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History, Theory and Practice of Philosophy for Children: International Perspectives

Author: (Editors) Saeed Naji and Rosnani Hashim
Year Published: 2017
Description: This book on Philosophy for Children is a compilation of articles and interviews by its founders and some of the movement‘s leaders worldwide. Part I explains the genesis of the movement, its philosophical and theoretical foundations. Part II examines the specialized uses of philosophical dialogues in teaching philosophy, morality, ethics and sciences. Part III examines the theoretical concerns such as the aims of the method in regards to the search for truth or sense of meaning, or the debate on the novel or short stories and its characteristics. Part IV explains the practices of Philosophy for Children worldwide and the issue of cultural differences, the ways of the community of inquiry and the necessary adaptation to suit local concerns.