Philosopher of the Week

The Kids Philosophy Slam site features a philosopher of the week. This new offering includes a brief biography and famous quotes of the featured philosopher, ideas for lesson plans, and links to related philosopher sites!

Make sure to come back to our web site and check out a new philosopher of the week each and every week through March! If you have suggestions for the Philosopher of the week, please e-mail us at:

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Books relating to philosophy for kids.

Matthews, Gareth B. Dialogues with Children. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1984.

Matthews, Gareth B. Philosophy and the Young Child. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1980.Matthews, Gareth B. The Philosophy of Childhood. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1994.Thomas, Henry and Dana Lee Thomas. Living Biographies of Great Philosophers. Garden City, NY: Garden City Publishing Co, Inc., 1941.Weate, Jeremy. A Young Person’s Guide To Philosophy: "I Think, Therefore I Am." New York: DK Pub., 1998. Loeper, John J. Men of Ideas. New York: Antheneum, 1970.Ozmon, Howard. Twelve Great Philosophers. Mankato, MN: Oddo Publishing, 1968.Marti-Ibanez, Felix, ed. Tales of Philosophy. New York: C.N. Potter, 1967.