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Michel de Montaigne’s Philosophy of Education  ☆

“Personally I go uphill more firmly and surely than down.”(Michel de Montaigne, “On Educating Children”) On the kick-off night of the Creativity, Imagination + Innovation Symposium, TC Professors David Hansen and Megan Laverty of the Philosophy and Education department hosted a workshop on the significance of Michel de Montaigne (1533-1592), one of the most influential …

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Helping Students Explore the Big Questions of Life and Self: the Philosophy Outreach Program 

The Philosophy Outreach Program is an after-school project designed to engage high school students in philosophical discourse. A collaboration between the Philosophy and Education Program at TC and the Department of Philosophy at Columbia University, the Program involves eight neighboring high schools and forty high school students. The Outreach Program’s teachers visit the schools in …

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