ERIC Number: ED350214
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: N/A
Philosophy for Children and the Teaching of Thinking. Conference Report of the National Conference on Philosophy for Children (1st, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, July 12-16, 1991).
Melbourne Univ. (Australia).; Victorian Philosophy for Children Association (Australia).; Australian Council for Educational Research, Hawthorn.
This report presents the conference proceedings of a meeting held at Trinity College in Melbourne, Australia. An edited text of the keynote address, the question and answer session by Matthew Lipman, two symposia ("Philosophy, Society and the Environment," and "Talking and Meaning") and the speeches at the Conference Dinner are included. The launching of the Federation of Australian Philosophy for Children Association (FAPCA) by Susan Ryan, Matthew Lipman, and Laurance Splitter is detailed. Summaries of the work done in 41 conference workshops also are included, as is an evaluation summary. (DB)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Melbourne Univ. (Australia).; Victorian Philosophy for Children Association (Australia).; Australian Council for Educational Research, Hawthorn.
Identifiers: Australia; Philosophy for Children (Lipman)