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The only escape from them in the standardized school is an activity which is
irregular and perhaps disobedient. There cannot be complete quietude in a
laboratory or workshop. The nonsocial character of the traditional school is seen
in the ...
Overemphasis upon activity as an end, instead of upon intelligent activity, leads
to identification of freedom with immediate execution of impulses and desires.
This identification is justified by a confusion of impulse with purpose; although, ...
But the principle of organization of activity in terms of some perception of the
relation of consequences to means applies even with the very young. Otherwise
an activity ceases to be educative because it is blind. With increased maturity, the
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The popularity of John Dewey, American pragmatist philosopher and education reformer, has largely waned. But during his 90+ years of life, he was one of the most famous public intellectuals alive ... Read full review
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THE NEED OF A THEORY OF
CRITERIA OF EXPERIENCE
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