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Do you see what I see?

By Steve Hoggins This is based on an unattributed drawing from the 23 October 1892 issue of Fliegende Blätter, a German humour magazine. It was made famous by Ludwig Wittgenstein in his Philosophical Investigations For a similar session, please see: Ducks and Rabbits Resources: 2 exact copies of the duck rabbit picture. Search...

Ages: Ages 5-7 (KS1)

Subjects: Epistemology

Themes: Reality, Perception , Illusion

Things Are Not Always What They Seem

The Philosophy This session is designed to inspire awe and wonder at the unusualness of the world around us and to inspire the idea that things are stranger than we might at first think and to get the children thinking along the same lines as many philosophers: that the world is not as it seems. Many of the pre-Socratics thought that the worl...

Ages: Ages 7-11 (KS2), Ages 5-7 (KS1)

Subjects: Metaphysics

Themes: Sense and reference, Perception , Perceiving, Illusion