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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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25th May RT @EconBizFin: Game theory may sound trivial. It is not. We explain how John Nash earned his Nobel http://t.co/jpzYIDIZb3 http://t.co/lH5h…
24th May RT @DrJohnLTaylor: Peter Atkins & @stephenlaw60 Which is best - science or philosophy? Entertaining & instructive debate @BHAhumanists .htt…
21st May RT @the_if_man: @TheArkDublin @ILFDublin a great audience last night and a privilege to be speaking with former children's laureate Anne Fi…
21st May RT @ILFDublin: Unthinkable: Should children be encouraged to doubt? @JoeHumphreys42 talks to @the_if_man #edchatie #ILFDublin2015 http://t…
20th May RT @TheArkDublin: Fascinating insights on this from the children...the cogs in adult brains are ready explode! @ILFDublin @the_if_man http…
20th May RT @the_if_man: .@TheArkDublin @ilfdublin one of my favs was: me: "can you say something true and false at the same time?" 10 y old boy: "m…
20th May RT @TheArkDublin: Mind boggling philosophical questions being discussed by @the_if_man and some very smart school children! @ILFDublin http…
20th May And @philosophybites it would seem! https://t.co/wUUHxudH6z
20th May Percentages, number lines and figuring out how children understand them http://t.co/2IBWP0lcJ0 #maths #edchat #ukedchat by @thenumberverse

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