Book Review: Philosophy and Childhood: Critical Perspectives and Affirmative Practices

  • Richard Morehouse


Introduction: The first bit of context for this fascinating work is that it unfolds before the reader in a subtle and intimate manner. For example, the chapter headings do not foreshadow the depth of content or method of the book, as they often do in other works. On the other hand, after reading the entire book thoroughly and reflecting back, perhaps something of the books’ extraordinary depth does begin to reveal itself in the way it’s put together. Let’s begin with the following quote.