Full Name: Bertrand Arthur William Russell Born: 1872 Died: 1970 Hometown: London, England Fave Subjects: Reality, Logic and Math, Language, Knowledge, Right and Wrong, Peace Career Highlights: wrote more than 60 works created new ways to do mathLearn more!
They say the family that plays together, stays together, and we agree. Why not include big questions in your family’s collective playtime? Here are five reasons why doing philosophy should be part of you household’s day-to-day activities: PhilosophyLearn more!
Full Name: K’ung-Tzu (Confucius is the English version) Born: 551 BCE Died: 479 BCE Hometown: Qufu, China Fave Subjects: Power, How to Get Along With Others, How to Be Good Career Highlights: from a poor family, but stillLearn more!
Got an Adroid phone or tablet? Well, good news! All of our ThinkAboutIt interactive eBooks are now available on Google Play! Of course, they’re still available for iOS, if your little thinker uses an Apple device to playLearn more!
Full Name: Rene Descartes Born: 1596 Died: 1650 Hometown: La Haye en Touraine, France Fave Subjects: Truth, Knowledge, Minds and Bodies, Mathematics, Biology Career Highlights: travelled all over Europe, serving in several armies tutor to Queen Christina ofLearn more!
Full Name: Baruch Spinoza Born: 1632 Died: 1677 Hometown: Amsterdam, Netherlands Fave Subjects: Math, Reality, Minds and Bodies, Reason and Emotion, Good and Evil Career Highlights: turned down higher paying jobs throughout his life to grind lenses andLearn more!
Full Name: Jeremy Bentham Born: 1748 Died: 1832 Fave Subjects: How To Be Good, Animal Rights, Power Career Highlights: wrote over 5 million words (that are still being sorted out today) created a system to calculate happiness oneLearn more!
Happy Earth Day, everyone! Really, every day should be Earth Day (we do live on and depend on it, right?). We’re always excited about asking big questions and taking a closer look at our relationship with our lovelyLearn more!
The 21st century (what we’ve seen of it so far, anyway) seems to be about creating something new. Technology is ever-changing, and our rich online lives seem to drive us to constantly switch things up, and to thinkLearn more!
Full Name: Martin Buber Born: 1878 Died: 1965 Hometown: Vienna, Austria Fave Subjects: Relationships, Right and Wrong, Education, Peace Career Highlights: wrote more than 30 books spoke 9 languages taught people from different cultures to live together peacefullyLearn more!