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Event Date : 08 Jul, 2017 09:00 AM - 08 Jul, 2017 05:00 PM

Summary :

Why should philosophy be taught in schools?

Birmingham Branch Conference Details

Organiser :
Michael Hand m.hand@bham.ac.uk.

Speakers

Laura D’Olimpio, University of Notre Dame Australia
Michael Hand, University of Birmingham
Angie Hobbs, University of Sheffield
Peter Worley, The Philosophy Foundation

There is growing international interest in the idea of putting philosophy on the school curriculum. We ask what exactly children stand to gain from philosophical inquiry and whether the benefits are great enough to justify teaching it in schools.

There is a conference fee of £10 to cover the cost of lunch and refreshments.  Register online here

Full details available here.

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