gert biesta and philosophical work with children

walter omar kohan, david kennedy


This is an introduction to this dossier, born from the need to foster and deepen the educational and philosophical value of the philosophy with children (PwC) movement, which includes the more classical philosophy for children program and many other forms inspired by it. It begins with a keynote address by Gert Biesta, a prominent theorist in the field of philosophy of education, delivered to the 18th Biennial Conference of the International Council for Philosophical Inquiry with Children (ICPIC) in Madrid on June 30, 2017. It follows with 14 responses by prominent philosophy for children thinkers and Biesta's response to his respondents. Marina Santi and M. Simons & J. Masschelein papers are alsl included in the dossier.


Gert Biesta; philosophy with children; subject

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