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Media and Moral Education: a philosophy of critical engagement

Media and Moral Education: a philosophy of critical engagement
Laura D’Olimpio argues that philosophical thinking skills support the adoption of an attitude she calls critical perspectivism. To read more Click here.
The book argues that the current oversight of the educational environment not keeping pace with rapid advances in technology, despite the fact that educating students to engage critically and compassionately with others via online media is of the utmost importance. It will be of interest to academics, researchers and postgraduate students in the areas of philosophy of education, philosophy, education, critical theory and communication, film and media studies.

Philosophy Now: article on P4C

Children, Intuitive Knowledge & Philosophy
Maria daVenza Tillmanns argues that teaching children to think must involve more than simply teaching them cognitive skills.
Read the article here.
Maria daVenza Tillmanns is a former President of the American Society for Philosophy, Counseling, and Psychotherapy (ASPCP). She is seeking funding for a project in partnership with the University of California, San Diego, about doing philosophy with children in underserved schools.


Special Issue: Journal of Philosophy in Schools

Special Issue: Journal of Philosophy in Schools
Much ink has been spilt on the question of how philosophy might be taught in schools—on the forms of pedagogy appropriate to the subject, the levels of abstraction at which children can think, and the philosophical problems most likely to inspire their interest. Rather less attention has been given to exactly why it should be taught

New Publication: The Most Reasonabe Answer

The Most Reasonable Answer: Helping Students Build Better Arguments Together
Authors:  Alina Reznitskaya and Ian Wilkinson.

The book is based on a strong collaboration among researchers, teachers, and P4C practitioners and offers a rich array of field-tested materials that support teachers in facilitating productive discussions in upper-elementary grades. READ MORE ABOUT THIS BOOK HERE


Ann M. Sharp’s Contribution to P4C and Education

In Community of Inquiry with Ann Margaret Sharp:
ldhood, Philosophy and Education
Edited by Maughn Rollins Gregory and Megan Jane Laverty.

ICPIC is excited to announce this a long-awaited and much-needed anthology of Sharp’s insightful and influential scholarship, bringing her enduring legacy to new generations of academics, postgraduate students and researchers.  READ MORE ABOUT THIS BOOK HERE 


Philosophical Inquiry in the New Global Reality

Inclusion, Diversity, and Intercultural Dialogue in Young People’s Philosophical Inquiry”
Edited by: Ching-Ching Lin and Lavina Sequeira

Each chapter offers a unique perspective in understanding the place of philosophical inquiry and philosophy in education and prioritizes diversity in the classroom community of inquiry.

Incorporating theoretical perspectives and empirical research, this book provides a rich resource for school teachers and educators who wish to engage diverse learners in philosophical inquiry. In doing so, it reaffirms the value of philosophy education as a proactive approach to democratic education. 

Free Preview Inclusion, Diversity, and Intercultural Dialogue in Young People’s Philosophical Inquiry
ISBN Paperback: 9789463510639 ($ 32.00)
ISBN Hardcover: 9789463510646 ($ 99.00)
ISBN E-Book: 9789463510653