Proceedings of the XXII World Congress of Philosophy

Volume 27, 2008

Philosophy for Children

Young-Sam Chun
Pages 23-28

Teaching Philosophy as a Tool for Helping Children Understand Problems Properly

Children are surrounded by a lot of problems here and there, and they often show any tendency to answer them promptly. In this paper, I argue that helping children understand their problems properly before answering them is one of the good ways of meta-thinking teaching in philosophy for children, and then I suggest how teachers help them do so.