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121. Questions: Philosophy for Young People: Volume > 9
Danielle Orchant Philosophy and Society
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An analysis as to why students do and do not like Philosophy based on modern societal issues in education. The author also reflects on the essential factor of world involvement in the study and practices of Philosophy.
122. Questions: Philosophy for Young People: Volume > 9
Sara Honickman To Clone or not to Clone?
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A conversation within two valued adults on whether cloning is ethical or unethical in society as well as pursuing individuality, death/dying, and the meaning of life.
123. Questions: Philosophy for Young People: Volume > 9
Editorial Board
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124. Questions: Philosophy for Young People: Volume > 9
Ioana Grasu Woes of a Philosopher
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125. Questions: Philosophy for Young People: Volume > 9
Carolyn Kabelitz Ageless Questions
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A metaphysical discussion on Meaning to high school students focused on what makes them who they are today and how to develop into their futures.
126. Questions: Philosophy for Young People: Volume > 9
Stephanie Costa Adventures with the Wonderful Mr. Potato Head
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Costa uses a symbolic metaphor to 8-10 year-olds with ‘Mr. Potato Head’ to show the value of meaning and how to be unique and true to oneself (metaphysics).
127. Questions: Philosophy for Young People: Volume > 9
Kids Philosopy Slam
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Essays, drawings, and poems by children Kindergarten through eighth grade. This year's slam topic is "Greed or giving: which has a greater impact on society?"
128. Questions: Philosophy for Young People: Volume > 9
Announcement: Kids Philosophy Slam Competition
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129. Questions: Philosophy for Young People: Volume > 9
Joe Komenda Take My Arms, But Not My Head
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Metaphysics conducted from an intern at a high school, and one student’s theory of the core of the philosophical mind, “the head”.
130. Questions: Philosophy for Young People: Volume > 9
Finalists, 2009 Kids Philosophy Slam, High School
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Winning Philosophy Slam essays answering the question "Greed or giving: which has a greater impact on society?" by winner Bert Geng, 2nd place finalist Mallory Thelen, and 3rd place finalist Si Heon Ji.
131. Questions: Philosophy for Young People: Volume > 9
Mark Balawender A Day in Philosophy for Kids at Chippewa Middle School
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Balawendar’s documentation of students’ reactions to deep philosophical questions held in an education setting. The facilitator (noting emotional responses to the course) delegated a recorder in this open discussion to worst-case scenarios and related them to Philosophy.
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132. Questions: Philosophy for Young People: Volume > 9
John Fantuzzo Ceci Ann’s Day of Why and The Philosophers Club
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133. Questions: Philosophy for Young People: Volume > 9
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134. Questions: Philosophy for Young People: Volume > 8
Roger Vasquez Epistemology and External World Skepticism
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Pedagogical description and reflection upon an activity focusing on the use of a questioning game to display epistemological uncertainty and the impact of a possible Cartesian evil demon on the game’s players’ ability to come to have knowledge.
135. Questions: Philosophy for Young People: Volume > 8
Rory E. Kraft, Jr., Alison Reiheld From the Editors
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136. Questions: Philosophy for Young People: Volume > 8
Maryann Krikorian Life is a Journey . . .
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Reflective essay focusing on both a discussion of personal identity issues with ninth grade students and the(delayed) impact that a student contribution can have on philosophy teachers.
137. Questions: Philosophy for Young People: Volume > 8
Debbie Whittaker Philosophy in Schools: The Cal-State, Long Beach Program
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Description of the Center for the Advancement of Philosophy in the Schools (CAPS) program at California State University, Long Beach. The program places undergraduate philosophy students in area schools to lead pre-college students in various philosophical learning activities.
138. Questions: Philosophy for Young People: Volume > 8
Brandon T. Minnis Personal Identity
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Reflective essay focusing on a discussion of personal identity issues with ninth grade students.
139. Questions: Philosophy for Young People: Volume > 8
Cho-Kiu Lam Beauty
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Philosophical poem which questions various understandings of beauty.
140. Questions: Philosophy for Young People: Volume > 8
Melissa Tellez What is Real?
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Reflective essay focusing on a discussion with third grade students over the nature of observation on determining if something is real or fantasy. The problems of illusions, specifically magic tricks, is a central issue in the discussion.