The philosophy of HE



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  • Gibbs, P. 2008, What is work? A Heideggerian insight into work as a site for learning, Journal of Education and Work, 21, 5, 425–436.
  • Gibbs, P. 2009, Gratitude in workplace research: A Rossian approach, Journal of Education and Work, 22, (1), pp.55-66.
  • Gibbs, P. 2010, A Heideggerian phenomenology approach to higher education as a workplace: a consideration of academic professionalism, Studies in Philosophy and Education 29, (3) pp.275-285.
  • Gibbs, P. 2011, The concept of profound boredom: learning from moments of vision, Studies in Philosophy and Education, 30:6.
  • Gibbs, P. 2011, Finding quality in conversations of being good enough, Quality in Higher Education, 17: 2, pp. 139-150.
  • Gibbs, P. 2011, The metaphor of therapy and its use in the learning of a workplace identity, Journal of Vocational Education and Training, pp. 63:4. 619-628.
  • Gibbs, P. 2012, The workers community university, Higher Education Quarterly, 66 (1), 90-105
  • Gibbs, P. 2014 The phenomenology of practice: A currere for professional practice Studies in Continuing Education 36 (2) 147-159
  • Gibbs, P. 2015 Happiness and education: Troubling students for their own contentment, Time and Society, 34:1, 154-70
  • Gibbs, P. 2016 Should Satisfaction Be a Higher Educative Aim? The case for contentment Educational Philosophy and Theory