Dr Philip Tonner

  • Lecturer in Education (History) (Pedagogy, Praxis & Faith)

Biography

Philip joined the School of Education at the University of Glasgow in August 2019 as Lecturer in History Education.

He holds a PhD in the History of Philosophy from the University of Glasgow (2006), a DPhil in Archaeology from the University of Oxford (2016), and a PGDE (2006) from the University of Strathclyde.  

Philip has taught at a number of Universities and secondary schools in the UK. He has been both a verifier and marker for the Scottish Qualifications Authority and was centrally involved in establishing the first school based research centre in Scotland.

Philip has also worked and volunteered in the museum sector. In June 2019 he was an Invited Visiting Research Scholar at the Faculty of Arts at the University of Macau, where he collaborated with Professor Victoria Harrison on the 'Philosophy of Museums' entry for Oxford Bibliographies.

Philip holds Fellowships of the Higher Education Academy, The Society of Antiquaries of Scotland and the Royal Society of Arts.

Philip is the PGR Convenor for Pedagogy, Praxis and Faith (RTG).

 

Research interests

Philip's current research focuses on the relationship between history, music and heritage education (see 'grants'). He is currently developing grant applicaitons in these areas. 

Other research interestes include: 

philosophy of education;

history education;

philosophy education;

archaeology and museums education. 

 

Publications

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Number of items: 24.

2021

Lewin, D. and Tonner, P. (2021) Editorial. Researching Education Bulletin, 11, pp. 3-4.

2020

Harrison, V. S. and Tonner, P. (2020) Philosophy of museums. In: Jackson, J. (ed.) Oxford Bibliographies in Anthropology. Oxford University Press: New York, USA. ISBN 9780199766567 (doi:10.1093/OBO/9780199766567-0241)

Lewin, D. and Tonner, P. (2020) What might the Covid Pandemic mean for the SERA Theory and Philosophy of Education Network? Scottish Educational Review, 52(2), pp. 17-18.

2018

Tonner, P. (2018) Heidegger, heterotopic dwelling and prehistoric art: an initial indication of a field of research. Religions, 9(12), 405. (doi: 10.3390/rel9120405)

Tonner, P. (2018) Dwelling: Heidegger, archaeology, mortality. Series: Routledge studies in archaeology. Routledge: London. ISBN 9781138705425

Tonner, P. (2018) Interpretation. In: López Varela, S. L. (ed.) The Encyclopedia of Archaeological Sciences. Wiley: Hoboken, NJ. ISBN 9780470674611 (doi:10.1002/9781119188230.saseas0332)

2017

Tonner, P. (2017) Wittgenstein on forms of life: a short introduction. E-Logos, 24(1), pp. 13-18. (doi: 10.18267/j.e-logos.440)

2016

Tonner, P. (2016) Museums, ethics and truth: why museums' collecting policies must face up to the problem of testimony. Royal Institute of Philosophy Supplement, 79, pp. 159-177. (doi: 10.1017/S1358246116000126)

2015

Tonner, P. (2015) Epoch: Heidegger and the happening of history. Minerva, 19, pp. 132-150.

Higginbottom, G., Smith, A. G. K. and Tonner, P. (2015) A recreation of visual engagement and the revelation of world views in Bronze Age Scotland. Journal of Archaeological Method and Theory, 22(2), pp. 584-645. (doi: 10.1007/s10816-013-9182-7)

Tonner, P. (2015) Did Homo erectus dwell? Heidegger, archaeology and the future of phenomenology. In: Georgakis, T. and Ennis, P. J. (eds.) Heidegger in the Twenty-First Century. Series: Contributions to phenomenology (80). Springer: Dordrecht, pp. 141-165. (doi:10.1007/978-94-017-9679-8_9)

Tonner, P. (2015) Phenomenology between aesthetics and idealism: an essay in the history of ideas. Series: New studies in idealism. Noesis Press: Aurora, CO. ISBN 9781934542538

2014

Tonner, P. (2014) Art, materiality and the meaning of being: Heidegger on the work of art and the significance of things. In: Boetzkes, A. and Vinegar, A. (eds.) Heidegger and the Work of Art History. Routledge: Abingdon, pp. 121-140. ISBN 9781409456131

2013

Tonner, P. (2013) Between medieval and modern beholding: Heidegger, Deleuze and the Duns Scotus affair. In: Roach, A. P. and Simpson, J. R. (eds.) Heresy and the Making of European Culture: Medieval and Modern Perspectives. Routledge: Farnham, pp. 413-428. ISBN 9781472411815

2011

Tonner, P. (2011) Are animals poor in the world? A critique of Heidegger’s anthropocentrism. In: Boddice, R. (ed.) Anthropocentrism. Series: Human-animal studies (12). Brill: Leiden. ISBN 9789004214941 (doi:10.1163/ej.9789004187948.i-348.50)

2010

Harrison, V.S. and Tonner, P. (2010) Abstracta in Concreta: Engaging Museum Collections in Philosophical and Religious Studies Research. Project Report. Centre for Excellence in Teaching and Learning through Design, University of Brighton.

