Views of primary school teachers on philosophy books prepared for children


5th World Conference on Educational Sciences (WCES), Rome, Italy, 5 - 08 February 2013, vol.116, pp.2498-2503 identifier

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
  • Volume: 116
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.sbspro.2014.01.600
  • City: Rome
  • Country: Italy
  • Page Numbers: pp.2498-2503


The purpose of this study is to determine the views of primary school teachers on which properties philosophy books prepared for children aged between 6 and 12 should have. A total of 6 primary school teachers have analyzed 7 philosophy books within the framework of 5 questions determined by utilizing the properties of philosophy for children. According to the teachers, philosophy studies with children should start at an early age and teachers should be trained in this field. Philosophy activities conducted with children, research, and teacher, parent, and child opinion should be guiding in the preparation of these books. (C) 2013 The Authors. Published by Elsevier Ltd.