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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.

2019 Philosophy Slam Topic:

Hate or Love: Which has a greater impact on society?


May 14th News: Kids Philosophy Slam entries are currently being reviewed. Winners in all grade levels will be posted on Monday, June 3rd.

For complete rules and guidelines for 2019 participation click here.

The Philosopher of the Week is Socrates.


"The 2018 Most Philosophical Student in America" was Ashwin Pillai of California. For a complete list of 2018 winners in all grade levels click here.


 If you would like to be on our mailing list, please email 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 $2,500 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 May 14, 2019 5:59 AM