Answering life's big questions for little children, This Board book explains Descartes' Beliefs about imagination and empathy in a simple, accessible way. Even little children can become philosophers by asking big questions about the world around them. Descartes believed that the ability to imagine is what makes us our true selves. In imagination with Descartes, this idea is explained for the youngest thinkers, from the uniqueness of imagination to understanding other people's point of view. This book will inspire little ones to have exciting thoughts and conversations about these big ideas. 'A philosopher is a person who loves wisdom. Wisdom means knowing things that help you live better and be happy.'.
About the Author
Duane Armitage received his Ph.D from The New School for Social Research (2012), his M.A. from Boston College (2007), and his B.A. from the University of Scranton (2005). Dr. Armitage's research interests include Continental Philosophy, Existentialism, and Philosophy of Religion.
Maureen was the McAuliffe Fellow for WA State in 2000. She is a poet, novelist and teacher, and enjoys presenting to students and adults. Maureen works with teachers to tailor workshops to specific writing goals. She is also a frequent presenter at writing conferences.
Robin is a freelance illustrator and creative director who specializes in designing and developing content and products for children and their parents. She has been working in the design field since 1995, when she graduated from Yale University with a B.A. in Art. She lives in Brooklyn with her husband and daughter.