Santiago Outón de la Garza is the Academic Director of Big Thinkers. He studied philosophy and bioethics and was a founding member of the Bioethics Program at the National University of Mexico. He has over 16 years of experience in Philosophy for/with Children and is currently focusing on teacher education in P4wC as well as middle school children. His philosophical areas of interest are animal ethics, environmental ethics and the community of inquiry. He has also authored philosophical stories to use in community of inquiry sessions.
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Pablo Muruzábal Lamberti is a primary and secondary school philosophy teacher, and PhD candidate at the University of Amsterdam. His project is best summarised as an intercultural philosophical investigation into ‘philosophical listening’, which purpose is to contribute to a more balanced and comprehensive understanding of dialogue and listening in philosophy education. In addition, he is in the process of writing a book (in Dutch) on warrior philosophy in Japan and the western Ancient world, which will be published in 2021. Pablo is an independent lecturer in Amsterdam, developing and teaching courses on the philosophy of music, stoicism, Nietzsche and Eastern philosophy.
Dr. Maughn Rollins Gregory is professor of educational foundations at Montclair State University, where he succeeded Matthew Lipman as the director of the Institute for the Advancement of Philosophy for Children in 2001. He holds a JD as well as a PhD in philosophy. He is co-editor of the Routledge International Handbook of Philosophy for Children (Routledge, 2016) and the Philosophy for Children Founders series with Routledge.