Matthew Lipman. Director, Institute for the Advancement of Philosophy for Children
Ann Margaret Sharp. Associate Director, Institute for the Advancement of Philosophy for Children

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Thinking: The Journal of Philosophy for Children





Contributing Authors

Cannon, Dale and Mark Weinstein. “Reasoning Skills: An Overview.” 29-­33.

Brann, Eva. “Through Phantasia to Philosophy Review with Reminiscences.” 1­-8.

Diderot, Denis. “Are Logicians Like Accountants?” from Of Teachers. 25.

Durkheim, Emile. “Judgments of Fact and of Value,” from Value Judgments and Judgments of Reality, Sociology, and Philosophy. 27.

Feldman, David H. “The Child as Craftsman.” 20-­21.

Geach, Peter. “A Strange Following,” from Assertion. 25.

Johnstone, Henry W. Jr. “Is the Aim of Philosophy to Terminate Disagreement?” from Philosophy and Argument. 27.

Ladd, Rosalind Ekman. “Paternalism and the Rationality of the Child.” 15­-19.

Mills, C. Wright. “Education and Democracy,” from Power, Politics and People. 26.

Nielsen, Kai. “Caring and Moral Reasoning,” from Why Should I Be Moral? Revisited. 28.

Polakow, Valerie. “On Being a Meaning­Maker: Young Children’s Experiences of Reading.” 9­-14.

Quinton, Anthony. “Nothing But the Truth,” from Knowledge and Belief. 27.

Simmel, George. “On the History of Philosophy.” 42-­45.

Saunders, Kevin W. and Meyerson, Lawrence N. “Children Discuss Knowledge Belief and Reality.” 46­-47.

Singer, Dorothy Waley.“The Childhood of Giordano Bruno,” from Giordano Bruno: His Life and Thought. 28.

The Girard Cosmopolile­-Herald. “Critical Thinking Skills Being Developed at EVES.” 41.

Vallone, Gerard. “Parrots into Owls: The Metamorphosis of a Philosophy for Children Program at the White Plains School District.” 34-­40.


Founded in 1974 by Matthew Lipman (1929-2010) and Ann Margaret Sharp (1942-2010), the Institute for the Advancement of Philosophy for Children (IAPC) is the world’s oldest organization devoted to young people’s philosophical practice.

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