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The education of John Dewey : a biography

Author: Jay Martin
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Based on original sources, this book tells the full story of the life and times of the eminent American philosopher, pragmatist, education reformer, and man of letters, John Dewey. During his lifetime (1859-1952), he was regarded by poll after poll as one of the ten most important thinkers in American history. His philosophy, Pragmatism, has been the distinctive American philosophy during the last fifty years. His  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographies
Named Person: John Dewey; John Dewey; John Dewey; John Dewey
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jay Martin
ISBN: 0231116764 9780231116763
OCLC Number: 50149706
Description: ix, 562 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Book I Emergence 1 --
Book II Experience 145 --
Book III Engagement 301.
Responsibility: Jay Martin.

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During John Dewey's lifetime (1859-1952), one public opinion poll after another revealed that he was esteemed to be one of the ten important thinkers in American history. This book recaptures the  Read more...

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Martin's biography is a good, well-paced read. -- Richard Rorty New York Times Book Review This will be the new standard biography of the great reformer's life. -- Gilbert Taylor Booklist Sturdy, Read more...

 
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