Wondering Aloud: Philosophy With Young People

Listening (or Not Listening) to Children

From an editorial in the Wall Street Journal yesterday entitled “Our Childish Gun Debate,” by William McGurn: Quick show of hands for those with children: How many of you look to your teens for political wisdom, whether it’s the daughter obsessing over her Snapchat streaks or the son who would spend his day eating Doritos […]

Seen and Not Heard

Last month saw the release of my new book Seen and Not Heard: Why Children’s Voices Matter. The book describes and analyzes conversations I have had with children over the past 25 years about their philosophical questions and ideas.  Here is an excerpt:   In the following conversation about the ethics of attending friends’ birthday parties, some […]