Podcasts

Philosophy in Education

Philosophy Now Radio Show #30 | Permalink | Facebook Twitter Reddit Google+ StumbleUpon Pinterest Delicious Digg

Philosophy in Education

Should schools teach philosophy? When literacy and numeracy levels have not improved in 55 years, shouldn’t teachers be concentrating on improving the three Rs rather than introducing a fourth? Peter Worley, co-founder and CEO of The Philosophy Foundation, talks with Michael Hand from the Institute of Education and Stephen Boulter from Oxford Brookes University about whether children can do philosophy, and if schools should teach it, how should it be done? First broadcast on 13 March 2012 on Resonance FM.

Duration: 54min 41sec (Download 50MB)

If you enjoy our podcasts you might also be interested in subscribing to our magazine, which contains articles and features on all aspects of philosophy. Please see details in our Shop.

More podcasts

The Mental Universe Debate
Love
The School of Ethics
Transhumanism and Posthumanism
Who Is This God Person Anyway?
Minds, Science and Metaphysics
Aping Philosophy
The Tragedy of Life
The Ideas of G.W.F. Hegel
Beyond Right and Wrong
The Linguistic Wizardry of Ludwig Wittgenstein
Civilization and Its Discontents
Feminist Film Theory
The Philosophy of Human Rights
Moral Psychology
Philosophy and Literature
Primary School Philosophy
Global Capitalism - Good or Bad?

This site uses cookies to recognize users and allow us to analyse site usage. By continuing to browse the site with cookies enabled in your browser, you consent to the use of cookies in accordance with our privacy policy. X