Precollege Philosophy and Public Practice (P4) is an interdisciplinary and peer-reviewed online journal for philosophical and/or empirical research on precollege philosophy and its impact and interaction with related areas such as public philosophy, dialogue-based education, ethics education, and human development. P4 supports high-quality research in precollege philosophy and invites new approaches to this work, including from the social sciences and the growing field of public philosophy.


P4 is edited by Dr. Michael D. Burroughs with Dr. Karen Emmerman (Associate Editor), Dr. Kris Phillips (Associate Editor), Roberta Israeloff (Editoral Advisor), and Kelly Lass (Managing Editor) and is sponsored by the Philosophy Learning and Teaching Organization, the Kegley Institute of Ethics, and the Squire Family Foundation.


For more information on the journal, including access to past issues and submission guidelines, please consult the journal website: