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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.

2016 Topic:

Imagination or Knowledge:

Which has a greater impact on society?


May 31st News:  The 2016 Kids Philosophy Slam "Most Philosophical Student in America" is: Marion Comi-Morog of Maryland.

Kindergarten through high school winners now posted. Links to all winning entries will be posted by Wednesday, June 1st. Award letters will be mailed to teachers or designated student contacts on May 31st.

The Philosopher of the Week returns in September. 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 May 30, 2016 5:30 PM