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Volume 1 – Number 1. March 1993

Mat Lipman – – The Educational Value of Philosophy for Children
Ann Sharp – The Ethics of Translation
Ron Reed – Reconstructing Linguistic Experience
Felicity Haynes – Teaching Children to Think for Themselves
Christina Slade – Pixie’s Anti-realistic view of Analogy
Robert Laird – Philosophy for Children in Aboriginal Classrooms
Tim Sprod – Philosophy for children and Literacy
Anthony Imbrosciano – Logic in Schools
Laurance Splitter – Simon Chapter 1 a story about being the same and being different

Volume 1 – Number 2. October 1993

Phil Guin – Reflections on Karl Popper & Philosophy for Children
Mat Lipman – Unreasonable People and inappropriate Judgments
Ron Reed – Critical Theory, Post-modernism & Communicative Rationality
Helmut Schreier – The Role of Stories in Philosophising with Children
Klaus Doderer – Children as Little Philosophers in Children’s Books
Jen Glaser – Is Pixie Reasonable? Social and Ethical Themes in ‘Pixie’
Martyn Maher – Reflections on Philosophic Practice in the Classroom
Lyn English – Using Philosophical Inquiry to enhance Mathematical Communication
David Inverarity – Paint me some Thinking
Laurance Splitter – Simon Chapter 1 Classroom Discussion Plans and Exercises

Volume 2 – Number 1. March 1994

Ann Sharp – The religious dimension of Philosophy for Children I
Ross Phillips – A sincere word for the Devil’s Advocate
Sandy Yule – Philosopher culture and teacher culture
Anthony Brooker – Punishment
Lawrence Parker – Strategies for infusing critical thinking into a culture
Cairns & Wilks – A PMI on philosophy
Anthony Imbrosciano – Teaching logic well
Malcolm Miller – Philosophy in New Brunswick schools
Tim Sprod – An attempt at evaluating Philosophy for Children


Volume 2 – Number 2. October 1994

Ann Sharp – The religious dimension of Philosophy for Children II
Phil Cam – A philosophical approach to moral education
Roger Creswell & Peter Hobson – Contested values and Philosophy for Children in a pluralistic, democratic state
Irene de Puig – Beyond knowledge moral and political education
Sue Wilks – Encouraging pupil participation practical ways of establishing a community of inquiry
Christine Durham – A philosophical fortune hunt
Greg Smith – An experience of introducing Lisa to secondary schoolteachers
Tock Keng Lim – Evaluation of the Philosophy for Children project in Singapore

Volume 3 – Number 1. March 1995

Chris de Haan Deweyan – Aesthetics in the philosophy classroom
Terri Field – Philosophy for Children and the feminist critique of reason
Nina Iulina – Philosophy abroad – a Russian perspective
Sandy Yule – On trusting teachers with philosophy
Peter Davson-Galle – Advocatus Diabli or Advocatus Dei? a reply to Cam, Cresswell & Hobson
Phil Cam – Against indoctrination – response to Davson-Galle
Roger Cresswell & Peter Hobson – The moral dimension – response to Davson-Galle
Peter Davson-Galle – Rejoiners to Cam, Resswell & Hobson
Ann Sharp – Habit in the thought of CS Peirce
Yim Pyoungkap – A graceful error corrects the cave
Manuel Meglas Rosa – Is Philosophy for Children useful for the ESL teacher?
Clive Lindop – Philosophy for Children and ESL
Clive Lindop, et al – Philosophy comes to School
Ann Sharp – Who owns the flowers?
Peter Davson-Galle – More doggerel verse

Volume 3 – Number 2. October 1995 ICPIC Conference Issue 1

Peter Singer – Coping with global change
Ann Sharp – Educating for global ethical consciousness
Susan Gardner – Inquiry is no mere conversation
Christina Slade – Reflective reasoning and the self
Mike Pritchard – On becoming reasonable
Richard Morehouse – Research in Philosophy for Children
Vicki Mackrill – Philosophy for Children in Kinder and Prep
Kathleen Davson-Galle – Bare Brains
James Battye – A puzzle for Jessica
Laurance Splitter – Philosophy for Children Strategic Plan

