The Philosophy Foundation’s group of under privileged youngsters got to edit the news at The Guardian offices on the 9th of June. It was a long and rewarding day for all of us... starting off with some thought provoking enquiry: "the sun will rise tomorrow" is that a fact, or an opinion?
Posted by Joe Tyler on 14th June 2017 at 12:00am
Steve Hoggins, another longstanding TPF specialist tackles David's and Pete's arguments on teaching critical thinking in the classroom, offering an alternative suggestion for a 'curious' way of thinking that seeks to straddle the potential divide between increasing confidence and building the child's capacity to withstand critical challenges.
Posted by Joe Tyler on 12th December 2016 at 12:00am
By Oliver Leech
Surrounded by the vast collection of philosophy texts in Blackwell’s book shop in Oxford, I asked the assistant where I could find some material on the philosophy of history. ‘Do you mean the history of philosophy?’ he replied. An understandable response since the history of philosophy is a premier league topic with shelves of books to choose from whereas the philosophy of history is at best half way down the next division. Indeed, since it overlaps with historiography, books about it tend to be stocked in the history section.
Posted by on 21st October 2012 at 12:00am
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