Why Children Should Study Philosophy


Why children should study philosophy, 19 March 2014,

Studies* have demonstrated that children who study philosophy are more likely to achieve better academic results. They also enjoy additional social benefits such as better self-esteem and the demonstration of empathy for others.

*Benefits of Collaborative Philosophical Inquiry in Schools, STEPHAN MILLETT and ALAN TAPPER
Educational Philosophy and Theory, Volume 44, Issue 5, Article first published online: 23 JAN 2011