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Experience and Education

J Dewey
Experience and Education
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Experience and Education

J Dewey

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"No one has done more to keep alive the fundamental ideals of liberal civilization." -- Morris R. Cohen

- Publisher "Experience and Education" is the best concise statement on education ever published by John Dewey, the man acknowledged to be the pre-eminent educational theorist of the twentieth century. Written more than two decades after "Democracy and Education" (Dewey's most comprehensive statement of his position in educational philosophy), this book demonstrates how Dewey reformulated his ideas as a result of his intervening experience with the progressive schools and in the light of the criticisms his theories had received.^Analyzing both "traditional" and "progressive" education, Dr. Dewey here insists that neither the old nor the new education is adequate and that each is miseducative because neither of them applies the principles of a carefully developed philosophy of experience. Many pages of this volume illustrate Dr. Dewey's ideas for a philosophy of experience and its relation to education. He particularly urges that all teachers and educators looking for a new movement in education

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"No one has done more to keep alive the fundamental ideals of liberal civilization." -- Morris R. Cohen
- Publisher

"Experience and Education" is the best concise statement on education ever published by John Dewey, the man acknowledged to be the pre-eminent educational theorist of the twentieth century. Written more than two decades after "Democracy and Education" (Dewey's most comprehensive statement of his position in educational philosophy), this book demonstrates how Dewey reformulated his ideas as a result of his intervening experience with the progressive schools and in the light of the criticisms his theories had received.^Analyzing both "traditional" and "progressive" education, Dr. Dewey here insists that neither the old nor the new education is adequate and that each is miseducative because neither of them applies the principles of a carefully developed philosophy of experience. Many pages of this volume illustrate Dr. Dewey's ideas for a philosophy of experience and its relation to education. He particularly urges that all teachers and educators looking for a new movement in education
- Publisher

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  • Catalogue Code 141072
  • Product Code 0684838281
  • EAN 9780684838281
  • Department Academic
  • Category History
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Free Press
  • Publication Date Jun 1999
  • Dimensions 179 x 107 x 8 mm
  • Weight 0.056kg

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