We know, we know. It’s in the course calendar of most major colleges and universities. You can take it in high school. If you’re really lucky, you might even find an elementary or middle school that teaches it.Learn more!
Full Name: John Bordley Rawls Born: 1921 Died: 2002 Hometown: Baltimore, Maryland, USA Fave Subjects: Power, Fairness, How to Get Along With Others, How to Be Good Career Highlights: Travelled the world in World War II and becameLearn more!
Spoiler: your kid is already in love with philosophy. They (and maybe you) just don’t know it yet. Wait, what? Yup, that’s right. The little person who dumps their toys all over the living room floor and hasLearn more!
Full Name: Anna Julia Haywood Cooper Born: 1858 Died: 1964 Hometown: Raleigh, North Caroline, USA Fave Subject: Right and Wrong, Equality, Power, Education, Freedom, Reason and Logic Career Highlights: received a scholarship at the age of ten oneLearn more!
Full Name: Malcolm Little (he changed it as an adult) Born: 1925 Died: 1965 Hometown: Omaha, Nebraska, USA Fave Subjects: Power, Human Nature, Right and Wrong Career Highlights: used a difficult childhood and injustices done against his familyLearn more!
In some ways, a kid has a lot of it. They’re free from work, from adult responsibilities, and as many parents will attest, inhibitions. However, as many kids will tell you, there’s are a great number of thingsLearn more!
Full Name: Niccolo di Bernardo dei Machiavelli Born: 1469 Died: 1527 Hometown: Florence, Italy Fave Subjects: Power, Fairness, How to Be Good Career Highlights: wrote philosophy, but also comedic plays, poetry, and songs held several important jobs inLearn more!
Full Name: Gottfried Wilhelp Leibniz Born: 1646 Died: 1716 Hometown: Leipzig, Germany Fave Subjects: Minds and Bodies, Math, Science, Law, Politics, Languages Career Highlights: wrote books in three different languages (German, Latin, French) studied Chinese invented a newLearn more!
One of the most beautiful things about doing philosophy for kids is the large number of teachable moments that emerge from it. Philosophy may get accused of being overly theoretical, but in reality, the philosophical discussions you haveLearn more!
Full Name: Aristotle Born: 384 BCE Died: 322 BCE Hometown: Stageira, Greece Fave Subjects: Art and Beauty, Nature and Science, Reality, Power, How to Be Good Career Highlights: a student of the famous philosopher, Plato teacher of AlexanderLearn more!