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A Sneetch is a Sneetch and Other Philosophical Discoveries: Finding Wisdom in Children's Literature Hardcover – 16 Apr 2013

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“This is a great resource for those interested in pre–college philosophy and in elementary education, and for parents generally.  It also will be useful to upper–level philosophy and education students looking for novel approaches within their disciplines.  Summing Up: Highly recommended.  Lower–level undergraduates and above; general readers.”  (Choice, 1 November 2013)

"Filled with humor and keen insights, A Sneetch is a Sneetch and other Philosophical Discoveries is essential reading for anyone with an interest in philosophy or children′s literature – and by anyone, I mean anyone – from the mom or dad looking for something interesting to read to their toddler, to writers of every ilk, and yes, even full fledge, academically inclined philosophers. Happy pondering!!."  (History in Review, 3 June 2013)

About the Author

Thomas E. Wartenberg is Professor of Philosophy at Mount Holyoke College, USA. He founded the Teaching Children Philosophy program, which won the 2011 APA/PDC Prize for Excellence and Innovation in Philosophy Programs. Its website, www.teachingchildrenphilosophy.org, receives tens of thousands of visits monthly. Professor Wartenberg’s 13 books as author or editor include Big Ideas for Little Kids: Teaching Philosophy through Children’s Literature (2009), Existentialism: A Beginner’s Guide (2008), and The Philosophy of Film: Introductory Text and Readings (Wiley–Blackwell, 2005), which he co–edited with Angela Curran. He has been awarded Senior Fulbright Fellowships to Germany and New Zealand, as well as a National Endowment for the Humanities Research Fellowship. He has also directed two National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Seminars for School Teachers.

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