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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 ...
A purpose differs from an original impulse and desire through its translation into a
plan and method of action based upon foresight of the consequences of acting
under given observed conditions in a certain way . “ If wishes were horses ...
The intensity of the desire measures the strength of the efforts that will be put forth
. But the wishes are empty ... Traditional education tended to ignore the
importance of personal impulse and desire as moving springs . But this is no
reason why ...
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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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