Philosophy with Children on the Philosophy Now Radio Show

Pencil Person

Primary school philosophy live on the Philosophy Now radio show, with children from All Saints School, Blackheath, Years 4-6 (ages 8-10). Run by Peter Worley, interviewed by Grant Bartley from Philosophy Now.

Available to listen to here: Philosophy with Children

This paper was written to aid our trainees, but also give insight into some of our techniques for doing P4C.

Posted by Philosophy Foundation Admin on 12th February 2012 at 12:00am

Category: Philosophy, P4C

Tags: P4C, philosophy in schools, philosophy for children, philosophy now, Peter Worley

Classroom in One Voice



Dialectic is a form of enquiry that makes use of question-and-answer, or objections-and-replies as its basic structure. In other words it is an enquiring conversation, reflective and critical. The word ‘conversation’ pinpoints the essential character of dialectic: there is more than one speaker.

Posted by Philosophy Foundation Admin on 9th January 2012 at 12:00am

Category: Philosophy, P4C, Education

Tags: Socrates, Descartes, P4C, philosophy in schools