Children Philosophize Worldwide

Children Philosophize Worldwide

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Philosophizing for, with, and by children in a community of inquiry has proven to be an internationally successful learning strategy that enhances both the cognitive and emotional growth of children. Pioneering democratic programs for philosophizing with children now exist throughout the world. The work described in this book represents the latest research on theoretical concepts and applied projects within this field and brings together contributions from twenty-nine countries, representing all continents. The authors address questions on the theoretical foundation of Philosophy for Children, the application of philosophical methods, the community of inquiry, international and national didactical concepts as well as the evaluation of those concepts. A primary goal of this book is to enhance intercultural academic exchange and to encourage further research and practical work in this field.Hermeneutic question: What must a situation be like so that I can help others? ... themselves if they had enough time at all in such a situation to think about helping somebody else or if it was natural to automatically save the family, or if ... Analytical question: How does a situation have to be, so that I can help somebody else?

Title:Children Philosophize Worldwide
Author:Eva Marsal, Takara Dobashi, Barbara Weber
Publisher:Peter Lang - 2009


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