Philosophy in Christian Schools

Sean Riley June 10, 2013

Presented at:
SCL Conference 2013


We will investigate the benefits of making philosophy a core subject in 21st century Christian schools and discuss curricula and pedagogical approaches that work with high school students.


Pedagogy Philosophy Upper School


Sean Riley
Sean A. Riley, PhD serves as Academic Dean at The Stony Brook School, a Christian boarding and day school on Long Island. He earned his PhD in philosophy from Baylor University. At The Stony Brook School, Sean has taught courses in history, English, Bible, and philosophy, coached football, tennis, and the Ethics Bowl team, and served as a dorm dad. He lives in Stony Brook with his wife, Emily, and his four children, Aidan, Liam, Honora, and Quinn.

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