Video - Øyvind Olsholt at TEDx Transmedia 2012 - ‘Rethinking Entertainment: Philosophy As Evocative Fun’


Øyvind Olsholt is a Norwegian kids’ philosopher. He has worked in the field of philosophy for children since 1997. In 2000, he co-founded Children and Youth Philosophers ( and has since participated in a number of philosophy projects for kindergartens, schools and museums. He has arranged philosophical summer camps for children and a weekly philosophy club for children.

He is co-author of the books Philosophy in School (1999) and Philosophical Dialogues in Kindergarten (2008).

At TEDx Transmedia, Øyvind argued that philosophical practice could provide a means to ‘rethink entertainment.’