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Print Resources
For Students

Kolak, Daniel, and Raymond Martin, eds. The Experience of Philosophy. 5th ed. Pacific Grove, Calif.: Wadsworth Publishing Co., 2001.

Osborne, Richard. Philosophy for Beginners. Writers and Readers Documentary Comic Book. London: Writers and Readers, 1993.

Russell, Bertrand. A History of Western Philosophy. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1945.

Swift, Adam. Political Philosophy: A Beginners' Guide for Students and Politicians. Cambridge, England: Polity Press, 2001.

For Teachers

Evans, Ronald W., and David Warren Saxe, eds. Handbook on Teaching Social Issues. National Council for the Social Studies Bulletin 93. Washington, D.C.: National Council for the Social Studies, 1996.

Kimble, C. The Impact of Technology on Learning: Making Sense of the Research [Policy Brief]. Aurora, Colo.: Midcontinent Regional Educational Library, 1999.

Magee, Bryan. The Story of Philosophy. New York: DK Publishing, 2001.

Related Web Sites
For Students

Department of Philosophy at Johns Hopkins University
On this site, Johns Hopkins' philosophy resources are organized into three sections: guides and indexes, encyclopedias and databases, and organizations.

Philosophy Pages
This site specializes in the history of Western philosophical thought and features links, definitions, and study guides for students.

Philosophy Resources on the Internet
The Classroom Resources section of Epistemelinks.com connects students and teachers to hundreds of online resources on philosophy and related topics.

Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy
Continuously updated, the Stanford Encyclopedia provides definitions and usages of philosophical expressions

For Teachers

Critical Thinking Consortium
This site provides an educators' forum on facilitating student reasoning and offers critical thinking standards and lesson plans.

Socratic Seminar
This article addresses inquiry-based teaching models and encourages teachers to use the Socratic method in the classroom.

Teaching Strategies
The Teaching Through Questioning site features articles, video samples, and teaching tools for educators interested in inquiry-based learning.

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