EDFD 815: Philosophy for Children and Philosophy of Mind
This course explores a range of advanced topics in which the philosophy of mind and the philosophy of psychology intersect with Philosophy for Children. It deals with psychological concepts and theories of mind and mental formation that have a significant influence on Philosophy for Children. It investigates mind as both a natural and a social formation. It examines everyday thinking about human psychology and its relation to children's developing knowledge of mind. It relates philosophical theories of self and self-knowledge to materials and methods in Philosophy for Children. And it examines theories of creative thinking for potential insight into productive thinking in the Community of Inquiry. 3 hours lecture.
Prerequisites: Matriculation in Ed.D.in Pedagogy.