. Katz (Ed.), Philosophy of Education 1994 (pp. 223-232). Urba¬na, Ill.: Phi¬losophy of Education So¬ciety.


15 Biesta, G.J.J. (1995). Opvoeding en intersubjectivi¬teit. Over de structuur en identiteit van de pedago¬giek van John Dewey. [Education and intersubjectivity. John Dewey's theory of education.] Comenius, 15, 21-36.


14 Biesta, G.J.J. (1995). Kritische onderwijssociologie - vijftien jaar na dato (besprekingsartikel). [Critical sociology of education -- fifteen years after. Review article.] Pedago¬gisch Tijd¬schrift, 20, 367-379.


199413 Biesta, G.J.J. (1994). Education as Practical Inter¬subjec¬tivity. Towards a critical-pragmatic understanding of education. Educa¬tional Theory, 44(3), 299-317.


12 Biesta, G.J.J. (1994). Pragmatism as a pedagogy of communicative action. Studies in Philosophy and Education, 13, 273-290.


11 B¬ie¬sta, G.¬J.J. (1994). Dossier Dewey. Het ontwerp van een transactione¬le handelingspsy¬cho-logie. [Dossier Dewey. The outline of a transactional psychology of action.] Psychologie en Maatschap¬pij, 18(2), 123-140.


10 Biesta, G.J.J., Wardek¬ker, W. & Zwart-Woudstra, H. (1994). Morele opvoeding en morele ontwikkeling; inleiding op het thema. [Moral education and development: An introduction.] Comenius, 14(1), 5-11.


19939 Biesta, G.J.J. (1993). De identiteit van het lichaam. [The identity of the body.] Comenius, 13(3), 274-290.


19928 Biesta, G.J.J. & Miedema, S. (1992). Feiten en waarden in de ontwikke¬ling van de Neder-landse academische pedago¬giek. Een opmaat voor pedago¬gisch wetenschaps¬onder¬zoek. [Facts and values in the development of educational science in the Netherlands. An overture for the study of education as a science.] Pedagogisch Tijdschrift, 17, 396-411.


19917 Biesta, G.J.J. (1991). Cultuurpedagogiek en kentheorie. Of: Waarom ook voor cultuurpe-dagogen niets zo praktisch is als een goede kennistheo¬rie. [A cultural theory of education and epistemology. Or: Why cultural theorists of education need a decent epistemology too.] Comenius, 11(4), 397-411.


6 Biesta, G.J.J. & Miedema, S. (1991). Wetenschapspedago¬giek. Over de pedagogi¬sche bijdrage aan het wetenschaps¬theoretisch debat. [Pedagogy of science. The contribution of education to the study of science.] Comenius, 11(1), 20-36.


5 Biesta, G.J.J. & Miedema, S. (1991). De perspectivisti¬sche bijdrage van de wetenschapsfi-losofie aan de pedago¬gische weten¬schappen. Reactie op Wouter Pols': "Filosofie van de pedagogi¬sche weten¬schappen: metapedago¬giek versus protopeda¬go¬giek." Comenius, 11(2), 165-175.


19904 Biesta, G.J.J. & Miedema, S. (1990). Pedagogy of Science: The Contribu¬tion of Pedagogy to the Philosophy of Scien¬ce. Pheno¬menology and Pedagogy, 8, 118-129.


3 Biesta, G.J.J. (1990). Pluraliteit, Pragmatisme en Peda¬go¬giek. Een neopragmatis¬ti¬sche kijk op wetenschapstheore¬tische plura¬liteit in de pedagogiek. [Plurality, pragmatism and pedagogy. A neopragmatic understanding of paradigmatic plurality in the educational sciences.] Comenius, 10(1), 7-30.


2 Biesta, G.J.J. & Miedema, S. (1990). De 'psychological' en 'intellectu¬alistic fallacy' voorbij. Kanttekeningen bij Sylvia Nossents "Over het ontstaan van de psyche bij mens en dier". [Beyond the psychological and the intellectualistic fallacy. Comments on Nossents 'On the origin of the psyche in men and animal.] Psychologie en Maatschappij, 53, 388-392.



1 Miedema, S. & Biesta, G.J.J. (1989). Langeveld en Dewey: Recon¬structie en poging tot bemiddeling. [Langeveld and Dewey: A reconstruction and attempt at reconciliation.] Pedagogisch Tijd¬schrift / Speciale Editie. Thema's uit de wijsgerige en histo¬rische pedagogiek, 102-109.


IN PRESS [last updated 8 February 2018]


the following papers are in press for 2018


Biesta, G.J.J. (in press/2018). O déficit democrático de Dewey: a educação e a democracia revisadas. Revista Espaço Pedagógico 25(1), -. [http://seer.upf.br/index.php/rep]


Biesta, G.J.J. (in press). Tussen reflexiviteit en vrijheid: ‘Bildung’ en ‘Erziehung’ als twee paradigmas voor persoonsvorming in het onderwijs  Waardenwerk.  


Biesta, G.J.J. (in press). O direito de resistar: Nas escolas, professores e sociedade. Revista Educacao (PUCRS).


Biesta, G.J.J. (in press). Doing emancipation differently: The methodology of Jacques Rancière. (in Turkish)


Biesta, G.J.J. (in press/2017). What is Education For? On Good Education, Teacher Judgement, and Educational Professionalism. (Japanese translation). Bulletin of Asahikawa University, Faculty of Education, vol.76 (ISSN 1884-1481).