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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Auden, W.H. and T.C. Worsley. “Education Today­ and Tomorrow.” 57-­64.

Cary, Joyce. “When Simple Induction is Not the Answer,” from A House of Children. 24.

Cobbett, William. “An Eight-­Year-­Old Exacts Justice With a Red Herring,” from The Autobiography of William Cobett. 22.

Cohen, Morris R. and Ernest Nagel. “Deductive Surprise,” from An Introduction to Logic and Scientific Method. 22.

Dewey, John. “Can Institutions Promote Individual Growth?” from Reconstruction in Philosophy. 25.

Coleridge, S.T. “Thinking as Pure Energy,” from Notebooks. 24.

Durkheim, Emile. “Childhood.” 6-­9.

Greene, Graham. “On Discovering One Can Read a Book,” from “The Lost Childhood” in Collected Essays. 25.

Huxley, Aldous. “Teaching Logic Through Game,” from The Island. 23.

Jarrell, Randall. “The Man who Loved Children.” 10­-14.

Reid, Alastair. “The Transformations: Notes of Childhood.” 15­-18.

Lipman, Matthew. “Philosophy for Children.” 35­-44.

Lipman, Matthew. “Why Aren’t Thinking Skills Being Taught?” 45­-46.

Little, Joseph. “Student Responses to a Questionnaire About Their Philosophy Program.” 47­-49.

Morley, Henry. “Rational Schools.” 50­-56.

Needleman, Jacob. “Teaching Philosophy to Adolescents.” 26­-30.

Oakeshott, Michael. “A Place of Learning.” 65­-75.

Oppenheimer, Robert. “Analogical Reasoning in the Scientific Community.” 19­-21.

Ryle, Gilbert. “On Seeking Jokes and Thinking,” from “A Rational Animal” in Reason. 24.

Satish, Telegar. “The Relationship Between Knowledge and Emotions: Transcript of a Philosophy for Children Session in St. Paul, Minnesota.” 84­-91.

Scott, W. “Teaching Philosophy in the Comprehensive School.” 31-­34.

Stevenson, Robert Louis. “Child’s Play.” 1­-5.


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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