Practical Suggestions for Teaching Small Philosophy Classes

Teaching Philosophy 28 (1):59-65 (2005)
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This paper offers a number of tips for teaching small philosophy classes (under twenty-five students). Some of these include using a horseshoe seating arrangement, replacing hand-raising with name cards, engaging in “real” Socratic dialogues, having students create a philosophical “Question of the Day”, and assigning students “Critical Response” papers.
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DOI 10.5840/teachphil20052812
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