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7 edition of Philosophy for Kids found in the catalog.

Philosophy for Kids

40 Fun Questions That Help You Wonder ... About Everything!

by David A. White

  • 251 Want to read
  • 18 Currently reading

Published by Prufrock Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Special Education - Gifted,
  • Education / Teaching,
  • Children: Grades 2-3,
  • Teaching Methods & Materials - Arts & Humanities,
  • Critical thinking,
  • Critical thinking in children,
  • Education,
  • Philosophy,
  • Study and teaching,
  • Teaching Methods & Materials - General,
  • Values,
  • Education / Teaching Methods & Materials / General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages211
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8683900M
    ISBN 101882664701
    ISBN 109781882664702
    OCLC/WorldCa47038996

    Philosophy is a way of thinking about the world, the universe, and society. It works by asking very basic questions about the nature of human thought, the nature of the universe, and the connections between them. The ideas in philosophy are often general and abstract. But this does not mean that philosophy is not about the real world. These literature lesson plans are geared toward elementary school age students, some more particularly for younger elementary school students and some for older students. All of these books can also be used with middle and high school students, with adaptations of the questions. The lesson plans all suggest questions to consider when reading the stories listed [ ].

    On Ma , as part the Tilt Kids Festival, the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in New York initiated a one-of-a-kind event for children, inspired by the French books "Les Goûters Philo". Under the starry ceiling of Albertine Books, 80 children gathered in small groups to deep dive into philosophy and express their thoughts on subjects such as friendship and the infinite. When I began writing introductory philosophy books in the late s, the only introductions that were readily available were The Problems of Philosophy by Bertrand Russell, which was published in , and a book called Philosophy Made Simple – which was actually a good book, but people found the title off-putting because it sounded like it.

    Shop for Philosophy Kids' Books in Children's & Kids' Books. Buy products such as Big Ideas for Curious Minds: An Introduction to Philosophy (Hardcover) at Walmart and save. Thinking: The Journal of Philosophy for Children contains some work by young philosophers but consists primarily of work by adults about their work doing philosophy for children including lesson plans, developmental psychology, and work from the emerging field called "Hermeneutics of childhood" which is a multi-disciplinary approach to considering the intellectual and emotional life of children.


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Philosophy for Kids by David A. White Download PDF EPUB FB2

Mindfulness for Vikings: Inspirational quotes and pictures encouraging a happy stress free life for adults and kids (A Little Moose and Wolfie Book) Amanda Boulter out of 5 stars Philosophy for Kids offers young people (ages 10 and up) the opportunity to become acquainted with the wonders of philosophy.

Packed with exciting activities arranged around the topics of values, knowledge, reality, and critical thinking, this book can be used individually or by the whole class/5(70). The Children's Book of Philosophy lays out philosophical questions with engaging graphics that are fun and easy for kids to process.

We've included biographical information, timelines, and conceptual thinking, all with inviting images. Children learn that their questions are important and have been pondered by famous philosophers for years/5(34). Peter Worley. Peter Worley is co-founder and CEO of the Philosophy Foundation.

He is president of SOPHIA, the European Foundation for the Advancement of Doing Philosophy with Children and a Visiting Research Associate at Kings College London.

His latest book, 40 Lessons to Get Children Thinking, is out in September. "Philosophy for Kids" offers young people (ages 10 and up) the opportunity to become acquainted with the wonders of philosophy.

Packed with exciting activities arranged around the topics of values, knowledge, reality, and critical thinking, this book can be used individually or by the whole class/5(6).

Harry Stottlemeier's Discovery, created by Matthew Lipman inis now a widely used and highly successful tool for teaching philosophy to children. As the original novel of the Philosophy for Children program, its goal is to present major ideas in the history of philosophy, nurturing children's ability to think for by: 2.

Most of the modules were created by students in Tom Wartenberg’s Philosophy for Children class at Mount Holyoke College. For each story or book, you will find a summary of the plot, a discussion of the main philosophical issues raised by the books, and a series of questions that can be used to initiate philosophical discussion of the story or book with children.

This book contains detailed instruction on how to facilitate a philosophy discussion as well as an entire curriculum for an introduction to philosophy class for elementary school children.

Tom has also written an introduction to philosophy for adults using children’s picture books, A Sneetch Is a Sneetch and Other Philosophical Discoveries.

Philosophy for Children (p4c) is a wonderful way of bringing teachers and children together to discuss things that matter. It has many benefits for both groups.

But there aren’t enough hours in the day to discover new materials, produce resources and lesson plans and invent new activities to keep you and your pupils interested.

Philosophy for Children: Lesson Plans Created by Philosophy (Pre-College Philosophy) Class Members The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Philosophy helps you know where to place your faith. In a world that increasingly makes less and less sense as you grow older, this is a rare and valuable gift.

OurFile Size: KB. When children are introduced to philosophy, they learn to trust their own ideas and questions. It is an intellectual adventure for young people to discuss in a structured classroom environment the deep questions that matter to them. Children's books Bernadette Russell’s top 10 philosophical questions children should ask From how should we treat animals to are the best things in life free.

Instructions: Use copy or select all with microsoft word to print this great set of activities for ages 3 to ebook for Pre-K children is composed of three contents for pre-reading, pre-writing, and art for a total of 75 For example, readers Using helpful maps, charts, and.

A reasonably in-depth discussion can be sparked just by asking questions about a book that was just read. Teaching Children Philosophy has a list of popular children’s stories and guides on how. One of the big highlights of last weekend’s Defending the Faith Conference was meeting Dr.

Peter Kreeft. I got to share many conversations with the wise, witty, and wondrous philosopher. We discussed everything from C.S. Lewis and surfing, to atheists, J.R.R.

Tolkien, Jewish mystics, and of course books. While discussing our current reads, I mentioned Peter Kreeft’s Recommended. This chapter begins by illustrating the role of children in philosophy, and how childhood may impact philosophy, by turning to the work of Stanley Cavell. In particular this chapter focuses on his idea of philosophy as a confrontation with our.

Philosophy for Kids offers young people (ages 10 and up) the opportunity to become acquainted with the wonders of philosophy.

Packed with exciting activities arranged around the topics of values, knowledge, reality, and critical thinking, this book can be used individually or by the whole class/5(). There are many additional good resources for planning philosophy classes in the textbook Philosophy in Education: Questioning and Dialogue in Schools.

Also take a look at our Links page, and in particular at the organization PLATO (Philosophy Learning and Teaching Organization) and their Teacher Toolkit. Philosophy for Kids offers young people (ages 10 and up) the opportunity to become acquainted with the wonders of philosophy.

Packed with exciting activities arranged around the topics of values, knowledge, reality, and critical thinking, this book can be used individually or by the whole : Sourcebooks. "Children's Book of Philosophy" brings children and adults alike into the realm of philosophy where everything we take for granted is questioned.

"Is the world real?", "what I am?", "what is happiness?", "Why do people suffer?", "how do we decide what is right?", just to /5. Although Adventures in Philosophy is aimed at children, it might also appeal to grown-ups as an entry point into philosophy.

In some ways this book may be more challenging for grown-ups than : Brendan O’Donoghue.Philosophy for Kids: Dedicated to helping adults conduct philosophical discussion with elementary school children, this site uses well known picture books to raise philosophical questions -- for example Harold and the Purple Crayon, Harry the Dirty Dog, The Cat in the Hat, various Frog and Toad stories and much more.

The site is run by Tom.The educational movement known as Philosophy for Children got its start in the early s with the publication of Matthew Lipman’s philosophical novel for children, Harry Stottlemeier’s Discovery.