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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.

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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.


28th Nov Blog from The Philosophy Shop book 'Socrates, Philosophy & #blackfriday' https://t.co/bUUZ0SiKdL
28th Nov We don't want to add to the zombie-like nature of #BlackFriday @the_if_man sale on all our books to get you thinking http://t.co/K71cnnL99k
28th Nov RT @the_if_man: #BlackFriday scenes of shoppers storming malls reminds me of the prescient scenes in @GeorgeARomeros' 1978 film satire Dawn…
27th Nov RT @mrtileynunn: @thenumberverse is just as good on the second read. Brilliant in fact. Have you had a chance to look at my book? http://t.…
27th Nov Thanks @HYPNOLONDONEXP glad you like it @the_if_man
27th Nov RT @HYPNOLONDONEXP: @philosophyfound @the_if_man This is great stuff and wonderful to be reminded of the glass half full/empty example.
26th Nov We would point you to the people who set it up to answer this question! @Annecdotist meet @StoicWeek @NorahColvin @the_if_man
26th Nov working with concepts, new blog by @the_if_man: http://t.co/TM8fmO73EJ #ukedchat #literacy why philosophy should be in your classroom.
26th Nov See this blog http://t.co/eLJx4i48j2 and this latest one: http://t.co/TM8fmO73EJ @ClasswatchUK @debrakidd
25th Nov RT @NorahColvin: A 2nd reblog in a row via @philosophyfound @the_if_man Thinking of you @Annecdotist What would I do without them?! http:…

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