Volume 4 – Number 1 March 1996 ICPIC Conference Issue 2

Robert Fisher – Socratic education: a new paradigm for philosophical inquiry
Gilbert Burgh – Translating democracy into practice a case for demarchy
Shari Popen – Rethinking teaching and teachers within communities of inquiry
Phil Guin – Education for global citizenship
Mike Ross – A child’s belief system and security
Greg Smith – Fostering community in the community of inquiry
Lim & Kaliannan – Reflections of teachers on the community of inquiry in their classroom
Margarete Wenzel – Storytelling as embodied philosophy
Jin Whan Park – Democratic citizenship education in a global community the case of Korea
Fr Stan Anih – Schooling without thinking the educational curricular crisis in our time
Tim Sprod – Bouncing Balls
Roger Cresswell – Book Review: Thinking Stories I & II by Philip Cam (ed)

Volume 4 – Number 2. October 1996

Carol Steiner – Learning opportunities, communication and mass education
Christina Slade – Conversing across communities
David Kennedy – Young children’s moves
Ross Phillips – Self esteem and ownership of ideas
Dina Mendoca – The religious dimension of Philosophy for Children
Steve Williams – Learning sequences and inquiry in small groups
Roger Creswell – Demons, devils, dragons and flames harnessing sporting interests in the philosophy classroom
Peter Davson-Galle – Matters of degree and kind

Volume 5 – Number 1. March 1997

Mat Lipman – Philosophical discussion plans and exercises
Winifred Wing-Lamb – ‘A good dinner and a game of backgammon’
Clive Lindop – Truth, hunches and our form of life
Dina Mendoca – Reading Vygotsky
Anthony Imbrosciano – Philosophy and student academic performance
Tim Sprod – An historical community of inquiry
Kathleen & Peter Davson-Galle – Eyes lie

Volume 5 – Number 2. October 1997

Freddy Mortier – Competence in children psychological, legal, moral
Christine Gehrett – The power of narrative in a philosophical community of inquiry
Marie-France Daniel – An interactionist-constructivist mode for the practical education of preservice teachers in physical education
Tim Sprod – Book review: Reasonable Children by Michael Pritchard
Clive Lindop – Book review: Thinking Stories III by Philip Cam

Volume 6 – Number 1. March 1998

Susan Gardner – Philosophy for Children really works! A report on a two year study
Richard Morehouse – The use of student argument skill a report on a two year study
Tock Keng Lim – How to evaluate Philosophy for children
Terry Allen – Being an individual in the community of inquiry
Mary Barrett – Humour
Peter Davson-Galle – Schools and Fools
Winifred WH Lamb – Book review: The philosophy of Childhood
Lilly Hawkins – Book review: Thinking and Talking Through Literature by Colleen Abbott & Susan Wilks

Volume 6 – Number 2. October 1998

Clive Lindop – Self-identity explorations in philosophic method
Wendy Turgeon – Reluctant philosophers: causes and cures
Tim Sprod – Thinking for oneself
Leanne Parfitt – Education and Thinking
John Colbeck – Courage to think, to be, and to become different
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Volume 7 – Number 1. March 1999

Jim Burdett – The community of inquiry as a means of reducing youth suicide
Peter Davson-Galle – Democracy, philosophy and schools
David Kennedy – The politics of objectivity, the philosophy of childhood and dialogical education
Lola Hill – Pre-service teachers’ experience of the community of inquiry
Leanne Parfitt – Dynamics of a classroom dialogue
Michel Sasseville – ICPIC Report to UNESCO International cooperation in Philosophy for Children

Volume 7 – Number 2. October 1999

Gareth Matthews – Philosophy as child’s play
Tim Sprod – Philosophy and Childhood
Stephan Millett – The Wesley experience
Winifred W H Lamb – TOK at Narrabundah
Greg Smith – Using non-Lipman materials with Yr 9
Ross Phillips – Book review: Places for Thinking

Volume 8 – Number 1. March 2000

Winifred W H Lamb – Philosophy for Children and the ‘Whole child’
Sue Knight & Carol Collins – The curriculum transformed philosophy embedded in the curriculum areas
Felicity Haynes & Bruce Haynes – The development of a conceptual framework for critical thinking and problem solving K-12
Joanna Haynes & Karin Murris – Listening, juggling and travelling in philosophical space
Mary Barrett – American philosophical naturalism in Lisa
Laurance Splitter – Teacher perspectives on Philosophy for Children – Part I

