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There is, of course, such a thing as intense intellectual activity without overt
bodily activity. But capacity for such intellectual activity marks a comparatively
late achievement when it is continued for a long period. There should be brief
Overemphasis upon activity as an end, instead of upon intelligent activity, leads
to identification of freedom with immediate execution of impulses and desires.
This identification is justified by a been said, there is no purpose unless overt ...
This principle determines the ultimate foundation for the utilization of activities in
school. Nothing can be ... Intelligent activity is distinguished from aimless activity
by the fact that it involves selection of means—analysis—out of the variety 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
Traditional vs Progressive Education
Criteria of Experience
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