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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Adams, Henry. “Rebellion Nipped in the Bud,” from The Education of Henry Adams. 17.

Bandman, Bertram. “The Child’s Right to Inquire.” 4-­11.

Bartlett, Sir Frederick. “Thinking as Filling in The Gaps,” from Thinking. 18.

Bartley, William Warren, III. “On Teaching and Meaning,” from Wittgenstein. 20.

Cox, C. Benjamin and Byron G. Massialas. “The Dialogue of Discovery.” 12­-16.

Cohen, Howard. “The Child and the State.” Rev. of Houlgate, Laurence. 48-­49.

Edgeworth, Richard Lovell. “Children Taught by Reason Become Reasonable,” from Essays on Professional Education. 28­-29.

Hegel, George Wilhelm Friedrich. “On Teaching Philosophy at the Gymnasium.” 30­-33.

Matthews, Gareth. “Hildilid’s Night.” 3.

McDaniel, Thomas R. “On Encouraging Questioning in the Social Studies,” from The Social Studies. 19.

Meyerson, Lawrence N. and Kevin W. Saunders. “Logical Thinking and Multiple Classification in Kindergarten Students.” 39­-45.

Mill, John Stuart. “Observation and Education,” from A System of Logic. 17.

Nagel, Ernest; See Morris R. Cohen and Ernest Nagel. “National Institute of Education,” from Have Cognitive Skills Come of Age? 21­-27.

Nelson, Leonard. “The Socratic Method.” 34-­38.

Oakeshott, Michael. “On the Exemplary Role of the Teacher,” from The Concept of Education. 18.

Pole, Nelson. “Teaching Fifth Graders in Cleveland.” 46 ­47.

Proust, Marcel. “The Laws We Bring With Us,” from The Prisoner. 18.

Reed, Ronald, L. “Rebecca.” 50-­54.

Santayana, George. “Lisping Metaphysics,” from Persons and Places. 18.

Schutz, Sigrit, tr.; “On Teaching Philosophy at the Gymnasium” by George Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel, II, 2, pp 30-­33.


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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