The need to instil philosophical thinking in children is supported by the phrase ‘catch them young’. Children do have inquisitive mind which is one of the bulks philosophers are made. To harness this virtue through the introduction of philosophy at the basic education levels will be a great milestone in the quest for human development and environmental protection and sustainability. Thus this paper believes that such will equip the future leaders with critical thinking tools necessary in a fast and dynamic society faced with serious climate change challenges.
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Nneji, B. Childhood philosophy: a CASE for environmental ethics at basic education in Nigeria (Africa). International Journal of Ethics Education 5, 197–210 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1007/s40889-020-00096-x
- Environmental ethics
- Childhood philosophy