Volume 8 – Number 2. October 2000

Marie-France Daniel – From talking to dialogue
Greg Smith – Growing into community
Mia O’Brien – Developing thinking and knowing
Brenda Cherednichenko – Teaching thinking reform for educational equity
Jin-Whan Park – Teaching moral wisdom
Laurance Splitter – Teacher perspectives on Philosophy for Children – Part II

Volume 9 – Number 1. March 2001

Tim Sprod – Aristotle, children and morality I
Lipman & Pizzurro – The Vygotsky touch
Matthew Del Nevo – Philosophy is not a technology
McDermott & Fox – The encouragement of “reasonableness” through the practice of philosophy with children at risk
Barry, King, Maloney & Burke – Philosophy for Children and the promotion of high level cognitive talk
Clinton Golding – Concept games a method of philosophical exploration
Clive Lindop – Book Review: Engaging with Ethics by Mark Freakley & Gilbert Burgh

Volume 9 – Number 2. October 2001

Tim Sprod – Aristotle, children and morality II
Matthew Lipman – Dramatising philosophy Jim Burdett Education and aesthetics
Sandra Lynch – Encouraging students voices in school welfare policy
Seon-hee Jo & Jin-whan Park – Applying P4C in Korean preschool
Chris Falzon – Philosophy goes to the movies
Crystal Baulch – The Seven Dwarfs and the Game of Knowledge and Belief
Clive Lindop – Book Review: Philosophical Discussion in Moral Education by Tim Sprod

Volume 10 – Number 1. March 2002

Hannu Juuso – Hegel on teaching philosophy
Phil Cam – Fact, value and philosophy education
Megan Laverty-Smith – Teaching and pedagogy in Australian schools
Gilbert Burgh & Mia O’Brien – Philosophy and education: integrating curriculum, teaching and learning

Volume 10 – Number 2. October 2002

Marie-France Daniel – Pupil thinking: relativistic or inter-subjective?
Hannu Juuso – Hegel’s influence on P4C
Clive Lindop – Plato’s legacy: how to do philosophy
Grup IREF – Interview with Mat Lipman
Clive Lindop – Book review: Philosophy goes to the movies by Chris Falzon

Volume 11 – Number 1. March 2003

Val Catchpoole – Neither doctrinaire not relativistic: constructing a base for ethical inquiry
David Ward – Making the implicit explicit: exploring philosophic method in P4C
Juliana Mercon – School and philosophy: the expected and the unexpected
Lynne Hinton – Productive pedagogies: the link between New Basics and P4C
Greg Smith – Recognising and valuing progress in learning
Stephan Millett – Thinking tools for teaching ethics across the curriculum
Cathy Douglas – Including the disadvantaged: literacy through philosophy
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Volume 11 – Number 2. October 2003

George Vassilacopoulos & Toula Nicolacopoulos – Inquiry into hope – keynote address to VAPS, April 2003
Felicity Haynes – Thoughts on hope – a response
George Vassilacopoulos & Toula Nicolacopoulos – Thoughts on Hope – a reply
Gilbert Burgh – Philosophy in schools: education for democracy or democratic education
Laurance Splitter – Transforming how teachers teach and students learn
Lynne Hinton – Reinventing a school
Philip Cam – The Question Quadrant
Grup IREF – Ecodialogo: Environmental education

Volume 12 – Number 1. May 2004

Matthew Lipman – Philosophy for children’s debt to Dewey
Ann Margaret Sharp – The other dimension of caring thinking
Clinton Golding – Philosophy for children and multiple intelligences
Tock Keng Lim – Piaget-Vygotsky and the philosophy for children program
Elizabeth Finnegan – What does it meant to participate in a community of inquiry and for the community of inquiry to grow
Tim Sprod – Book review: Outer Limits by Stephen Law
Greg Smith – Book review: Philosophy Gym by Stephen Law

Volume 12 – Number 2. November 2004

Susan T. Gardner – Interactive Reasoning: the Road to Freedom
Pauline Enright – Self, Philosophy, and the Community of Inquiry
Jennifer Bleazby – Practicality in Philosophy for Children
Leif Larsen – Not in My Classroom: A Response to the Values Education Study
Greg Smith – Bytes of Wisdom for Postmodern Kids
Sarah Davey – Book review: Connecting Concepts by Clinton Golding

