PES memberships for the previous academic year expired on June 30.  This means that the time is NOW to JOIN PES or RENEW your membership for the 2018-2019 academic year.
Brand new this year… On the advice of the PES membership committee, we are now offering a discounted two-year membership rate in addition to the normal one-year rate. 
Remember, PES membership comes with a number of benefits:

  • The knowledge that you are supporting a vibrant community of educational philosophers

  • Discounted registration at the 2019 conference in Richmond

  • Periodic bulletins with salient information for the philosophy of education community (e.g. job openings, fellowships and grants, publishing opportunities, meetings and events of interest, etc.)

  • The privilege of nominating and voting for various PES officers 

  • Eligibility to serve in a range of PES leadership positions and committees 

  • Print subscription to Educational Theory (6 issues per year) as well as free online access to current and archived issues of the journal (via Wiley Online Library

  • Discounts of up to 30% on individual subscriptions to the Journal of Philosophy of Education and Theory and Research in Education

  • 25% discount on all books published by Wiley

  • 20% discount on all books published by Routledge

  • 30% discount on all philosophy titles published by Oxford University Press

  • And for graduate students: Deeper discounts on conference registration and accommodations

Membership also provides an important means of support for the Society and its mission, so please JOIN or RENEW today!
Please Note: 

  • If you have been a member previously, simply enter your email address and use the “recall" feature to bring up your complete contact information; correct it if necessary. If you are joining for the first time, please be sure to fill in all of the required contact information. 

  • If your password does not work or you have misplaced your password, please use the "Forgot Password?" link.

  • If you are experiencing other problems with the online membership system, you may need to update your web browser.  Click here for more information. 

  • If you are still having trouble, please send an email to

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Amy Shuffelton, PES Executive Director:

The Philosophy of Education Society is an international forum that promotes the philosophic treatment of educational practice, policy and research, advances the quality of teaching the philosophy of education, and cultivates fruitful relationships between and among philosophers, philosophers of education and educators.