Veli-Mikko Kauppi

Kauppi V-M

I am interested in rethinking our ideas of intelligence. My claim is that education that aims at increasing intelligent action often fails to do so, as it sets out from a flawed idea of intelligence as a property of individuals. I ground my research on the theories of the pragmatist philosopher John Dewey.

I am part of the research groups DEMOED (Philosophy of education for democracy), SAFE (Social justice at the focus of education) and EMBED (Embodied education) and a member of the SCOPE-collective.

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  • Philosophy of education
  • Pragmatism
  • Education and society
  • Intelligence

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KTK 209
Kasvatustieteiden tiedekunta
Oulun yliopisto
PL 2000
90014 Oulun yliopisto