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Laura and Paul

Catherine C. McCall

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ISBN 10: 1425105807 / ISBN 13: 9781425105808
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110 pages. Dimensions: 9.8in. x 6.8in. x 0.5in.Laura and Paul makes the ideas of great philosophers accessible to children of all ages in a story about two children which stimulates thinking, creativity and wonder. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9781425105808

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Title: Laura and Paul

Publisher: Trafford Publishing

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Laura and Paul makes the ideas of great philosophers accessible to children of all ages in a story about two children which stimulates thinking, creativity and wonder.

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Dr. McCall is a world-renowned specialist in practical philosophy and children's philosophical thinking who has featured in numerous press articles, TV and radio programmes in the UK and internationally since 1988. The author of five philosophical novels for children and adults: Laura and Paul, Changes, Exhibitions, Ken and Gelt and John's Story, Dr. McCall is President of Stichting SOPHIA: The European Foundation for doing Philosophy with Children, Director of EPIC and Philosophy Consultant for Departments of Education internationally. Initially trained as a philosopher and a psychologist, Dr. McCall spent 4 years working in theatre in the West End of London as a carpenter, lighting designer, technical stage manager, playwright and director before returning to academic life help pioneer practical philosophy in the UK. Whilst working as a Professor in Montclair USA, she introduced Philosophy for Children , Nelson's Socratic Method and Philosophical Inquiry to the UK, France and Spain through a series of International Training Workshops over 1985- 86 In 1990 the BBC documentary "Socrates for Six year olds" featuring Dr. McCall's Philosophical Inquiry method with young children and Prof. Lipman's P4C method with teenagers in the USA was broadcast in the UK USA and other countries. The documentary became the inspiration for a generation of Philosophy for children practitioners. In 1991 Dr. McCall created the postgraduate M.Phil. and PhD. degree courses in Philosophical Inquiry (PI) at the University of Glasgow. A Consultant with Education Authorities, businesses and NHS Health Trusts, she currently trains UK Philosophy for Children teacher-trainers, teaches PI at the University of Strathclyde and writes philosophical novels.

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