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But there is no intellectual growth without some reconstruction , some remaking ,
of impulses and desires in the form in ... For thinking is stoppage of the immediate
manifestation of impulse until that impulse has been brought into connection ...
A genuine purpose always starts with an impulse . Obstruction of the immediate
execution of an impulse converts it into a desire . Nevertheless neither impulse
nor desire is itself a purpose . A purpose is an end - view . That is , it involves ...
Overemphasis upon activity as an end , a - tivity 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 ...
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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 EX PERIENCE
CRITERIA OF EXPERIENCE
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