Bojesen, E. with Ladkin, S.; McKay, R. (eds.) (2016). Against Value in the Arts and Education. London & New York: Rowman and Littlefield.

Principal texts

(downloadable as pre-prints)

Passive Education

Negative Aesthetic Education

Conversation as Educational Research

The Economic Problem of Masochism in Education (with Ansgar Allen)

Of Remuant Existence

A New Version of Optimism for Education

Selected articles and chapters

(including full references for principal texts; more available to download here, complete list here)

Bojesen, E., Allen, A. (2019). Bartleby is Dead: Inverting common readings of Melville's Bartleby the Scrivener, Angelaki: Journal of the Theoretical Humanities, 24(5). 61-72.

Bojesen, E (2019). Positive Ignorance: Unknowing as a Tool for Education and Educational Research, Journal of Philosophy of Education. Onlinefirst. DOI:

Bojesen, E. (2019). Conversation as Educational Research, Educational Philosophy and Theory, 51(6). 650-659. DOI: 10.1080/00131857.2018.1508995

Allen, A., Bojesen E. (2018) The Economic Problem of Masochism in Education, Confero: Essays on Education, Philosophy and Politics, 6(2), 55-85. DOI: 10.3384/confero.2001-4562.180910

Bojesen, E. (2018). A New Version of Optimism for Education, Studies in Philosophy of Education, 37(1). 5-14. DOI: 10.1007/s11217-016-9560-1

Bojesen, E. (2018). Passive Education. Educational Philosophy and Theory, 50(10). 928-935. DOI: 10.1080/00131857.2016.1200003

Bojesen, E. (2016). Negative Aesthetic Education. Against Value in the Arts and Education. London & New York. Rowman and Littlefield, 395-414.

Bojesen, E. (2015). Of Remuant Existence. Philosophy Today, 56 (3). 507-522. DOI: 10.5840/philtoday201551872

Bojesen, E. (2012). For Democracy: Lessons from Black Mountain College. Journal of Black Mountain College Studies, 3. online.