John Dewey

John Dewey

Born: October 20, 1859

Died: June 1, 1952

Nationality: American

Occupation: Philosopher

Biography: 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.

Source/Notes: The Essential Dewey: Pragmatism, education, democracy (1998 edition), Indiana University Press - ISBN: 9780253211842

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Source/Notes: The Later Works of John Dewey, Volume 10, 1925 - 1953: 1934, Art as Experience (1989 edition), SIU Press - ISBN: 9780809312665

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Source/Notes: John Dewey The Later Works, 1925-1953: 1934: Art As Experience (2008 edition), SIU Press - ISBN: 9780809328208