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Iride è caduta nel pozzo (Iride fell down the Well)

Iride è caduta nel pozzo (Iride fell down the Well)

Philosophy… What a strange word.What does it mean? It sounds complicated, grown-up stuff. And yet philosophy is born from the capacity to wonder, nourished by curiosity, the absence of prejudices and constant questions. And, as we know, children have a lot of questions!

Here is Iride, eight years old and thousands of doubts running through her head. But who will have the right answers? The philosopher Giaime accompanies her on a walk through philosophy. Iride will have the chance to meet Heraclitus, Parmenides, Socrates, Plato and above all Thales, who is so focused on observing the stars in search of answers that he accidentally falls into a well! And so that well becomes the symbol of curiosity, the only way to knowledge.

A book that pays tribute to children’s curiosity.

Illustrated by Valeria de Caterini

Genre: Narrative

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Year of publication: 2020

Published in: Sesto San Giovanni (MI)

Number of pages: 164

Price: 13,50

ISBN: 9788831426077

Foreign rights manager: Cinzia Seccamani, Find Out Team

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Iride è caduta nel pozzo (Iride fell down the Well)

Nicola Zippel

Nicola Zippel teaches history and philosophy in high schools. After graduating in Philosophy from the Sapienza University of Rome, he taught philosophy in various universities and primary schools. In several primary schools in Rome, he coordinates the philosophy project ‘L’alba della meraviglia’ (The dawn of wonder) for elementary school. Iride è caduta nel pozzo is the first in a series of books resulting from this project.