Philosophical Surprises

By Andrew Taggart

In the middle of September, I left my desert home in Southern California in order to teach a weeklong course at Kaos Pilots, a social entrepreneurship school based in Aarhus, Denmark, on the way of cultivating discipline lightly. Penciled in on the schedule for Wednesday morning was a learning session which I had sheepishly, yet accurately, entitled, ‘Not to Be Announced.’


Posted by on 13th November 2013 at 12:00am

Category: Guest Blogger

Tags: Andrew Taggart, philosophy, Philosophical Councelling

Can you kill a goat by staring at it?

Can you kill a goat by staring at it? A critical look at minimally invasive education

In his renowned ‘Hole in the Wall’ experiments in developing countries, Dr Sugata Mitra gave children access to an internet-connected computer and left them to learn what they could, unsupervised, with apparently remarkable results.

Posted by on 12th October 2013 at 12:00am

Category: P4C

Tags: Michelle Sowey, philosophy, P4C, philosophy for children, Minimally Invasive Education

Confusion Leading to Learning

Professor Brian Cox has spoken up for confusion – Plato would agree.

Posted by on 19th January 2013 at 12:00am

Category: Philosophy

Tags: philosophy, Plato, Brian Cox, Confusion