Title: Philosophy for Teens: Ideas and Ideals Editors: Grispino, Joseph A. Publisher: Third Millennium Publishing Date: 2005 ISBN: 1-932657-38-X NOTES: Philosophy for Teens was written for American high school students. It can be used either directly by students or as a guide for teachers. Although some of the references are uniquely American (e.g. republican/democrat, civics […]
Series Title: Blackwell Philosophy and Pop Culture series Series Editor: Irwin, William. Publisher: Blackwell The Blackwell Philosophy and Pop Culture series, according to its editor, is designed to ‘get philosophy out of the ivory tower by publishing books about smart popular culture for serious fans. With each volume in this series we seek to teach […]
This is a website which allows students to Submit an argument to the Clinic and have it criticised by staff at the University of Northern Colorado. You can also look at arguments already posted by others and see the responses. This site could be useful to help student see how to construct arguments and then […]
A very useful website for students and teachers. The site includes a dictionary of philosophical terms and names, a survey of the history of western philosophy, a timeline and detailed discussion of major philosophers. This website is user friendly and appropriate for senior students and teachers.
A useful website for students and teachers to get a basic overview of a particular area of philosophy or a specific philosopher. The discussion of individuals is often about them personally, rather than their theory.
A website where you can submit a question to a panel of philosophy teachers or read previous questions and answers.
Title: I am, therefore I think: philosophers answer your questions about love, nothingness and everything else… Editor: George, Alexander Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton Location: Great Britain Date: 2007 ISBN: 9780340937891 This volume was put together by Alexander George who is a professor of philosophy at Amherst College USA. It consists of philosophical questions and answers. […]
A website dedicated to helping adults conduct philosophical discussion with and among school children. It includes book modules for a range of childrens books. These include short introductions to the philosophical issues raised by each book and questions to ask children to get a discussion started.
In 1969, a 14 year old Beatle fanatic named Jerry Levitan snuck into John Lennons hotel room in Toronto and convinced him to do an interview. 38 years later an animated short film was made called I Met the Walrus using the original interview recording as the soundtrack. During the interview Lennon makes some interesting […]
Waking Life is an animated, surrealistic film about philosophy. Its plot revolves around a young man who becomes uncertain as to whether he is awake or dreaming. During the course of his ‘dream’ he bumps into numerous people who have something to say about life, reality and truth. Their fascinating and often bizarre theories provide […]