Prof. Julian Stern, York St. John University, UK

Julian Stern is Professor of Education and Religion at York St John University, UK.  He is author of Loneliness and Solitude in Education: How to Value Individuality and Create an Enstatic School (Peter Lang, 2014), Let Me Tell You About Loneliness (Jessica Kingsley, 2017), and A Philosophy of Schooling: Care and Curiosity in Community (Palgrave, 2018), along with many other books and articles.  He is an educationalist specialising in schools as communities, and the role of both loneliness and solitude in those communities.



Prof. Ben Lazare Mijuskovic, California State University, USA

Ben Lazare Mijuskovic is Associate Professor in the Humanities Department at California State University, Dominguez Hills. A social worker and a psychotherapist since 1986 while continually teaching philosophy and the humanities. He is the author of many articles and books, e.g. Loneliness in Philosophy, Psychology, and Literature (iUniverse, 2012), Feeling Lonesome : The Philosophy and Psychology of Loneliness (ABC-CLIO, 2015), Consciousness and Loneliness: Theoria and Praxis (Brill, 2018)He was recently elected to the Montenegro Academy of Science and the Arts. Prof. Mijuskovic does research in applied philosophy, the history of philosophy, and theories of loneliness.

Prof. Jarosław Horowski, Nicolaus Copernicus University, Poland

Dr hab. Jarosław Horowski, Associate Professor in Faculty of Philosophy and Social Sciences of Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń, Institute of Education Sciences, Chair of Theory of Education, editor-in-chief of the scientific journal “Paedagogia Christiana”. Author of Moral Education According to neo-Thomistic Pedagogy (WN UMK, 2015). Main areas of interest: philosophy of education, moral and religious education, neo-Thomistic pedagogy, education for moral virtues, education for forgiveness.