Matthew Lipman, NOÛS, Making  a decision. Novel and manual.

Nous follows Pixie in Matthew Lipman’s series of philosophical novels for children. The story is realistic and mysterious at the same time. For Lipman, to be able to take good decisions as a child saves democracy, thanks to a lucid and responsible citizenship. He treats very current problems : among them, the relationship with nature and animals, solidarity, recognition of the other, intergenerational dialogue, imagination and creativity. The book shows an example of a well-conducted moral education. This translation (311 pages), published by Peter Lang contains the novel (113 pages) and the manual.