Project High-Phi supports philosophical education in America’s high schools. It was born in 2008 at the University of Virginia, and has been supported by U.Va.’s Teaching Resource Center, by the Squire Family Foundation, and by the National Endowment for the Humanities. It is led by Professor Mitchell Green, who teaches in the Department of Philosophy at U.Va.Second Annual High-Phi Essay Contest
The 2012 High-Phi Essay Contest, open to all American high school students, is now complete and winners have been announced. Congratulations to Ryan Teehan, James Blood, and Noah Fitzgerald!The High-Phi Forum
Philosophy is not just for specialists. The High-Phi Forum publishes original, accessible articles by teachers, students and college faculty on topics that concern any reflective person. Click the image above to view articles.NEH Seminar
The Epic Questions Institute aims to support the teaching of philosophy in American high schools by means of a three-week, intensive exposure to some of the main topics within the field.Socratic Method Online (coming soon..)
‘SMO’ helps you explore philosophical problems by challenging your cherished views. Select a topic from one of many (right and wrong, free will, personal identity, mind and matter, etc.) to get controversial!Internship Opportunities
Philosophy 2000, Internship in Philosophy, enables University of Virginia undergraduates to intern with Charlottesville-area high school teachers to help them incorporate philosophy into their curricula.The Ideal School Foundation
The ISF serves as a network for pioneers of philosophy-based high schools. Click the image above to learn more.
supporting philosophical inquiry in American high schools