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When he learns to read, he similarly opens up a new environment. If a person
decides to become a teacher, lawyer, physician, or stockbroker, when he
executes his intention he thereby necessarily determines to some extent the
The environment, in other words, is whatever conditions interact with personal
needs, desires, purposes, and capacities to create the experience which is had.
Even when a person builds a castle in the air he is interacting with the objects ...
environment. which. will. interact. with. the. existing. capacities and needs of
those taught to create a worth-while experience. The trouble with traditional
education was not that educators took upon themselves the responsibility for
providing an ...
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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 EX PERIENCE
CRITERIA OF EXPERIENCE
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