Volume 13 – Numbers 1 & 2. May/Nov 2005

Carol Collins & Sue Knight – Cultivating reason giving: an alternative paradigm
Julie Dawid – A report into the effects of a project using storytelling and the community of inquiry in six primary schools
Gilbert Burgh – Reason, feminism and philosophical education
Felicity Haynes – What good is philosophy for children?
Tace Vigilante – Effective anti-racism education in Australian schools: the need for philosophical inquiry in teacher education
Oscar Brenifier – A quick glance at the Lipman method: reflections on a conference
Greg Smith – Practical thinking on bigger ideas
Greg Smith – Book Review. Thinking Lessons: Creative & Critical Thinking for the Middle Years by John Langrehr
Vanya Kovach – FAPSA in New Zealand: Chair’s report 2004-5
Sarah Davey – Book review: Connecting Concepts by Clinton Golding

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Volume 14 – Number 1. May 2006

Clinton Golding – What is Philosophy in Schools?
Stephan Millett – Philosophy in Upper Secondary School: An example from Western Australia
Philip Cam – Philosophy and the School Curriculum: Some general remarks
Gary Stokes – Exploring the Benefits of an Inquiry-based Intervention Approach for Children with Learning Difficulties
Greg Smith – Report: Seventy Minutes on Fairness: An account of a recent year 9 community of inquiry
Greg Smith – The Wisdom of Crowds by James Surowiecki

Volume 14 – Number 2. December 2006

Laurance J. Splitter – Philosophy in a crowded curriculum
Laurance J. Splitter – Training teachers to “teach” Philosophy for Children
Sue Knight & Carol Collins – The Australian Values Education Framework: no justification required?
Peter G. Woolcock – Using class rules to teach values
Yip Meng Fai, Dennis Au Seh Hon & Quek Choon Lang – Analysing my student’s face-to-face philosophy classroom discussions: an exploratory study
Felicity Haynes – On the possibility of philosophical pigs
Clinton Golding – Inquiry is thinking is democracy

Volume 15 – Number 1. May 2007

Ann Margaret Sharp – The Classroom Community of Inquiry as Ritual: How we can Cultivate Wisdom
Mor Yorshansky – Democratic Education and the Concept of Power
Clinton Golding – Types of Philosophical Questions
Nimet Kucuk – Teaching Philosophy and Philosophy Clubs
Junnine Thomas-Williams – The ‘Philosophy 4 Children With Children Conference’, Wales, March 2007
Kylie Sturgess – Myth-busting with Skepticism: Innovations in Year 10 English (The 2006 ‘Western Australian Skeptics Awards’)
Emmanuel Skoutas – Book Review: The Well of Being: Childhood, Subjectivity and Education, by David Kennedy

Volume 15 – Number 2. November 2007

Mark Freakley – Ethics Education with Pre-Service Teachers
Susan Wilks & Greg Missingham – ‘I think I will never have no questions’: Thinking about thinking about design
Laura D’Olimpio – Critical Perspectivism and Engaging with Mass Art/Media
Ron Laura & Amy Chapman – Educational Compuphilia: The new assault on mental health in schools
Sue Knight – Maggie and the Pirate: What role do circumstances play in judging moral rightness and wrongness?
Isobel Wightman – A Philosophical Community of Inquiry at Bega High School, NSW
Greg Smith – Finding Fairness in Respect, Deservedness and Rule-Following: An experience of a community of inquiry in an adult ELICOS setting
Ho Wah Kam – The Experience of Philosophy for Children in Southeast Asia
Tim Sprod – Book Review: Thinking about Picture Books: A guide to thoughtful discussion (Part 1 and 2), by Anne-Maree Olley

Volume 16 – Issue 2 – November 2008

Claire Cassidy – Philosophical Citizens – A Contradiction in Terms?
Alan Barnes, Sabry Abd-El-Fattah, Margaret Chandler & Gregory C R Yates – New Age Beliefs Among Teacher Education Students
Yip Meng Fai, Quek Choon Lang & Tan Seng Chee – eP4C: Using Technology to Support Community of Inquiry
Verity Bruce, Sue Knight & Alan Barnes – Community of Ethical Inquiry, Concept Mapping and an Interactive Whiteboard
Carol Collins – A Review of Philosophy for Children on the Web: An Exciting but Cautionary Tale
Megan Laverty – Book Review: Values Education in Schools: A Resource Book for Student Inquiry, by Mark Freakley, Gilbert Burgh and Lyne Tilt MacSporran

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