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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Buber, Martin. “The Judgment of the Other,” from Dialogue in Between Man and Man. 18.

Bruner, Jerome S. “Some Elements of Discovery,” from Learning by Discovery: A Critical Approach. 26-­31.

Burnes, Bruce. “Harry Stottlemeier’s of Discovery­The Minnesota Experience.” 8-­11.

Ewald, Carl. “My Little Boy.” Trans. Charles Scribner’s Sons. 39-­54.

Gide, Andre. “How to Teach,” from Journal. 18.

Graves, Robert and Alan Hodge. “Einstein on the Theory of Relativity,” from The Long Weekend. 19.

Havelcok, Eric A. “The Primacy of Oral Culture,” from Origins of Western Literacy. 6­7.

Home, Henry, Lord Kames. “The Hints Upon Education.” 36-­37.

Hudson, W.H. “Interrupted by Happiness,” from The Purple Land. 18.

Leacock, Stephen. “How Teachers Swim,” from Model Memoirs. 17.

Matthews, Gareth. “Thinking in Stories.” Rev. of Tom’s Midnight Garden, by Philippa Pearce. 1.

Pierce, Charles. “On the Teaching of Reasoning,” from Collected Papers. 19.

Pritchard, Michael. “If All Animals Were Cats.” 56­-62.

Riskin, Steven. “Do Cats Eat Grass?” from “The Philosophical Grounds for Some Sociological Certainties” in Howard Schwartz and Jerry Jacobs Qualitative Sociology. 19.

Sayers, Dorothy L. “The Tradition of Education,” from “The Lost Tools of Learning” in National Review. 18.

Wagner, Paul A., Jr. “A Maturing View of Practical Arts,” from School Shop. 15­-16.

Yeazell, Mary I. “A Report on the First Year of the Upshur County, West Virginia, Philosophy for Children Project.” 12­-14.


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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