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Dewey and Education

ISBN 9781138657700
Published June 4, 2018 by Routledge
160 Pages

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Book Description

Dewey and Education presents Dewey’s perspectives on moral psychology and development, human nature, and democratic community-building as they inform the influential philosopher’s deep commitment to educational reform. In this personal yet far-reaching account, Walter Feinberg relates Dewey’s work both to contemporary social and political affairs and to his own philosophical and political commitments. Written for scholars and students of the Philosophy of Education, Educational Policy Studies, and Political Theory, this book is indispensable as a guide to Dewey’s influence on democratic education.

Table of Contents

Series Editors' Introduction



1. Introduction

2. Influences on Dewey and the Development of Pragmatism 

3. Dewey’s Philosophy

4. Dewey on Education

5. Toward a New Progressive Educational Movement

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Walter Feinberg is the Charles Dun Hardie Professor Emeritus of Educational Policy Studies at the University of Illinois. He received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the John Dewey Society in 2014.