What is Philosophy for Children (P4C) ?

In 1960s, The American professor of philosophy, Matthew Lipman, realize that it is late for his students to learn the right thinking after seeing that their reasoning skills are inadequate. Based on this awareness, Lipman initiates the philosophy (P4C) pedagogy for children.

While Matthew Lipman and one of his followers Ann Sharp develop this pedagogy, they were based on the Socratic method of dialogue. In this method, initially, the person in front of us is assumed to know nothing, and his thinking and questioning are provided by asking him some questions.

Philosophy for Companies READ MORE Nowadays, in many institutions, employees’ level of responses to expectations are followed by performance evaluation systems. The competencies that form a significant part of these systems are monitored and followed by looking at the results and behaviors of the employee. Philosophy for Adults READ MORE Children need to develop their abstract thinking skills to mature emotionally. And what will adults do when they have no opportunity to develop their abstract thinking skills as a child? P4C in Kindergartens READ MORE This movement, which is very widespread in the world, has started to be applied rapidly by the main schools which are open to innovative education systems in our country. Philosophy for Schools READ MORE Implementation of P4C education method in schools is started from kindergarten. The most important reason for this is that a 5-year-old has a natural ability, just like a philosopher, to ask questions. Philosophy for Children READ MORE In 1960s, The American professor of philosophy, Matthew Lipman, realize that it is late for his students to learn the right thinking after seeing that their reasoning skills are inadequate. Based on this awareness, Lipman initiates the philosophy (P4C) pedagogy for children.

Philosophy for Companies

Nowadays, in many institutions, employees’ level of responses to expectations are followed by performance evaluation systems. The competencies that form a significant part of these systems are monitored and followed by looking at the results and behaviors of the employee.

Read more

Philosophy for Adults

Children need to develop their abstract thinking skills to mature emotionally. And what will adults do when they have no opportunity to develop their abstract thinking skills as a child?

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P4C in Kindergartens

This movement, which is very widespread in the world, has started to be applied rapidly by the main schools which are open to innovative education systems in our country.

Read more

Philosophy for Schools

Implementation of P4C education method in schools is started from kindergarten. The most important reason for this is that a 5-year-old has a natural ability, just like a philosopher, to ask questions.

Read more

Philosophy for Children

In 1960s, The American professor of philosophy, Matthew Lipman, realize that it is late for his students to learn the right thinking after seeing that their reasoning skills are inadequate. Based on this awareness, Lipman initiates the philosophy (P4C) pedagogy for children.

Read more