IAPC Academic Conferences

For over forty years the IAPC has convened numerous academic conferences and published the conference proceedings.  The IAPC has twice hosted the biennial conference of the North American Association for Community of Inquiry, and since 2008 the IAPC has convened a symposium at the American Philosophical Association Eastern Division Annual Meeting.

 June 17-20, 2016: 12th Biennial Conference of the North American Association for Community Inquiry (NAACI)
January 7, 2016: "Cultural and Linguistic Diversity in Young People's Philosophical Inquiry"
  • Venue: 112th Annual Meeting of the American Philosophical Association at the Washington Marriott Wardman Park in Washington, D.C.
  • Chairs: Dr. Ching-Ching Lin and Dr. Lavina Vivian Sequeira
  • Program: (Click here to open)
  • Published Proceedings: TBA
December 28-29, 2014: “Philosophy of Childhood: Exploring the Boundaries”
December 29, 2013: “The Philosophical Novel for Children: History, Theory and Prospects”
December 28, 2011: "John Dewey and the Child as Philosopher"
December 30, 2010: “Pre-College Ethics Education”
December 29, 2009: “Philosophy, Education and the Care of the Self”
  • Venue: American Philosophical Association, Eastern Division 106th Annual Meeting, New York Marriott Marquis, Manhattan
  • Chairs: Dr. Megan Laverty & Dr. Maughn Gregory
  • Program: (Click Here to Open)
  • Published Proceedings: Gregory, M. & Laverty, M. (Eds.). (2010). Philosophy, education and the care of the self[Special issue]. Thinking: The Journal of Philosophy for Children, 19(4).  
December 27-30, 2008: “Philosophy for, with and of Children”
November 8-11, 2004: IAPC Anniversary Conference
  • Venue: St. Marguerite’s Retreat House, Mendham, New Jersey
  • Chair: Maughn Gregory
June 12-15, 2002: “Community of Inquiry in the Disciplines”
  • Venue: North American Association for Community of Inquiry Bi-Annual Conference, Montclair State University
  • Chair: Maughn Gregory
  • Published Proceedings: Thinking: The Journal of Philosophy for Children
1987: “Philosophy, Literacy and the Teaching of Thinking”
  • Venue: Montclair State College
  • Chair: Matthew Lipman
October 28, 1975: “Equality of Intellectual Opportunity”
November 8, 1973: “Conference on Pre-College Philosophy”