Experience and Education
By (author) John Dewey
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Experience and Education by John Dewey
Book DescriptionExperience and Educationis the best concise statement on education ever published by John Dewey, the man acknowledged to be the pre-eminent educational theorist of the twentieth century. Written more than two decades after Democracy and Education(Dewey's most comprehensive statement of his position in educational philosophy), this book demonstrates how Dewey reformulated his ideas as a result of his intervening experience with the progressive schools and in the light of the criticisms his theories had received. Analysing both "traditional" and "progressive" education, Dr. Dewey here insists that neither the old nor the new education is adequate and that each is miseducative because neither of them applies the principles of a carefully developed philosophy of experience. Many pages of this volume illustrate Dr. Dewey's ideas for a philosophy of experience and its relation to education. He particularly urges that all teachers and educators looking for a new movement in education should think in terms of the deeped and larger issues of education rather than in terms of some divisive "ism" about education, even such an "ism" as "progressivism." His philosophy, here expressed in its most essential, most readable form, predicates an American educational system that respects all sources of experience, on that offers a true learning situation that is both historical and social, both orderly and dynamic.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780684838281
(177mm x 106mm x 7mm)
Imprint: Pocket Books
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Publish Date: 1-Jan-1997
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author John Dewey
Democracy and Education, Paperback / softback (November 2016)
"Democracy and Education" is a statement of the ideas implied in a democratic society and the application of these ideas to the problem of the enterprise of education. This 100th anniversary edition contains a new introduction, an afterword exploring Dewey's impact on education, and a chapter-by-chapter list of study questions for classroom use.
Common Faith, Paperback (September 2013)View all books by John Dewey
In A Common Faith, eminent American philosopher John Dewey calls for the "emancipation of the true religious quality" from the heritage of dogmatism and supernaturalism that he believes characterizes historical religions. This book contextualizes the text for students by providing an overview of Dewey and his philosophy, and reactions to the text.
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Author Biography - John Dewey
John Dewey, philosopher and social critic, was the author of more than twenty books. He was a professor at Columbia University and a writer for The New Republic. He died in 1952.
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