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

Brann, Eva. “Excellence and the Pursuit of Ideas.” 1­-7.

Bruning Barbara. “What Kind of Girl is Pippi Longstocking Anyway?” 35­-36.

Berrian, Annette. “Socrates in a New Package Helps Kids Learn to Think.” 43­-44.

Charpa, Ulrich. “Johnny Head­In­The Air and Tales.” 32­-34.

Curley, Thomas. “The Right to Education: An Inquiry into Its Foundations.” 8­-14.

Glaser, Robert. “Should Teaching for Thinking Be Content­-free?” from Education and Thinking: The Role of Knowledge. 39.

Fergus, Jan. “Jane Austen and the Education of the Emotions,” from Jane Austen and the Didactic Novel. 38.

Hacker, Andrew. “Are the Precious the Meritorious?” from The Schools Flunk Out. 39.

Jarrel, Randall. “Philosophy 101,” from Pictures from an Institution. 39.

Loeck, Gisela. “Remarks on Teaching ‘Barefoot’ Philosophy.” 26-­31.

Martens, Ekkehard. “Pixie for Fourth Graders.” 15-­18.

Matthews, Gareth. “Review of Michael Ende, The Neverending Story.” 19-84.

Reed, Ronald and Allen Henderson. “Preliminary Report of a Three­Year Study Teaching Analytic Thinking to Children in Grades K­7.” 45­-58.

Sokolowski, Robert. “Making Distinctions about Distinction Making,” from Making Distinctions. 38.

Stauffer, Russell C. “The Reader as Thinker,” from Directing Reading Maturity as a Cognitive Process. 37.

Whalley, Michael J. “ The Practice of Philosophy in the Elementary School Classroom.” 40­-42.


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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