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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Education of John Dewey.
New York : Columbia University Press, ©2002
|Named Person:||John Dewey; John Dewey|
|Material Type:||Biography, Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
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|Description:||1 online resource (ix, 562 pages) : illustrations|
|Contents:||Cover; Half title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Epigraph; Book I. Emergence; Childhood; The Christian Influence; The Beginning of John Dewey's Education; A Career in Teaching?; A Career in Philosophy?; Dewey's Philosophic Influences; Becoming a Philosopher; Finding Both a Philosophic Niche and a Job; Dewey in Love; Dewey's Philosophy Expands; Dewey's Reputation Builds; Fred Dewey; To Minnesota and Back to Michigan; Writing About Ethics; A Utopian Deception; Family Life; Harper and the University of Chicago; Book II. Experience; Wealth and Poverty; Evelyn Dewey. Another Kind of EducationMorris Dewey; Overworking at the University of Chicago; More Publications; Progressive Education; The Lab School; Resignation; Lucy Dewey; Jane Dewey; Columbia Comes to the Rescue; Back to Europe; Starting Over; The Gorky Affair; Five Arcs of Activities; More Publications; Dewey's Teaching Style; War; New Restrictions; The Aftermath; The Polish Project; Alexander's Influence on Dewey; A Philadelphia Story; Dewey's Interest in Poland; Illustrations; Book III. Engagement; Alice's Depression; On to Japan; China and "New Culture"; No League and No War; Sabino Dewey. Idealism CorruptedNow to Turkey; Then to Mexico; Losing Alice; Dewey Among the Soviets; Three More Books; The Gifford Lectures; Enjoying Life Again; Dewey Turns Seventy; The Stock Market Crash and Its Aftermath; Dewey's Political Philosophy; Dewey's Interest in the Arts; The Last Educational Mission; Leon Trotsky; Dewey's Logic; Dewey and Valuation; Dewey's Eightieth Birthday Celebration; Education and Freedom; Bertrand Russell; More Controversies; Further Views on Education; After the War; John and Roberta; The Last Birthday Celebration; The End; Last Words; Acknowledgments; Notes; Index.|
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,