Cultivating conceptual questions: A guide.
Updated: Jul 21, 2020
“What colour was Theseus’s ship?”
“Does Locke’s prisoner have an Xbox?”
“Were there sprinkles on the donut?”
These questions are likely familiar to anyone who has attempted to run a philosophy session with primary school children – but how do you guide the discussion to more conceptual questions?
Writing for the Australian Curriculum Studies Association, PhD student Rosie Scholl explains how the ‘Question Quadrant’ technique can help.