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Lipman, Matthew

Works: 194 works in 950 publications in 16 languages and 13,410 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Introductions  Handbooks and manuals  Fiction  Abstracts 
Roles: Author, Editor, Creator, Author of introduction, Performer, Other
Classifications: B52, 107
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Thinking in education by Matthew Lipman( Book )

78 editions published between 1900 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 1,162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This second edition makes a major contribution toward teaching for judgment skills, not just for knowledge. It provides methods for integrating emotive experience and thinking into a concerted approach to the improvement of reasoning and judgment. This second edition also shows how the community of inquiry can be utilized for the reduction of violence in the classroom and for the improvement of education of children at risk
Philosophy in the classroom by Matthew Lipman( Book )

40 editions published between 1977 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 899 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This handbook for educators and parents discusses the need to include philosophy in the elementary classroom. The authors point out that as a question-raising discipline, philosophy is appropriate to guide children's natural inquisitiveness through the educational process. It encourages intellectual resourcefulness and flexibility which can enable children and teachers alike to cope with the disconnectedness and fragmentization of existing curricula. It can help develop sound reasoning and ethics. The first six chapters discuss reasons for including philosophy in the curriculum, aims and objectives of the philosophy for children program, and methods of teaching and guiding philosophical discussions. The point is made that children frequently are not satisfied with simplified answers to their questions, and that their minds should be trained at an early, receptive age to consider metaphysical, moral, and logical issues. Chapter seven presents an argument for the use of formal and nonformal logic in teaching children to think constructively and learning to make inferences and deductions on their own. In chapter eight, the authors explore the following question: can moral education be divorced from philosophical education? The interrelationship of logic and morality indicates that the answer is no. See so 009 951 for a philosophical reader for junior high students. (Author/AV)
Growing up with philosophy by Matthew Lipman( Book )

15 editions published between 1978 and 1994 in English and held by 684 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Designed for the growing field of philosophy and children, this sourcebook is concerned with motivating children to think in ways that will increase the meaningfulness of their lives and, as a consequence, help them see the importance of their own education. The approach entails a reappraisal of the entirety of philosophical literature in search of those parts most useful in teaching philosophical thinking to children, and it is recognized that there is a philosophy for children as well as by children. The thirty one essays are organized in topical sections and provide a foundation for building new learning experiences through philosophy. The first group is an historical selection of works by major philosophers. The relationship between developmental theories and philosophy for children is the theme of the next section, and it is followed by sections on children and moral philosophy, children and aesthetics, and children and ethics. A final section on the role of the teacher in the philosophical education of the child rounds out the anthology. Aspects of philosophical tradition, it is emphasized, must be processed so as to construct a sequential curriculum that would be the basis for exposing children to philosophy. The articles, together with the editor's introductions and the bibliography, attempt to define the state of this relatively new field as well as provide ideas for its advancement. (Ds)
Philosophy goes to school by Matthew Lipman( Book )

13 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in English and held by 657 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book seeks to address the educational significance of philosophy as a subject in the k-12 curriculum, and includes a range of issues from the teaching of philosophy to the improvement of thinking, the nature of a community of inquiry, and the educational significance of grade school philosophy. The book is divided into 6 sections with 15 chapters. Part 1, "Introduction," contains the chapter "Remaking the Foundation." Part 2, "Philosophy in Education," includes the chapters: (1) "Philosophical Practice and Educational Reform"; (2) "The Role of Philosophy in Education for Thinking"; and (3) "Philosophy, Critical Thinking, and the Core of Common Culture." Part 3, "Ethical Inquiry in the Schools," lists "Education for Civic Values" and "Ethical Inquiry and the Craft of Moral Practice." Part 4, "The Impact on the Curriculum," includes: (1) "Philosophy and Science Education at the Elementary School Level"; (2) "Reasoning in Language at the Elementary School Level"; (3) "Social Inquiry at the Secondary School Level"; and (4) "Thinking and Writing at the Secondary School Level." Part 5, "Reflections on Practice: Implications for Educational Reform," contains: (1) "Constructing a Curriculum to Improve Thinking and Understanding"; (2) "Preparing Teachers to Teach for Thinking"; (3) "Twelve Sessions with Pixie in P.S. 87: a Classroom Log"; and (4) "Philosophy and Creativity." Part 6, "Epilogue," concludes with "The Philosophy of Childhood." (Eh)
Discovering philosophy by Matthew Lipman( Book )

