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Is there anything inherent in experience which tends towards progressive
organization of its contents ? ... It will tend to suppose that because the old
education was based on readymade organization , therefore it suffices to reject
the principle ...
It naturally tends to decrease with increasing maturity , though its complete
absence prevents even a mature individual from having the contacts which will
provide him with new materials upon which his intelligence may exercise itself .
No experience is educative that does not tend both to knowledge of more facts
and entertaining of more ideas and to a better , a more orderly , arrangement of
them . It is not true that organization is a principle foreign to experience .
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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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This was an interesting little book. It would have been very useful to me in my early education courses. Read full review
CHAPTER PAGE 1 TRADITIONAL VS PROGRESSIVE EDUCATION
THE NEED OF A THEORY OF EX PERIENCE
CRITERIA OF EXPERIENCE
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