Included in this volume are thirty philosophy of education papers presented over a three year period by education and philosophy professors and scholars during the 2001, 2002 and 2003 annual conferences of the Midwest Philosophy of Education Society. Topics range from philosophical analyses of school discipline and violence, to love in education, freedom, ethics and educational assessment, to name but a few. The Midwest Philosophy of Education Society has been in existences for almost 50 years, and includes scholars in educational and philosophical disciplines from throughout the United States and abroad. For more information on past conference programs, membership, call for papers, and the like, please visit the MPES Web Site at= http: //webs.csu.edu/~big0ama/mpes/mpes.html. Please note the "0" in "big0ama" is a zero and not a capital "O,"