Michael Peters is Research Professor of Education at the University of Glasgow and holds a personal chair in the School of Education at the University of Auckland. He has research interests in education policy and contemporary philosophy. He has published over 90 articles in these fields and is the author and/or editor of over twenty books, including: Poststructuralism: Politics and Theory (2001, Rowman & Littlefield), Wittgenstein: Philosophy, Postmodernism, Pedagogy (1999), Individualism and Community: Education and Social Policy in the Postmodern Condition, (1996), Poststructuralism, Politics and Education (1996).

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Publications:
Globalisation and the Knowledge Economy: Implications for Education Policy

Investigates and compares various national policy constructions of the knowledge economy and discusses the implications and challenges of the knowledge economy for education policy.

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The Political Economy of Informational Democracy

This paper provides an analysis of the political economy of informational democracy examining the relationship between 'information' and 'democracy' and examining the new paradigm of cultural production.

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Opening the Book: (From the Closed to the Open Text)

Discusses one aspect of the new messianism about e-texts that I have called simply ‘openness’—what I allude to by ‘Opening the book’.

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On the Philosophy of Open Science

This paper arises out of a keynote presentation given at the inaugural Science in Society conference at the University of Cambridge, 5-7 August, 2009.

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