Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Teaching Kids Philosophy

Philosophers have always known that logic, critical thinking, and proper value judgments are the foundations of a productive and educated society...Yet in our current academic climate, which puts "marketable" skills and economic efficiency above liberal education, Philosophy programs are being whittled down and judged as impractical. Focus on STEM programs has become the new norm, to the exclusion of the liberal arts. In the following article, a case is made for bringing Philosophy back to its proper role, especially among middle school children. Teaching kids philosophy makes them smarter in math and English

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