Key concepts: philosophy for/with children (P4C/PwC), [to be continued...]


Institute for the Advancement of Philosophy for Children (IAPC)

The International Council of Philosophical Inquiry with Children (ICPIC)

Sophia Network "European Foundation for the Advancement of Doing Philosophy with Children"



BFAS "Bundesverband der freien Alternativschulen"

SFE Berlin "Schule für Erwachsenenbildung"

New Zealand


Philosophy for Children at Bow School
"Philosophy for Children, Colleges, Communities"



Books & Articles


Bahler, Brock; Kennedy, David (eds.), 2016, Philosophy of Childhood Today, Rowman & Littlefield.


Jackson, Thomas, 1998, Proceedings from the ERA Conference ’98: Isn’t it time for the tail to stop wagging the dog?

Jackson, Thomas, 2001, "The art and craft of gently socratic inquiry", in A. L. Costa (ed.), Developing minds: A resource for teaching thinking, 459-465.

Jackson, Thomas, 2004, "Philosophy for children Hawaiian style", Thinking: The Journal of Philosophy for Children, 17(1&2), 3-7.

Jackson, Thomas, 2012, "Home grown", Educational Perspectives, (1&2), 3-7.

Jackson, Thomas, 2013, "Philosophical rules of engagement", in S. Goering, N. Shudak & T. Wartenberg (eds.), Philosophy in schools: An introduction for philosophers and teachers, New York: Routledge, (99-10).


Kennedy, David, 2012, "Lipman, Dewey, and the Community of Philosophical Inquiry", Culture and Education, 28(2), 36--53.


Lipman, Matthew; Bynam, Terrell Ward (eds.), 1976, Philosophy for Children, Basil Blackwell.

Lipman, Matthew, 1988, Philosophy Goes to School, Temple University Press.


Pritchard, Michael, 2017, "Philosophy for Children", in Edward N. Zalta (ed.), The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (Spring 2017 Edition).


Rolins Gregory, Maughn; Haynes, Joanna; Murris, Karen (eds.), 2016, The Routledge International Handbook of Philosophy for Children, Routledge.


Vansieleghem, Nancy; Kennedy, David (eds.), 2012, Philosophy for Children in Transition: Problems and Prospects, Wiley.


Williams, Ray, 2017, "Anti-Intellectualism and the 'Dumbing Down' of America," Psychology Today, July 7, 2017.



Documentaries & Video