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




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Contributing Authors

Butnor, Ashby. “Bringing Philosophy for Children into the Undergraduate Classroom.” 65-­68.

Colvin, Andrew. “Expanding the Circle of Inquiry: Introducing Philosophy for Children in the People’s Republic of China.” 37­-39.

“The Echo of the Mountain.” Trans Andrew Colvin. 49.

Haiqin, Liu. “The Difference Between Traditional Chinese Teaching Methods and Philosophy for children from the USA.” 47-­48.

Jackson, Thomas E. “Philosophy for Children Hawaiian Style.” 4­-8.

Junjie, Li. “America’s Philosophy for Children Teaching Method and the Development of Children’s Character.” 40-­42.

Kim, Jung Yeup. “The Dao of philosophy for Children.” 69-­72.

Lien, Chinmei. “Making Sense of Evaluation of Philosophy for Children.” 73­-78.

Lukey, Benjamin. “Rethinking Dialogue: Reflections on Philosophy for Children with Autistic Children.” 24­-29.

Matsuoka, Caryn. “Mindful Habits and Philosophy for Children: Cultivating Thinking & Problems­Solving in Children.” 54­-55.

Matthews, Gareth B. “Thinking in Stories: The Island-­Below-­the­-Star by James Rumford.” 1.

Mitias, Lara M. “Philosophy for Children: Philosophy­ Process, Perspective and Pluralism­ for Children.” 17­-23.

McRae, James. “Scratching Beneath the Phenomena: Philosophy for Children as the Practice of Comparative Philosophy.” 30-­36.

Nakamoto, Carolyn M., Mari Sengoku, Bonnie Tabor and Eliot Deutsch. ‘Administrative Perspectives on Philosophy for Children.” 95-­98.

Oho, Linda, Elaine Roumasset, Steve Bein, Laurie Tam, JoAnn Soong, Frances T.Y Higashi and Nathaniel T. Gibbs.“Reflections From Teachers on Philosophy and Teaching.” 84­-94.

Strong, Amber Pennington. “Voyaging to the Outer Limits of Education: Reflections on Philosophy for Children in the Secondary Classroom.” 56-­64.

Tsuchiyama, Elaine. Learning from Children: A Philosophical Journey.” 50­-53.

Yos, Thomas B. “Philosophy for Children and the Cultivation of Good Judgment.” 9­-16.

Yos, Thomas B. “Philosophizing with Mrs. Yoshida’s Third Graders.” 79­-83.

Yuan, Jimei. “The Wisdom Beyond Languages.” 43-­46.


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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