Marietta McCarty

For more than 15 years Marietta McCarty has brought philosophy to children in rural, suburban, and city schools in the central Virginia area as well as schools around the U.S. Her “Philosophy in the Third Grade" program is nationally acclaimed, and she lectures and gives demonstrations around the country on the program. McCarty’s previous children's philosophy programs include her Summer Program for Inner City Children staffed by her college philosophy students, and her work with the Peabody School for Gifted Children in Charlottesville. McCarty has published many articles in scholarly journals and books, two of which appeared in The Journal, a national magazine published by the American Association of Community Colleges.