Philosophy for Teens: Questioning Life's Big Ideas by Sharon KayePhilosophy for Teens: Questioning Life's Big Ideas by Sharon Kaye

Philosophy for Teens: Questioning Life's Big Ideas

bySharon Kaye, Paul Thomson

Paperback | September 1, 2006

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What is love? Is lying always wrong? Is beauty a matter of fact, or a matter of taste? What is discrimination?

The answers to these questions, and more, are examined in Philosophy for Teens: Questioning Life's Big Ideas, an in-depth, teenager-friendly look at the philosophy behind everyday issues. The authors examine some of life's biggest topics, such as: ? lying, ? cheating, ? love, ? beauty, ? the role of government, ? hate, and ? prejudice.Both sides of the debates are covered on every issue, with information from some of the world's most noted philosophers included in a conversational style that teenagers will love. Each chapter includes discussion questions, thought experiments, exercises and activities, and community action steps to help students make reasoned, informed decisions about some of life's greatest debates.

Examining life's big ideas and discovering their own opinions has never been easier or more exciting for today's teens.
For the past several years, Sharon M. Kaye, Ph.D., and Paul Thomson, Ph.D., taught philosophy to high school students through the Carroll-Cleveland Philosopher's Program, which won the 2006 American Philosophical Association Award for Excellence and Innovation in Philosophy Programs. They continue to promote the teaching of philosophy ...
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Title:Philosophy for Teens: Questioning Life's Big IdeasFormat:PaperbackDimensions:176 pages, 11 × 8.5 × 0.47 inPublished:September 1, 2006Publisher:Prufrock Press Inc.Language:English

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ISBN - 10:1593632029

ISBN - 13:9781593632021

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