President Michael D Higgins and his wife Sabina hosted a reception in Aras an Uachtarain for Philosophy Ireland on Saturday. Photograph: Julien Behal/Maxwells

Teaching philosophy in schools, and promoting it in society, is urgently needed to enable citizens “to discriminate between truthful language and illu(...)

‘Philosophy is a powerful preparation for the journey upon which young people will embark’, Sabina Higgins told the launch of Philosophy Ireland at City Assembly House, South William Street, Dublin.

Teaching philosophy in schools is essential to prepare children for modern life, Sabina Higgins has said at the launch of a new organisation aimed at (...)