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Experience and Education is a lucid analysis of both “traditional” and “
progressive” education. The fundamental defects of each are here described.
Where the traditional school relied upon subjects or the cultural heritage for its
content, the ...
The traditional school could get along without any consistently developed
philosophy of education. About all it required in that line was a set of abstract
words like culture, discipline, our great cultural heritage, etc., actual guidance
recommended. the. progressive. movement is that it seems more in accord with
the democratic ideal to which our people is committed than do the procedures of
the traditional school, since the latter have so much of the autocratic about them.
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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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