John Dewey and the lessons of art (Book, 1998) [WorldCat.org]
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John Dewey and the lessons of art

Author: Philip W Jackson
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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What do the arts have to teach us about how to live our lives? How can teachers use art's "lessons" to improve their teaching? This provocative book examines John Dewey's thinking about the arts and explores the practical implications of that thinking for educators.
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Named Person: John Dewey; John Dewey; John Dewey
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Philip W Jackson
ISBN: 0300072139 9780300072136 9780300082890 0300082894
OCLC Number: 37608175
Description: xvi, 204 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Experience and the arts --
The spirituality of art-centered experiences --
Experience as artifice : putting Dewey's theory to work --
Some educational implications of Dewey's theory of experience.
Responsibility: Philip W. Jackson.
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This study examines John Dewey's thinking about the arts and explores the practical implications of that thinking for educators. The author introduces the basics of Dewey's aesthetic theory and then  Read more...

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"Philip Jackson's searching meditations on Dewey and art are of abiding interest for all of us who care about our lives and how we nurture and nourish our children." Howard Gardner, Harvard Graduate Read more...

 
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