Document Type : Research Paper



Teaching philosophy to children is an important and new discipline in the contemporary world. This article along with a comparative study explains the aims of teaching philosophy to children in different countries such as USA, Argentina, England, Australia, France, and Denmark. The results of this survey make clear the aims of those countries and show the difference and similarity between their intentions and purposes. All of them have common grounds in developing thought and argumentation, improving education, and spreading critical thought; however the advancement of children's democratic tendencies only belongs to the countries like as USA.