One day Harry finds himself giving the wrong answer in his middle school science class and wonders: where did I go wrong? This question leads Harry and his classmates to think about the nature of thinking, inquiry and knowledge. With the help of their teacher, Harry and his classmates discover rules of formal and informal logic, relational logic and hypothetical thinking as tools to help them understand themselves and their world. This novel explores the concepts of: education, mind, rights, religion, art, cause and effect, causes and reasons, and fallibilism. Adults with a background in philosophy will easily recognize the perennial philosophical issues raised in the story. However, no such background is necessary for young people or adults to enjoy this thought-provoking novel which offers several models for reasonable dialogue. Grade Range: 4-7. Target Grades: 5-6.
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Descrizione libro First Mountain Foundation, 1985. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria P110916834069
Descrizione libro First Mountain Foundation, 1985. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria DADAX0916834069