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Dewey : a beginner's guide

Author: David L Hildebrand
Publisher: Oxford : Oneworld, 2008.
Series: Oneworld beginners' guides.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This concise and critical look at John Dewey's work examines his unique take on morality, art, and religion, his naturalistic approach to science and psychology, and his important contribution to political thought. Also exploring Dewey's groundbreaking insights into how education should be treated as a social process and not just an engine for individual achievement, Hildebrand's introduction brilliantly  Read more...
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Named Person: John Dewey; John Dewey; John Dewey; John Dewey
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David L Hildebrand
ISBN: 9781851685806 1851685804
OCLC Number: 179813823
Description: xiii, 247 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: Experience : mind, body, and environment --
Inquiry : knowledge, meaning, and action --
Morality : character, conduct, and moral experience --
Politics : selves, community, and democratic life --
Education: imagination, communication, and participatory growth --
Aesthetics : creation, appreciation, and consummatory experience --
Religion : religious experience, community, and social hope --
Conclusion : philosophy as equipment for living.
Series Title: Oneworld beginners' guides.
Responsibility: David L. Hildebrand.

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Hildebrand's exploration brilliantly introduces the work of Dewey, his overarching vision, and the footprints he left behind.  Read more...

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"Comprehensive yet pithy... [This is] one of the best introductions to the philosopher." * Adolescence *

 
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