12 editions published between 1969 and 1984 in English and held by 480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harry Stottlemeier's discovery by Matthew Lipman( Book )

89 editions published between 1971 and 2013 in 11 languages and held by 476 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

School children explore ethics and principles of logical thinking
What happens in art by Matthew Lipman( Book )

11 editions published between 1966 and 1983 in English and held by 436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Natasha : Vygotskian dialogues by Matthew Lipman( Book )

14 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and Spanish and held by 420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This creative philosophical essay demonstrates Vygotsky's principles in the form of an extended fictional thought-experiment, in which the author is "interviewed" by a fictional Ukrainian reporter, Natasha. The introduction, "Squaring Russian Theory with American Practice," gives some background in Vygotsky's and Davydov's theories, including Vygotsky's research on the connection between teaching and mental development, along with some background on the Philosophy for Children curriculum. A "Chronology of Philosophy for Children" gives a timeline, ranging from 1969 to 1995, indicating dates of publication of components of the Philosophy for Children curriculum and other important dates. The remainder of the book is comprised of ten fictional "visits" between Natasha and the author, revealing Vygotskian constructivist teaching methods and broad themes of philosophy, learning theory, and psychology. An afterword, "a Comparison between the Philosophy for Children Approach and the Cultural-Historical and Activity Approaches: Psychological and Educational Foundations" (Arkady Margolis) is then presented. Contains 53 references. (Bgc)
Studies in philosophy for children : Harry Stottlemeier's discovery by Ann Margaret Sharp( Book )

7 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harry Stottlemeier's Discovery, created by Matthew Lipman in 1969, is now a widely used tool for teaching philosophy to children. As the original novel of the Philosophy for Children program, its goal is to present major ideas in the history of philosophy, while nurturing children's ability to think for themselves. This collection of essays reflects upon the development, refinement, and maturation of Philosophy for Children and on its relationship to the tradition of philosophy itself. This book is an attempt to improve the practice of Philosophy for Children as it applies to the teaching of Harry Stottlemeier's Discovery to primary school students. This book involves an attempt to answer a question that arises when one tries to move from theory to practice: What must practitioners know in order to translate theoretical claims into action? In the following chapters that question is answered in a variety of ways by philosophers, educators, and practicing teachers. The answers they propose frequently shed as much light on the theory of Philosophy for Children as they do on the practice. Studies in Philosophy for Children is aimed at the teachers who have been trained in Philosophy for Children
Lisa by Matthew Lipman( Book )

72 editions published between 1976 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A philosophy reader for seventh and eighth graders, "Lisa" presents a story about daily experiences of a group of schoolchildren. The story is a sequel to ed 103 298. "Lisa" focuses on ethical and social issues such as lying and truth-telling, fairness, naturalness, and what are rules and standards. Other issues such as job and sex discrimination, punishment, the nature of death, and the rights of children are also explored. Constructed as a series of dialogues between children, the story has a child-centered perspective which provides readers with a means for attending to their own thoughts and to ways that their thoughts can function in their lives. This is approached through a discovery of rule-governed thinking and by illustrations of a variety of non-formal types of thought. Search techniques are provided to allow readers to identify rules of their own. In the story and in the classroom, it is the children and the students who discover and test the structural rules of formal logic. "Lisa" is not only about reasoning and morality; it is also concerned with the interrelationship of logic and morality. For example, Lisa ponders inconsistencies in her own behavior of loving animals and yet liking to eat roast beef. The philosophy program helps students establish good reasons in justifying their beliefs and in justifying certain departures from normal patterns of conduct. (Author/AV)
Contemporary aesthetics by Matthew Lipman( Book )

13 editions published between 1973 and 1986 in English and Chinese and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pixie by Matthew Lipman( Book )

