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How Teaching Should Matter

by Steven M. Cahn Like other academics, philosophers pay lip service to the importance of teaching, but as a recent report published in Teaching Philosophy...
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Philosophy with School Teachers

by Thomas Wartenberg Beginning in 2010, I have led a number of Summer Seminars for School Teachers on Existentialism sponsored by the National Endowment for...
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The Teaching Workshop: Teaching Abortion

Welcome again to The Teaching Workshop, where your questions related to pedagogy are answered. Each post features questions submitted by readers with answers from...

New Prize for Excellence in Philosophy Teaching

The American Philosophical Association (APA), the American Association of Philosophy Teachers (AAPT), and the Teaching Philosophy Association (TPA) are pleased to announce the establishment...
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The Teaching Workshop: Experiments in Grading

Another thing we can do to improve our pedagogy, along with reflecting on our failures, is to experiment. So, for this installment of the...
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Non-Canonical Texts and Teaching the History of Modern Philosophy: Why We Might as Well...

by Kristopher G. Phillips In my previous post, I made a case for abandoning the survey approach to the teaching of modern philosophy. In place...
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Non-Canonical Texts and Teaching the History of Modern Philosophy: Why We Might as Well...

by Kristopher G. Phillips There has been significant discussion of late regarding the importance of expanding the canon when discussing the early modern period. (See...
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The Teaching Workshop: Gina Schouten on Preparing to Trust One’s Judgment

One of the best things we can do to improve our pedagogy is share and think seriously about our teaching failures--our missteps, our lost...
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The Job Market: Teaching Demonstration

Many colleges and universities have their final round of candidates come to campus for various meetings, interviews, and presentations. One of the most underdiscussed...
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The Real Question Is, ‘Why Not Pre-College Philosophy?’

by Michael D. Burroughs Over the past decade I’ve attended and/or presented at many conferences, both academic and professional, on issues in pre-college philosophy, or,...