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Michaud, Olivier – Philosophical Inquiry in Education, 2020
Philosophy for Children (henceforth P4C) is a program and a pedagogy for teaching philosophy in k-12 school that was first developed by Matthew Lipman and Ann Margaret Sharp. The P4C approach is generally presented as a valuable form of education for democratic citizenship. This relationship is so obvious that it often remains underdeveloped: P4C…
Descriptors: Philosophy, Children, Teaching Methods, Citizenship Education
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Drerup, Johannes – Philosophical Inquiry in Education, 2017
Theoretical and practical issues concerning the justification of paternalism towards children are widely debated in a variety of philosophical contexts. The major focus of these debates lies either on questions concerning the general legitimacy of paternalism towards children or on justifications of paternalism in concrete situations involving…
Descriptors: Children, Ethics, Moral Values, Power Structure
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Sheldon, James; Rands, Kai – Philosophical Inquiry in Education, 2017
Normative time is disciplined through what Freeman calls chrononormativity, and this disciplining is particularly evident in the experiences of disabled children. Despite the constant regimenting of the present reality for disabled children in time, they are essentially denied a future, the future generally being figured without people with…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Children, Social Attitudes, Self Determination
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D'Olimpio, Laura; Teschers, Christoph – Philosophical Inquiry in Education, 2016
This article explores the meeting of two approaches towards philosophy and education: the philosophy for children (P4C) approach advocated by Lipman and others, and Schmid's (2000a) philosophical concept of" Lebenskunst" (the art of living). Schmid explores the concept of the beautiful or good life by asking what is necessary for each…
Descriptors: Educational Philosophy, Holistic Approach, Creative Thinking, Caring