Philosophy for Children in Turkey

Abstract
In this essay, I shall both inquire into the relationship between democracy and education in general and concentr ate on education in philosophy for children in the Turkish cultural context. I argue that education in philosophy for children is useful for teaching the acquisition of knowledge from the information provided, for questioning of rules in different contexts, and for the analysis of facts encountered in daily life. Ethical attitudes can neither be derived from the information provided about the moral rules, nor do they result from a practice of unquestioning obedience. However, during a classroom discussion children can learn to make moral evaluations by taking into account basic rights and values. My experience as a teacher in philosophy for children, which I gained during my time working in childcare institutes, has enabled me to observe the positive effects of this program on children who were awakened to consciousness of their rights by means of it
Keywords Conference Proceedings  Contemporary Philosophy  General Interest
Categories (categorize this paper)
DOI 10.5840/wcp212006460
Options
 Save to my reading list
Follow the author(s)
My bibliography
Export citation
Find it on Scholar
Edit this record
Mark as duplicate
Revision history
Request removal from index
Download options
Our Archive


Upload a copy of this paper     Check publisher's policy     Papers currently archived: 25,683
External links

Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
Through your library
References found in this work BETA

No references found.

Add more references

Citations of this work BETA

No citations found.

Add more citations

Similar books and articles
Moral Education in Family Life: The Effects of Diversity.J. Mark Halstead - 1999 - Journal of Moral Education 28 (3):265-281.
Philosophy with Children: Learning to Live Well.Claire Cassidy - 2012 - Childhood and Philosophy 8 (16):243-264.
And the Children Shall Lead Them.Ann Margaret Sharp - 2004 - International Journal of Applied Philosophy 18 (2):177-187.
Children's Understanding of Rules They Invent Themselves.Gavin Nobes - 1999 - Journal of Moral Education 28 (2):215-232.
Philosophical Teaching as Moral Education.Ann Margaret Sharp - 1984 - Journal of Moral Education 13 (1):3-8.

Monthly downloads

Added to index

2011-12-02

Total downloads

31 ( #158,690 of 2,143,899 )

Recent downloads (6 months)

14 ( #48,690 of 2,143,899 )

How can I increase my downloads?

My notes
Sign in to use this feature


Discussion
Order:
There  are no threads in this forum
Nothing in this forum yet.

Other forums