One of the graduate students who led a discussion section for last semester's New School history course was part of a team of philosophy students who met with children recently at the Brookly Public Library. A writer for The New Yorker listened in:
You can find the article here. (Reminds me of that time when....)
Lemelin attempted to move the discussion forward conceptually. “Do you think I’m the same as I was when I was your age?” he asked.
“You didn’t do phafosity—whatever it’s called—when you were younger,” a boy said.
“When you were younger, you didn’t like mushrooms, and now you do,” someone offered.
“Does liking mushrooms make me who I am?” Lemelin asked. “What makes me me?”
“Look it up,” one boy replied.