Dr Jonathan Beale

Dr Jonathan Beale

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Dr Jonathan Beale is Researcher-in-Residence at Eton College. He is the co-editor of three books for Routledge: Wittgenstein and Scientism (2017), The ‘BrainCanDo’ Handbook of Teaching and Learning (2020) and Wittgenstein and Contemporary Moral Philosophy (2022). He has published articles on education and philosophy in academic journals including Ratio and in media outlets including The New York Times. He completed his PhD in philosophy at the University of Reading and was a Fellow in Philosophy at Harvard University from 2011-13.

Beale’s research focuses on the philosophy of education, particularly the role of human flourishing in education. During his time as an Academic Visitor at St Antony’s, his research in this area supports the College’s research project on ‘Education, Purpose, and Human Flourishing in Uncertain Times’, led by Dr David Johnson.