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

Ana Maria. “Philosophy for Children in Chile.” 9­-14.

Canetti, Elias. “Teachers as Models,” from The Tongue Set Free. 38.

Cohen, Felix S. “What is a Question?” from The Monist. 57­-60.

Echeverria, Eugenio. “Third Grade Students Discuss Kio and Gus.” 75-­80.

Friquegnon, Marie-­Louise. “Childhood’s End: The Age of Responsibility.” 20-­24.

Froiland, Paul. “The Case Against the ‘Thinking Machine’,” from TWA Ambassador. 51­-56.

Gadamer, Hans­George. “Conversing With Texts,” from Truth and Method. 41.

Gray, J. Glenn. “On Teaching Philosophy Irresponsibly,” from The Moral Responsibilities of Teachers of Philosophy. 39.

Fitch, Joshua G. “Getting Students to Question,” from The Art of Questioning. 41.

Jordan, James A., Jr. “Socratic Teaching,” from Harvard Educational Review. 25­-29.

Matthews, Gareth B. “Philosophy and Children’s Literature,” from Metaphilosophy. 15­19.

Nickerson, Raymond S. “Computer Programming as a Vehicle for Teaching Thinking Skills,” from Three Uses of Computers in Education. 42­-48.

Oscanyan, Frederick S. and Brenda C. Richardson. “Philosophy for Children in Louisville.” 6­-8.

Peirce, Charles. “Why Study Logic,” from “Pre­logical Notions” in Minute Logic. 39.

Redfield, James M. “Platonic Education,” from The Knowledge Most Worth Having. 30­-37.

Rohatyn, Felix. “Education and Technology,” from The New Yorker. 40.

Spivack, George and Myrna B. Shure. “The Training Program Script.” 61-­74.

Vetterling­-Braggin Mary. “A Note on the Legal Liberties of Children as Distinguished from Adults.” 49­-50.

Whalley, Michael. “Some Factor in Influencing the Success of Philosophical Discussion in the Classroom,” from Analytical Teaching. 2-­5.


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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