The Experience of starting a Philosophical practice Programs in Knin, Philosophy with Children and Philosophical Café

Spomenka Martić
2019 In Medias Res  
During 2018 we started with two programs in Knin. One was a philosophy program with children as part of the project "Reading for Children" and another program of the "Philosophical cafe". Both projects were funded from the state budget, the Ministry of Culture and the City of Knin. In the program of philosophy with children, we had the intention, in accordance with the program of the funded projects, to encourage reading practice among the youngest age groups. Therefore, we have directed the
more » ... ave directed the method of philosophy with children in the direction of promoting reading using methods of developing critical and creative thinking. All workshops included talking with children about philosophical topics such as time, freedom, friendship, love, knowledge, existence, space, life, etc. The "Philosophical café" was organized with the support of a café A3, the National Library and the NGO Atribut. Financially we were also supported by NP Krka. It is held once a month where citizens can freely express their views on the topic.
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