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I may illustrate what is meant by an objection which has been brought against an
idea which I once put forth—namely, that the educative process can be identified
with growth when that is understood in terms of the active participle, growing.
cannot be doubted. But from the standpoint of growth as education and education
as growth the question is whether growth in this direction promotes or retards
growth in general. Does this form of growth create conditions for further growth, ...
It is not the subject per se that is educative or that is conducive to growth. There is
no subject that is in and of itself, or without regard to the stage of growth attained
by the learner, such that inherent educational value can be attributed to it.
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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
THE NEED OF A THEORY OF
CRITERIA OF EXPERIENCE
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