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The essential Dewey

Author: John Dewey; Larry A Hickman; Thomas M Alexander
Publisher: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©1998.
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A benchmark collection of writings by the seminal American philosopher.

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Dewey, John, 1859-1952.
Essential Dewey.
Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©1998
(OCoLC)606983276
Online version:
Dewey, John, 1859-1952.
Essential Dewey.
Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©1998
(OCoLC)607893014
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Dewey; Larry A Hickman; Thomas M Alexander
ISBN: 0253333903 9780253333902 0253211840 9780253211842 0253333911 9780253333919 0253211859 9780253211859
OCLC Number: 38016535
Awards: Winner of A Choice Outstanding Academic Book of 1999.
Description: 2 volumes ; 26 cm
Contents: v. 1. Pragmatism, Education, Democracy --
Dewey In Context --
The Development of American Pragmatism --
From Absolutism to Experimentalism --
What I Believe --
Pragmatic America --
The Pragmatic Acquiescence --
Reconstructing Philosophy --
The Influence of Darwinism on Philosophy --
The Need for a Recovery of Philosophy --
Philosophy and Democracy --
Philosophy and Civilization --
Existence, Value and Criticism (from Experience And Nature) --
Philosophy's Search for the Immutable (from The Quest For Certainty) --
Evolutionary Naturalism --
The Postulate of Immediate Empiricism --
Pure Experience and Reality: A Disclaimer --
Does Reality Possess Practical Character? --
Nature, Life and Body-Mind (from Experience And Nature) --
Nature in Experience --
Anti-Naturalism in Extremis --
Pragmatic Metaphysics --
The Subject-Matter of Metaphysical Inquiry --
Events and the Future --
Appearing and Appearance --
Qualitative Thought --
Context and Thought --
Time and Individuality --
The Aims Of Education --
My Pedagogic Creed --
The Child and the Curriculum --
The Moral Training Given by the School Community (from Moral Principles In Education) --
Aims in Education (from Democracy And Education) --
Natural Development and Social Efficiency as Aims (from Democracy And Education) --
Nationalizing Education --
Education as Engineering --
Education in Relation to Form (from How We Think) --
The Individual, The Community, And Democracy --
Search for the Public (from The Public And Its Problems) --
Search for the Great Community (from The Public And Its Problems) --
The Inclusive Philosophic Idea --
A Critique of American Civilization --
Renascent Liberalism (from Liberalism And Social Action) --
Democracy Is Radical --
Creative Democracy: The Task Before Us --
Pragmatism And Culture: Science And Technology, Art, And Religon --
Fundamentals --
Science, Belief and the Public --
Logical Method and Law --
Science and Society (from Philosophy And Civilization) --
Social Science and Social Control --
By Nature and by Art --
Common Sense and Scientific Inquiry (from Logic: The Theory Of Inquiry) --
The Live Creature (from Art As Experience) --
Religion versus the Religious (from A Common Faith). v. 2. Ethics, Logic, Psychology --
Habit, Conduct, And Language --
The Reflex Arc Concept in Psychology --
Interpretation of Savage Mind --
Introduction (from Human Nature And Conduct) --
The Place of Habit in Conduct (from Human Nature And Conduct) --
Nature, Communication and Meaning (from Experience And Nature) --
Conduct and Experience --
The Existential Matrix of Inquiry: Cultural (from Logic: The Theory Of Inquiry) --
Meaning, Truth, And Inquiry --
The Superstition of Necessity --
The Problem of Truth --
Logical Objects --
Analysis of Reflective Thinking (from How We Think) --
The Place of Judgment in Reflective Activity (from How We Think) --
General Propositions, Kinds, and Classes --
The Problem of Logical Subject-Matter (from Logic: The Theory Of Inquiry) --
The Pattern of Inquiry (from Logic: The Theory Of Inquiry) --
Mathematical Discourse (from Logic: The Theory Of Inquiry) --
The Construction of Judgment (from Logic: The Theory Of Inquiry) --
General Theory of Propositions (from Logic: The Theory Of Inquiry) --
Propositions, Warranted Assertibility, and Truth --
Importance, Significance, and Meaning --
Valuations And Ethics --
Evolution and Ethics --
The Logic of Judgments of Practice --
Valuation and Experimental Knowledge --
Value, Objective Reference, and Criticism --
The Ethics of Animal Experimentation --
Philosophies of Freedom --
Three Independent Factors in Morals --
The Good of Activity (from Human Nature And Conduct) --
Moral Judgment and Knowledge (from Ethics) --
The Moral Self (from Ethics) --
Interpretations And Critiques --
Democracy and America (from Freedom And Culture (on Thomas Jefferson)) --
Emerson: The Philosoher of Democracy (on Ralph Waldo Emerson) --
Peirce's Theory of Quality (on Charles S. Peirce) --
What Pragmatism Means by "Practical" (on William James) --
Voluntarism and the Roycean Philosophy (on Josiah Royce) --
Perception and Organic Action (on Henri Bergson) --
The Existence of the World as a Logical Problem (on Bertrand Russell) --
Whitehead's Philosophy (on Alfred North Whitehead).
Responsibility: edited by Larry A. Hickman and Thomas M. Alexander.

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This two-volume collection of Dewey's writings is drawn from the 37-volume Collected Works of John Dewey (1967-91). Volume 1 covers the general themes of pragmatism, education, and democracy; volume Read more...

 
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