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Welcome to The Philosophy Foundation website

The Philosophy Foundation

An award winning educational charity raising aspirations and attainment through doing philosophical enquiry in the classroom. We also work in the community and business as part of our life-long learning initiative.

Our Mission

The Philosophy Foundation is a unique educational charity whose aim is to bring philosophy to schools and the wider community. Through doing philosophy in the classroom our primary concern is to improve educational opportunities for the disadvantaged, and to enable every child to flourish. Philosophical enquiry develops speaking and listening skills vital for literacy and emotional development, helps children who find it difficult to access other classes, and encourages critical and creative thinking essential in the 21st Century. 

One of our core purposes is to encourage, support and sponsor non-privileged children into studying philosophy at University.

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30th Jul RT @ded6ajd: @philosophyfound Though I should have made clear that the piece about the PESGB seminar series re 'clarity' & 'accessibility' …
30th Jul Yes, but got side tracked by the tweet article first! @ded6ajd
30th Jul Interesting article by @ded6ajd 'to tweet or not to tweet philosophy of education in digital age' p7 http://t.co/zQtWHh8kLs
30th Jul Thanks Andrew
30th Jul RT @ded6ajd: @philosophyfound @Lauradol4 @ockhamsbeard Sorry - have been meaning to change it (!). For 'clear' version try http://t.co/ALOC…
30th Jul @ded6ajd @Lauradol4 @ockhamsbeard would like to read it, but the picture in the background, ironically, makes it difficult to read text! ;-)
30th Jul Excellent, good to hear the Stuart Low Trust is still running it's philosophy forum https://t.co/QbvPNtVS0l
30th Jul RT @Lauradol4: Great piece by @ockhamsbeard on why #philosophers avoid public #philosophy: the backlash+elitism of our discipline https://t…
30th Jul RT @aeonmag: In the case of organ transplants, honoring the wishes of donors could lead to earlier deaths. When is this ethical? http://t.c…
30th Jul RT @edithmayhall: Amazing illustration of Plato, Seneca & Aristotle in 14th-century manuscript in Glasgow (MS Hunter 231 (U.3.4) 276). http…

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