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The philosophy of childhood

by Gareth B. Matthews

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Published by Harvard University Press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Children and philosophy.,
  • Child psychology -- Philosophy.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [127]-132) and index.

    StatementGareth B. Matthews.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsB105.C45 M38 1994
    The Physical Object
    Pagination136 p. ;
    Number of Pages136
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1091878M
    ISBN 100674664809
    LC Control Number94016178

    the greatest American philosopher and the founder of educational philosophy. Dewey was also a childhood educator who encouraged teachers to engage with children’s interests and experiences, and his ideas book at the following address: ; and John Dewey,. John Locke,File Size: KB. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library.

    Understand the many approaches to early childhood education. Preschools subscribe to many different theories and philosophies of education. You may hear some of the following terms used to describe schools you're considering. Familiarize yourself with the various styles to help determine which one is the best fit for your child.   "The Philosophy of Childhood" is an account of children's philosophical potential and of childhood as an area of philosophical inquiry. Seeking a philosophy that represents the range and depth of children's inquisitive minds, Matthews explores both how /5(53).

      What does “philosophy book” make you think of? Probably something very long, very complicated, and very dense. In other words, not a book that will interest the youngster in your life. In some ways, philosophy and childhood have a lot in common. As children, we ask “why”. We question authority, we doubt received wisdom. An Intelligent Person's Guide to Philosophy, , Penguin Books Wartenberg, T., A Sneetch Is a Sneetch and Other Philosophical Discoveries: Finding Wisdom in Children's Literature, , Wiley.


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