Philosophy for children, not a child's philosophy

While wondering where all the philosophy books for children have gone to, I came across a mini-review in the Book section of the Saturday Wall Street Journal of "Wise Guy: The Life and Philosophy of Socrates."

The book introduces youngsters to Socratic method, which does not, the Journal acidly says in a shot at the publisher's introduction, boil down to "kiddies, question authority."

According to the review, two separate age-group texts run in parallel throughout the book. One is for parents to read to children, the other passages target young adults. This suits me just fine. I'm all for the application of logic in discovery.

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Wayne

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