Rhapsode Metaphor: Understanding the Student-Teacher Relationship in Philosophy for Children

Author/s: Ryan Dougherty, MA
Availability: Open Access
Type: Thesis
Year: 2017
Category: Philosophy

Abstract: This thesis examines some of the different kinds of metaphors employed in our pedagogical practices. By using the Four Pillars of Philosophy for Children, an alternative metaphor for teaching philosophy is put forth as a viable alternative to the traditional options. This is what we can reasonably call the Rhapsode Metaphor.

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