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The quest for certainty: a study of the relation of knowledge and action.

Author: John Dewey
Publisher: New York, Putnam [1960, ©1929]
Series: Capricorn books, CAP28; Gifford lectures, 1929.; Capricorn books, CAP28.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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These eleven lectures were originally presented by John Dewey at the University of Edinburgh in 1929, when he was seventy years old. They represent his most mature thinking on the theory of knowledge and how it relates to human behavior.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Dewey, John, 1859-1952.
Quest for certainty.
New York, Putnam [1960, ©1929]
(OCoLC)644459176
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Dewey
OCLC Number: 276562
Description: 318 pages 19 cm.
Contents: Escape from peril --
Philosophy's search for the immutable --
Conflict of authorities --
The art of acceptance and the art of control --
Ideas at work --
The play of ideas --
The seat of intellectual authority --
The naturalization of intelligence --
The supremacy of method --
The construction of good --
The Copernican revolution.
Series Title: Capricorn books, CAP28; Gifford lectures, 1929.; Capricorn books, CAP28.

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These eleven lectures were originally presented by John Dewey at the University of Edinburgh in 1929, when he was seventy years old. They represent his most mature thinking on the theory of knowledge and how it relates to human behavior.

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