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The Mission of the Kids Philosophy Slam is to give kids a voice and to inspire kids to think by unlocking their intellectual and creative potential through a unique and powerful philosophical forum.

2015 Topic:

Violence or Compassion: Which has a greater impact on society?

October 22nd News: Welcome back teachers and students to the 2015 Kids Philosophy Slam. Given the events going on in the world today, the Kids Philosophy Slam poses the question: Violence or compassion, which has a greater impact on society? Updated rulesparticipation guidelines and deadlines will be posted by Friday, October 24th.

The Philosopher of the Week is Socrates. If you would like to be on our mailing list, please contact us at: thekidsphilosophyslam@gmail.com


The Kids Philosophy Slam is designed to make philosophy accessible and fun for kids of all ages and abilities, to promote a philosophical dialogue between kids and adults, and to promote a greater awareness of philosophy and education in everyday life. Over $3,000 in prizes are available to students & schools. Home school participation as well as international participation is encouraged.

The Kids Philosophy Slam has been featured on: The NBC Today Show, The New York Times, National Public Radio, Christian Science Monitor and TIME Magazine for Kids

Listen to National Public Radio Weekend Edition Saturday, May 6, 2006 - Scott Simon on National Public Radio talks to Ryan Adams, 16, a finalist in the 2006 Kids Philosophy Slam in Washington, D.C.


Updated October 22, 2014 1:20 PM