We Need to Start Teaching Philosophy in Schools

The capacity for deep reflection may be a very important skill to teach for the 21st century. Maybe even the most important one.

Teaching philosophy is a necessity in our schools.
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I am sure that I am not the only educator concerned about the state of our world. There is no shortage of crises that humanity is facing and will face. This demands radical new approaches to our methods. But that is not enough. Teaching philosophy in our schools is another necessity. Let me elaborate.

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I am from Germany but have spent more than half of my life in Denmark, and other places abroad. I have a background in teaching, both youngsters and adults. I am interested in a wide field of things, which I love to teach and write about. Sustainability, technology, politics, social change, and mental health are just some examples.

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