68 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in 12 languages and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Students in grades three and four are introduced to the concepts of abstract reasoning, ambiguity, and interpersonal relationships in this philosophic reader. The story involves mystery and myth and works with literary techniques of similie and metaphor. Pixie is introduced as a precocious character who is impatient with other people, a tease, and a mimic. While she lectures to other people she unknowingly makes blunders, yet she possesses a certain degree of self-knowledge and insight. Incidents in the story such as a breakfast-time quarrel focus on family relationships and the difference between right and wrong. The "Pixie" course deals with strengthening the awareness of relationships (logical, social, familial, aesthetic, causal, part-whole, mathematical, etc.) as well as the competence in dealing with such relationships. An attempt to dress in the dark illustrates how perplexing a person's experience can be and how distorted perceptions can become. In the final chapters, four people retell the story that Pixie has told them, introducing students to the difference between individuals who create stories and those who are story tellers. (Kc)
Kio & Gus by Matthew Lipman( Book )

31 editions published between 1982 and 2001 in 7 languages and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of Kio and his whale friend, Gus and how they met and became friends
Suki by Matthew Lipman( Book )

19 editions published between 1978 and 2000 in 4 languages and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ethical inquiry : instructional manual to accompany Lisa by Matthew Lipman( Book )

25 editions published between 1977 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This instructional manual is designed to accompany "Lisa," a philosophy reader for 7th, 8th, and 9th grade students (ed 137 215). The aim of the course is to encourage children to consider and reflect upon their moral values. Concerned with ethics, "Lisa" is an attempt to understand moral conduct. Emphasis is on having the students learn to think as clearly and logically as possible, show the relevance of such thinking to the problems that confront them, and think in ways which search out fresh alternatives and which open new options. Some of the major philosophical themes in the course include truth, fairness, consistency, free will, naturalness, change and growth, and standards and rules. The manual is divided into 15 chapters, each beginning with "Teaching Ideas." Each idea is then used as the basis for exercises, discussion plans, and activities. The manual includes an index which identifies discussion plans and activities on a given subject. A philosophical content chart is also included, which shows "Lisa" as a follow-up to a study of "Harry Stottlemeier's Discovery." (Author/SH)
Mark by Matthew Lipman( Book )

24 editions published between 1980 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mark is the central character in this story designed to help adolescents formulate a philosophy of values. The story is well suited for use in high school social studies courses and/or in philosophy or guidance units. Mark's thoughts and actions are reported as he interacts with his family, friends, acquaintances, and individuals of authority within his school and community. The story line centers on Mark's experiences during high school. Because many of the experiences will be familiar to a wide audience of adolescents, it is hoped that they will be able to relate to them and draw meaningful value lessons from them. The story line centers on Mark's experiences trying to explain missing books to the school librarian, denying vandalism to the police, sharing hopes and problems with his peers, and contributing input to a family decision regarding a move to another city. Issues brought out in these and other adventures include rights of citizens in a democratic society; rights and responsibilities of an individual to family, school, and community; decision-making processes in personal and social contexts; inequality in society; conflicts between people in different strata of society; and gaps between youthful idealism and adult conservatism. (Db)
Philosophical inquiry : an instructional manual to accompany Harry Stottlemeier's discovery by Matthew Lipman( Book )

20 editions published between 1979 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looking for meaning : instructional manual to accompany Pixie by Matthew Lipman( Book )

10 editions published between 1982 and 1984 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Designed to accompany "Pixie," a philosophy reader for students in grades three and four, this instructional manual presents discussion plans, games, philosophical activities, and reasoning exercises so that the concepts in the reader can be readily operationalized in the classroom. The "Pixie" program focuses on abstract reasoning, ambiguity, and interpersonal relationships. The manual is divided into 11 sections, corresponding to the chapters in "Pixie." Each section provides a summary of the chapter followed by discussion questions, exercises, a teacher evaluation form, student evaluation forms, and notes on successful exercises. Students identify ambiguous words, create endings to mystery stories, analyze people's feelings, list likes and dislikes, and discuss differences between a word and its symbol. Discussions include feelings about being alone, spatial relationships, rules in families, differences in animals and people, and the significance of names. Students also construct similies and analogies. (Kc)
Thinking children and education by Matthew Lipman( Book )

6 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mark recherche sociale by Matthew Lipman( Book )

6 editions published in 2009 in French and Undetermined and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Lipman, Matthew, 1923-

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Lipman, Mia 1922-2010

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