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Take, for example, the question of organized subject-matter—which will be
discussed in some detail later. The problem for progressive education is: What is
the place and meaning of subject-matter and of organization within experience?
The objection made is that growth might take many different directions: a man, for
example, who starts out on a career of burglary may grow in that direction, and by
practice may grow into a highly expert burglar. Hence it is argued that “growth” ...
In their eagerness they may, for example, bump into each other and into visitors
with no word of apology. One might say that this condition is better than a display
of merely external punctilio accompanying intellectual and emotional lack of ...
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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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