Higginbottom, G. and Tonner, P. (2010) Archaeologies and geographies of value. In: Koerner, S. and Russell, I. (eds.) Unquiet Pasts: Risk Society, Lived Cultural Heritage, Re-designing Reflexivity. Series: Heritage, culture and identity. Ashgate: Burlington. ISBN 9780754675488

Tonner, P. (2010) Heidegger, Metaphysics and the Univocity of Being. Series: Continuum studies in continental philosophy. Continuum: London. ISBN 9781441172297

2009

Tonner, P. (2009) Foucault. In: Mullarkey, J. and Lord, B. (eds.) The Continuum Companion to Continental Philosophy. Series: Bloomsbury companions. Continuum: London. ISBN 9780826498304

Tonner, P. (2009) Making connections: some initial thoughts on communication, constructivism and formative assessment. Discourse: Learning and Teaching in Philosophical and Religious Studies, 8(2),

Tonner, P. (2009) Marx and Marxism. In: Mullarkey, J. and Lord, B. (eds.) The Continuum Companion to Continental Philosophy. Series: Bloomsbury companions. Continuum: London. ISBN 9780826498304

Tonner, P. (2009) Structuralism. In: Mullarkey, J. and Lord, B. (eds.) The Continuum Companion to Continental Philosophy. Series: Bloomsbury companions. Continuum: London. ISBN 9780826498304

2008

Tonner, P. (2008) The return of the relative: Hamilton, Bergson, Merleau-Ponty and French phenomenology. Janus Head, 11(1-2),

2007

Tonner, P. (2007) Duns Scotus’s concept of the univocity of being: another look. Pli: Warwick Journal of Philosophy, 18,

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Number of items: 24.

Articles

Lewin, D. and Tonner, P. (2021) Editorial. Researching Education Bulletin, 11, pp. 3-4.

Lewin, D. and Tonner, P. (2020) What might the Covid Pandemic mean for the SERA Theory and Philosophy of Education Network? Scottish Educational Review, 52(2), pp. 17-18.

Tonner, P. (2018) Heidegger, heterotopic dwelling and prehistoric art: an initial indication of a field of research. Religions, 9(12), 405. (doi: 10.3390/rel9120405)

Tonner, P. (2017) Wittgenstein on forms of life: a short introduction. E-Logos, 24(1), pp. 13-18. (doi: 10.18267/j.e-logos.440)

Tonner, P. (2016) Museums, ethics and truth: why museums' collecting policies must face up to the problem of testimony. Royal Institute of Philosophy Supplement, 79, pp. 159-177. (doi: 10.1017/S1358246116000126)

Tonner, P. (2015) Epoch: Heidegger and the happening of history. Minerva, 19, pp. 132-150.

Higginbottom, G., Smith, A. G. K. and Tonner, P. (2015) A recreation of visual engagement and the revelation of world views in Bronze Age Scotland. Journal of Archaeological Method and Theory, 22(2), pp. 584-645. (doi: 10.1007/s10816-013-9182-7)

Tonner, P. (2009) Making connections: some initial thoughts on communication, constructivism and formative assessment. Discourse: Learning and Teaching in Philosophical and Religious Studies, 8(2),

Tonner, P. (2008) The return of the relative: Hamilton, Bergson, Merleau-Ponty and French phenomenology. Janus Head, 11(1-2),

Tonner, P. (2007) Duns Scotus’s concept of the univocity of being: another look. Pli: Warwick Journal of Philosophy, 18,

Books

Tonner, P. (2018) Dwelling: Heidegger, archaeology, mortality. Series: Routledge studies in archaeology. Routledge: London. ISBN 9781138705425

Tonner, P. (2015) Phenomenology between aesthetics and idealism: an essay in the history of ideas. Series: New studies in idealism. Noesis Press: Aurora, CO. ISBN 9781934542538

Tonner, P. (2010) Heidegger, Metaphysics and the Univocity of Being. Series: Continuum studies in continental philosophy. Continuum: London. ISBN 9781441172297

Book Sections

Harrison, V. S. and Tonner, P. (2020) Philosophy of museums. In: Jackson, J. (ed.) Oxford Bibliographies in Anthropology. Oxford University Press: New York, USA. ISBN 9780199766567 (doi:10.1093/OBO/9780199766567-0241)

Tonner, P. (2018) Interpretation. In: López Varela, S. L. (ed.) The Encyclopedia of Archaeological Sciences. Wiley: Hoboken, NJ. ISBN 9780470674611 (doi:10.1002/9781119188230.saseas0332)

