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portant , the authority in question when exercised in a well - regulated household
or other community group is not a manifestation of merely personal will ; the
parent or teacher exercises it as the representative and agent of the interests of
Since freedom resides in the operations of intelligent observation and judgment
by which a purpose is developed , guidance given by the teacher to the exercise
of the pupils ' intelligence is an aid to freedom , not a restriction upon it .
For in the latter , problems were set from outside . Nonetheless , growth depends
upon the presence of difficulty to be overcome by the exercise of intelligence .
Once more , it is part of the educator's responsibility to see equally to two things ...
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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 EX PERIENCE
CRITERIA OF EXPERIENCE
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