Dr Stephen Law

Former postman turned philosopher, Stephen Law left school without A Levels and entered university as a mature student. He holds BPhil and DPHIL degrees from the University of Oxford where he was also a full stipendiary research fellow for three years. He now researches and publishes in philosophy of religion but is probably best known for his popular books, including philosophy books for children.

Related Sessions
Thursday 2 October 2014, 18.30 Liverpool Athenaeum, 18 Church Alley, L1 3DD (opposite The Bluecoat Gallery entrance)


The War for Children’s Minds (Routledge, 2007)

Philip Pullman said: ‘Should be read by every parent, every teacher, and every politician.’

Other books include:
The complete {Philosophy Files (for kids)

Believing Bullshit

The Philosophy Gym: 25 Adventures in thinking



Goodbye Mr Chips: can research tell teachers how to teach?

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Exeter University student

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