Studies in Philosophy for Children: Harry Stottlemeier's Discovery

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Temple University Press, 2010 - Philosophy - 288 pages
Harry Stottlemeier's Discovery, created by Matthew Lipman in 1969, is now a widely used and highly successful tool for teaching philosophy to children. As the original novel of the Philosophy for Children program, its goal is to present major ideas in the
 

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Contents

How Old Is Harry Stottlemeier?
8
From Aristotle to Harry Stottlemeier
15
Discussion and the Varieties of Authority
32
Women Children and the Evolution of Philosophy for Children
42
Discovering Yourself a Person
56
Knowledge and the Classroom
64
Thinking for Oneself
79
Problem Solving or Problem Creating
87
Standardization
125
Countering Prejudice with Counterexamples
135
On the Art and Craft of Dialogue
147
Inventing a Classroom Conversation
158
Teaching
165
A Critical Look at Harry Stottlemeiers Discovery
175
A Second Look at Harry
184
About the Authors
267

The Development of Reasoning in Children through
96
A Guided Tour of the Logic in Harry Stottlemeiers Discovery
107

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About the author (2010)

Ann Margaret Sharp is Associate Director of the Institute for the Advancement of Philosophy for Children and Professor of Education at Montclair State College. She is also the coauthor (with Matthew Lipman and Frederick S. Oscanyan) of Philosophy in the Classroom (Temple).

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