Full Name: Epicurus Born: 341 BCE Died: 270 BCE Hometown: Samos, Greece Fave Subjects: How to Be Good, Science, The Nature of the Universe Career Highlights: created his own school of philosophy called “The Garden” the first teacherLearn more!
Ooooh, there are so many reasons we love this season, and a bunch of them have to do with upcoming events! As per usual, there are great things brewing here at Red T, and we thought we’d shareLearn more!
Full Name: John Dewey Born: 1859 Died: 1952 Hometown: Burlington, Vermont, USA Fave Subjects: Teaching and Learning, Art and Beauty, Truth and Knowledge, Power, Human Minds Career Highlights: taught all ages of students, from primary school to universityLearn more!
Left to their own devices, most little thinkers will find mind-enriching things to do, even over summer break. There are, after all, bugs to examine, stars at which to gaze, and all kinds of outdoor games to play.Learn more!
Full Name: William James Born: 1842 Died: 1920 Hometown: New York City, USA Fave Subjects: Truth, Understanding, Human Minds, Beliefs, Medicine, Science Career Highlights: a doctor, scientist, and philosopher spoke three languages wrote so much that even theLearn more!
In philosophy, as in a number of other subjects, there’s a distinct lack of women included in the history books. But that doesn’t mean they aren’t there. We’re on a mission to make philosophy more inclusive. It’s whyLearn more!
Full Name: Mary Wollstonecraft Born: 1759 Died: 1797 Hometown: London, England Fave Subjects: Power, How to Be Good, Freedom, Education Career Highlights: self-taught in philosophy travelled all over Europe started her own school for girls and wrote herLearn more!
It’s August. The craft supplies are used up, the inflatable pool in the back yard has sprung a leak, and you’re down to your last popsicle. You’ve hit the point in the summer where you’ve done all kindsLearn more!
Full Name: Valerie Morrell (changed to Plumwood in honour of Plumwood Mountain) Born: 1938 Died: 2008 Hometown: Sydney, Australia Fave Subjects: Humans and Nature, The Environment, How to Be Good, Power Career Highlights: wrote many books about protectingLearn more!
Have you ever watched those YouTube videos where they give children pieces of older tech, like vinyl records or Walkmans and ask them to guess what they were used for? It’s cute when they screw up their facesLearn more!