Who is Harry Stottlemeier Anyway?

  • Bruce Burnes


Introduction: The comment was made by a fifth grade child who had just completed a year's work in a unique program called Harry Stottlemeier's Discovery. The program is published and distributed by the Institute for Advancement of Philosophy for Children and is written about and for elementary school children. The program content includes a variety of issues from philosophy and at the same time, using those issues, it also concentrates on teaching children how to think more critically by utilizing a variety of philosophical issues as its course content.