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experiences, but their defective and wrong character—wrong and defective from
the standpoint of connection with further experience. The positive side of this
point is even more important in connection with progressive education. It is not ...
causes for such lack are varied. The one which is peculiarly important to mention
in this connection is the idea that such advance planning is unnecessary and
even that it is inherently hostile to the legitimate freedom of those being instructed
For thinking is stoppage of the immediate manifestation of impulse until that
impulse has been brought into connection with other possible tendencies to
action so that a more comprehensive and coherent plan of activity is formed.
Some of the ...
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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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