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A purpose differs from an original impulse and desire through its translation into a
plan and method of action based upon foresight of the consequences of acting
under given observed conditions in a certain way. “If wishes were horses, ...
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, ...
The intensity of the desire measures the strength of the efforts that will be put forth
. But the wishes are empty ... Traditional education tended to ignore the
importance of personal impulse and desire as moving springs. But this is no
reason why ...
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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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