John Dewey Quotes (120 quotes)
“By object is meant some element in the complex whole that is defined in abstraction from the whole of which it is a distinction.”
The Essential Dewey: Pragmatism, education, democracy (1998 edition), Indiana University Press - ISBN: 9780253211842
The Quest for Certainty (1929), Ch. XI
The Later Works of John Dewey, Volume 10, 1925 - 1953: 1934, Art as Experience (1989 edition), SIU Press - ISBN: 9780809312665
“Nature is the mother and the habitat of man, even if sometimes a stepmother and an unfriendly home.”
John Dewey The Later Works, 1925-1953: 1934: Art As Experience (2008 edition), SIU Press - ISBN: 9780809328208
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsJohn Dewey
Born: October 20, 1859
Died: June 1, 1952 (aged 92)
Bio: John Dewey was an American philosopher, psychologist and educational reformer whose ideas have been influential in education and social reform. Dewey was an important early developer of the philosophy of pragmatism and one of the founders of functional psychology. He was a major representative of progressive education and liberalism.
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