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Philosophy for Children

by Kim Packard
Created May 2011 Stanford U’s radio show Philosophy Talk episode Philosophy for Children Philosophy for Children Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy Philosophy Now podcast – Teaching Philosophy to Children (At 15:03— example of ship of Theseus for six-year-old children and other fascinating examples of philosophical problems/ideas for children) Robert Fisher’s Web Resources Page Just One More Book Web Site Horton Hears a Who! Where the Wild Things Are Shrek Fantastic Mr. Fox Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Hotel Rwanda Little Blue and Little Yellow The Little Prince Story Resources The Little Prince, etc. Alternate Link for The… Read more

Created May 2011

Stanford U’s radio show Philosophy Talk episode Philosophy for Children
Philosophy for Children Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy
Philosophy Now podcast – Teaching Philosophy to Children (At 15:03— example of ship of Theseus for six-year-old children and other fascinating examples of philosophical problems/ideas for children)

Robert Fisher’s Web Resources Page

Just One More Book Web Site

Horton Hears a Who!
Where the Wild Things Are
Shrek
Fantastic Mr. Fox
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows
Hotel Rwanda
Little Blue and Little Yellow
The Little Prince

Story Resources The Little Prince, etc.
Alternate Link for The Little Prince and other stories
Other book modules

Which Dreamed It? Two Children, Philosophy, and Alice

King Kong and the Great Hippocampus Question

Video Thinking Skills: Child Philosophers / Romeo and Juliet

Descendants Wiki article

There is a Japanese animation called Arashi no Yoru ni (lit. One Stormy Night) which might be suitable for philosophical discussions with children (or adults.)

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