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Ben Kilby

Ben Kilby

PhD student in Education, researching Philosophy for Children, Monash University
Current primary school teacher
PhD in Education, focussed on Philosophy for Children
Treasurer of the Victorian Association of Philosophy in Schools

Who am I? Why am I here? Why children should be taught philosophy (beyond better test scores)

Aug 15, 2019 17:37 pm UTC| Insights & Views Life

In a recent TED talk titled No Philosophy, No Humanity, author Roger Sutcliffe asked the audience whether a flagpole was a place. Around half the audience said yes, the other said no. He went on to describe the response...

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