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The Mission of the Kids Philosophy Slam is to give kids a voice and to inspire kids to think by unlocking their intellectual and creative potential through a unique and powerful philosophical forum.

2016 Topic:

Imagination or Knowledge:

Which has a greater impact on society?


November 23rd News:  Welcome back teachers and students! The 2016 Kids Philosophy Slam topic is... Imagination or Knowledge: Which has a greater impact on society? For a complete list of 2016 rules click here.

The Philosopher of the Week is Plato. If you would like to be on our mailing list, please contact us at: thekidsphilosophyslam@gmail.com

The Kids Philosophy Slam is designed to make philosophy accessible and fun for kids of all ages and abilities, to promote a philosophical dialogue between kids and adults, and to promote a greater awareness of philosophy and education in everyday life. Over $3,000 in prizes are available to students & schools. Home school participation as well as international participation is encouraged.

The Kids Philosophy Slam has been featured on: The NBC Today Show, The New York Times, National Public Radio, Christian Science Monitor and TIME Magazine for Kids

Listen to National Public Radio Weekend Edition Saturday, May 6, 2006 - Scott Simon on National Public Radio talks to Ryan Adams, 16, a finalist in the 2006 Kids Philosophy Slam in Washington, D.C.


Updated November 23, 2015 11:15 AM