WALTER OMAR KOHAN
Ph.D. in Philosophy
Walter Omar Kohan holds a Ph.D. in Philosophy from Iberoamericana University mentored by Matthew Lipman and did post-doctoral Studies in Philosophy at the University of Paris 8. He is a Full Professor of Philosophy of Education at the State University of Rio de Janeiro (Brazil), Senior Researcher of the National Council of Scientific and Technologic Development (CNPQ, Brazil) and of the Foundation of Support of Research of the State of Rio de Janeiro (FAPERJ, Brazil). Among his books in English: Childhood, Education and Philosophy: New Ideas for an old Relationship (Routledge, 2015), Philosophy and Childhood (Palgrave, 2014), The inventive schoolmaster (Sense, 2015), Thinking childhood and time: Contemporary perspectives on the politics of education (with B. Weber, Lexington, 2020) and Paulo Freire: A Philosophical Biography (Bloomsburg, 2021).