Category: Classroom Philosophy (lesson resources/activities/pedagogy)

Philosophy for AS.

Title: Philosophy for AS. Author/s: Lacewing, Michael. Material type: Book. Publisher/date: Routledge (2008). Format: Paperback (448 pages). ISBN: ISBN-10: 0415458218, ISBN-13: 978-0415458214 Area and topic: Core areas/sub-disciplines/branches of philosophy. Key/important philosophical issues/topics/problems. Student  text book. Practical philosophy. Intended audience/ reading level: Secondary/upper (16 yrs NZ). Purchasing and information: www.alevelphilosophy.co.uk Unique and/or salient feature/s: ‘Philosophy for […]

Philosophy for AS and A2.

Title: Philosophy for AS and A2. Editors: Burns, Elizabeth. Law, Stephen. Material type: Book. Publisher/date: Routledge (2004). Format: Paperback (312 pages). ISBN: ISBN-10: 0415335639, ISBN-13: 978-0415335638. Area and topic: Core areas/sub-disciplines/branches of philosophy. Student text book. Practical philosophy. Intended audience/ reading level: Secondary/upper Purchasing and information: 1) amazon.com. 2) Barnes and Noble Unique and/or salient feature/s: […]

Philosophy for A2: Unit 4 (Philosophical problems).

Title: Philosophy for A2: Unit 4 (Philosophical problems). Author/s: Lacewing, Michael. Material type: Book. Publisher/date: Routledge (2009). Format: Paperback (296 pages). ISBN: ISBN-10: 0415458234, ISBN-13: 978-0415458238. Area and topic: History of philosophy and ideas. Student text book. Practical    philosophy. Intended audience/ reading level: Secondary/upper (17 yrs NZ). Purchasing and information: www.alevelphilosophy.co.uk Unique and/or salient […]

Philosophy for A2: Unit 3 (key Themes in Philosophy).

Title: Philosophy for A2: Unit 3 (key Themes in Philosophy). Author/s: Lacewing, Michael. Material type: Book. Publisher/date: Routledge (2009). Format: Paperback (384 pages). ISBN: ISBN-10: 0415458226, ISBN-13: 978-0415458221. Area and topic: Core areas/sub-disciplines/branches of philosophy. Student text book. Practical philosophy. Intended audience/ reading level: Secondary/upper (17 yrs NZ). Purchasing and information: www.alevelphilosophy.co.uk Unique and/or salient feature/s: […]

Philosophical Questions: Readings and Interactive Guides.

Title: Philosophical Questions: Readings and Interactive Guides. Authors/ editors: Fieser, James and Lillegard, Norman. Material type: Book. Publisher/date: Oxford University Press (2004). Format: Hardcover (672 pages). ISBN: ISBN-10: 0195139836, ISBN-13: 978-0195139839. Area and topic: History of philosophy and ideas. Core areas/sub-disciplines/branches of philosophy. Student text book. Practical philosophy. Intended audience/ reading level: Tertiray/lower. Purchasing and information: […]

More Philosophy for Teens: Examining Reality and Knowledge.

Title: More Philosophy for Teens: Examining Reality and Knowledge. Author/s: Kaye, S, M. & Thomson, P. Material type: Book. Publisher/date: Prufrock Press (2007). Format: Paperback (200 pages). ISBN: 1593632924 Area and topic: Metaphysics and epistemology. Key/important issues/topics/problems. Thought experiments. Pedagogical aid and/or resource. Student text book. Practical philosophy. Intended audience/ reading level: Secondary/lower (roughly 11 […]

How to Think about Weird Things: Critical Thinking for a New Age.

Title: How to Think about Weird Things: Critical Thinking for a New Age. Author/s: Schick, Jr. Theodore and Vaughn, Lewis. Material type: Book. Publisher/date: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages (2010). Format: Paperback (352 pages). ISBN: ISBN-10: 007353577X, ISBN-13: 978-0073535777. Area and topic: Popular philosophy. Philosophy and daily life/culture/experience. Philosophical skills and methodology. Applied critical thinking. Epistemology. Philosophy […]

Examined Life: Advanced Philosophy for Kids.

Title: Examined Life: Advanced Philosophy for Kids. Author/s: White, David. Material type: Book. Publisher/date: Prufrock Press (2005). Format: Paperback (212 pages). ISBN: ISBN-13: 9781593630089, ISBN: 1593630085. Area and topic: History of philosophy and ideas. Key/important philosophical issues/topics/problems. Pedagogical aid and/or resource. Philosophical skills and methodology. Student text book. Practical philosophy. Intended audience/ reading level: Secondary/lower […]

Doing Philosophy.

Title: Doing Philosophy: An Introduction through Thought  Experiments. Author/s: Schick, Theodore. Vaughn, Lewis. Material type: Book. Publisher/date: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages (2009) Format: Hardcover (688 pages). ISBN: ISBN-10: 0073386685, ISBN-13: 978-0073386683. Area and topic: History of philosophy. Core areas/sub-disciplines/branches of philosophy. Key/important philosophical issues/topics/problems. Student text book. Practical philosophy. Thought experiments. Intended audience/ reading level: Tertiary/lower. […]

Philosophers club resource

Website: Society for Philosophical Inquiry Location: www.philosopher.org NOTES: The Society for Philosophical Inquiry was founded by Christopher Phillipps to inspire the formation of what he calls Socrates Cafes. This is when a person facilitates a group discussion about a topic, mainly by asking questions. The website contains some useful tips about how to start a […]