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It is worth while, accordingly, to say something about the way in which the adult
can exercise the wisdom his own wider experience gives him without imposing a
merely external control. On one side, it is his business to be on the alert to see ...
All this means that attentive care must be devoted to the conditions which give
each present experience a worth-while meaning. Instead of inferring that it doesn'
t make much difference what the present experience is as long as it is enjoyed, ...
The intellectual anticipation, the idea of consequences, must blend with desire
and impulse to acquire moving force. It then gives direction to what otherwise is
blind, while desire gives ideas impetus and momentum. An idea then becomes a
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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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