Tonner, P. (2015) Did Homo erectus dwell? Heidegger, archaeology and the future of phenomenology. In: Georgakis, T. and Ennis, P. J. (eds.) Heidegger in the Twenty-First Century. Series: Contributions to phenomenology (80). Springer: Dordrecht, pp. 141-165. (doi:10.1007/978-94-017-9679-8_9)

Tonner, P. (2014) Art, materiality and the meaning of being: Heidegger on the work of art and the significance of things. In: Boetzkes, A. and Vinegar, A. (eds.) Heidegger and the Work of Art History. Routledge: Abingdon, pp. 121-140. ISBN 9781409456131

Tonner, P. (2013) Between medieval and modern beholding: Heidegger, Deleuze and the Duns Scotus affair. In: Roach, A. P. and Simpson, J. R. (eds.) Heresy and the Making of European Culture: Medieval and Modern Perspectives. Routledge: Farnham, pp. 413-428. ISBN 9781472411815

Tonner, P. (2011) Are animals poor in the world? A critique of Heidegger’s anthropocentrism. In: Boddice, R. (ed.) Anthropocentrism. Series: Human-animal studies (12). Brill: Leiden. ISBN 9789004214941 (doi:10.1163/ej.9789004187948.i-348.50)

Higginbottom, G. and Tonner, P. (2010) Archaeologies and geographies of value. In: Koerner, S. and Russell, I. (eds.) Unquiet Pasts: Risk Society, Lived Cultural Heritage, Re-designing Reflexivity. Series: Heritage, culture and identity. Ashgate: Burlington. ISBN 9780754675488

Tonner, P. (2009) Foucault. In: Mullarkey, J. and Lord, B. (eds.) The Continuum Companion to Continental Philosophy. Series: Bloomsbury companions. Continuum: London. ISBN 9780826498304

Tonner, P. (2009) Marx and Marxism. In: Mullarkey, J. and Lord, B. (eds.) The Continuum Companion to Continental Philosophy. Series: Bloomsbury companions. Continuum: London. ISBN 9780826498304

Tonner, P. (2009) Structuralism. In: Mullarkey, J. and Lord, B. (eds.) The Continuum Companion to Continental Philosophy. Series: Bloomsbury companions. Continuum: London. ISBN 9780826498304

Research Reports or Papers

Harrison, V.S. and Tonner, P. (2010) Abstracta in Concreta: Engaging Museum Collections in Philosophical and Religious Studies Research. Project Report. Centre for Excellence in Teaching and Learning through Design, University of Brighton.

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Grants

2020 (with Oscar Odena) Wayfarers: confronting the past through history and traditional music education in schools

https://www.gla.ac.uk/schools/education/research/fromlocaltoglobalresearch/researchprojects/wayfarersconfrontingthepastthroughhistoryandtraditionalmusiceducationinschools/

2008, (with Victoria Harrison), The Higher Education Academy, Subject Centre for Philosophical and Religious Studies, Research training and professional development for doctoral students in philosophical and religious studies award for, ‘Abstracta in Concreta: Engaging Museum Collections in Philosophical and Religious Studies Research’, a collaborative research training one-day seminar. Department of Philosophy, The University of Glasgow and Glasgow Museums (£1881.50).

https://core.ac.uk/download/pdf/6176874.pdf

 

Supervision

Philip is interested in supervising students in his areas of research interest.

Current PhD student(s): 

 

Philip is also currently supervising Masters in Museum Education students.

 

Teaching

Philip teaches on a number of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, including:

PGT: Modern Educational Thought;

PGDE Secondary History and PGDE Primary Social Subjects;

M.Educ Social Studies electives:

'Heritage, Citizenship and Sustainability' 

'Cultural Studies in the Arts and Humanities'. 

Philip also supervises postgraduate students in his areas of research specialisation (see 'research interests and supervision'). 

 

Additional information

Philip is joint Convenor (with Dr David Lewin) of the SERA Theory and Philosophy of Education Research Network.

He is the Branch Secretary (Glasgow) for the joint Strathclyde-Glasgow Branch of The Philosophy of Education Society of Great Britain: 

https://www.philosophy-of-education.org/about/branches.html

He is a member of The John Dewey Society and is an affiliate of the European Pragmatism Association.

Philip is a Member of Archaeology Scotland's Archaeology Learning Working Group.

In 2015 Philip was involved in establishing The John Duns Scotus Network for the Study of Existential Philosophy, Literature and the Arts, which quickly morphed into the Royal Society of Edinburgh funded network 'Existential Philosophy and Literature - The Franco-Scottish Connection: Past and Present', under the guidance of Dr Ramona Fotiade, Prof. Alexander Broadie and the network team: https://existentialnetwork.com/welcome/

Philip is a Member of Council of the Glasgow Archaeological Society and a volunteer leader (since 2006) with a Junior Archaeology Club (based at Kelvingrove Museum in Glasgow).