This week, three ways to give your P4C a boost from September, and a question from the news – has Google’s AI chatbot developed thoughts and feelings of its own – and what would that mean for humanity? Get Philoso-fit for September! Has P4C at your school become rusty over the pandemic? We’re receiving lots…

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For the last class in our World Philosophy Tour of online classes at www.p4he.org we’ve been using the stories of Nasreddin Hodja stories – a “wise fool” character from Turkish folktales. There are hundreds of these stories. Some are short, almost just jokes – but there’s often a logical trick or some clever ambiguity about them, for…

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This week, a story from West Africa about the spider trickster character Anansi. You can find a nice telling of it at www.storymuseum.org.uk, an absolute treasure trove of stories. In the story, Anansi tricks Chameleon and the village chief into gaining a field full of crops, but god and Chameleon put Anansi in his place with…

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