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Understanding John Dewey : nature and cooperative intelligence

Author: James Campbell
Publisher: Chicago, Ill. : Open Court, ©1995.
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Dewey is the most influential of American social thinkers, and his stock is now rising once more among professional philosophers. Yet there has heretofore been no adequate, readable survey of the full range of Dewey's thought. After an introduction situating Dewey in the context of American social and intellectual history, Professor Campbell devotes Part I to Dewey's general philosophical perspective as it considers
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Genre/Form: Einführung
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Campbell, James, 1948-
Understanding John Dewey.
Chicago, Ill. : Open Court, ©1995
(OCoLC)624462923
Named Person: John Dewey; John Dewey; John Dewey; John Dewey
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Campbell
ISBN: 0812692845 9780812692846 0812692853 9780812692853
OCLC Number: 31971754
Description: xii, 310 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Ch. 1. Introduction --
Ch. 2. Human Nature --
Ch. 3. Experience, Nature, and the Role of Philosophy --
Ch. 4. Designating the Good --
Ch. 5. Building a Better Society --
Ch. 6. Criticisms and Responses --
Ch. 7. Human Community as a Religious Goal.
Other Titles: John Dewey
Responsibility: James Campbell.

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