To further deepen the study of Philosophy for Children as a philosophical area. To understand the philosophical and educational program of Philosophy for Children, from its origins to its various current models. To promote the role of the educator in a community of philosophical inquiry as a facilitator modelling the philosophical discourse and introducing the conceptual tools necessary to the dialogic activity of the group. Establish a link between Philosophy for Children and the areas of Literature for Children and Artistic Expressions, as potential stimuli to build philosophical dialogue in the community of philosophical inquiry. To understand Philosophy for Children as a philosophical and an educational proposal for a citizenship model, committed and responsible, with impact on the integral formation of the human being. To develop an independent and original academic research in the philosophical field of Philosophy for Children.
To understand the assumptions underlying the different approaches to Philosophy for Children. To recognize the role of Philosophy for Children in cognitive, affective and social development of human beings. To identify the relevance of multidimensional thinking (critical, creative and caring). To acquire the methodological tools of philosophical reflection for specific training in Philosophy for Children. To develop specific skills of facilitating a rigorous philosophical dialogue with children. To develop collaborative learning using synchronous and asynchronous technologies, and integrating the acquired knowledge in professional practice. To develop an independent and original academic research in Philosophy for Children.
May apply for the master's degree: a) Degree holders or legally equivalent qualifications, in the areas of Portuguese philosophy and culture, philosophy, basic education, childhood education, psychology, as well as in areas related to education and social intervention with children and young people; b) Holders of a school, scientific or professional curriculum that is recognized by the scientific council as attesting to the ability to carry out the master's degree.
Despite not assuming a professional nature, the Master's course aims to provide professionals already trained with the philosophical-educational tools necessary to promote an active attitude in the processes of training children and young people. In this context, it is addressed to a wide range of professionals, allowing an alternative approach to traditional teaching-learning processes and promoting an effective monitoring of the practice of philosophical thinking with groups of children.
Full-time attendance, presence required in after-work schedule
|0201432||Arts and Literature for Children||1st year||1st semester|
|0201473||Fundamental Themes of Philosophy||1st year||1st semester|
|0201453||Philosophy for Children I||1st year||1st semester|
|0201476||Philosophy for Children: Genesis and Development||1st year||1st semester|
|0201474||Philosophical Texts||1st year||2nd semester|
|0201486||Philosophy for Children II||1st year||2nd semester|
|0201484||Philosophy for Children: Current and Prospective||1st year||2nd semester|
|0201471||Value and Sense of Philosophy||1st year||2nd semester|
|0201441||Seminar I||2nd year||1st semester|
|0201489||Dissertation||2nd year||2nd semester|
|0201435||Seminar II||2nd year||2nd semester|