Education of John Dewey A Biography

ISBN-10: 0231116764

ISBN-13: 9780231116763

Edition: 2002

Authors: Jay Martin
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Description: Based on original sources, notably the vast collection of unpublished papers in the Center for Dewey Studies, this book tells the full story of the life and times of the eminent American philosopher, pragmatist, education reformer and man of letters.

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Book details

List price: $65.00
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication date: 1/23/2003
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 592
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.980
Language: English

Jay Martin is the Edward S. Gould Professor of Humanities, professor of government, and founder of the Questions of Civilization Program at Claremont McKenna College. He has written and edited twenty-one books, including biographies of Nathanael West, Henry Miller, and Conrad Aiken, along with a standard history of American literature from 1865 to 1914. His most recent book is the short story collection Baseball Magic.

Emergence
Childhood
The Christian Influence
The Beginning of John Dewey's Education
A Career in Teaching?
A Career in Philosophy?
Dewey's Philosophic Influences
Becoming a Philosopher
Finding Both a Philosophic Niche and a Job
Dewey in Love
Dewey's Philosophy Expands
Dewey's Reputation Builds
Fred Dewey
To Minnesota and Back to Michigan
Writing About Ethics
A Utopian Deception
Family Life
Harper and the University of Chicago
Experience
Wealth and Poverty
Evelyn Dewey
Another Kind of Education
Morris Dewey
Overworking at the University of Chicago
More Publications
Progressive Education
The Lab School
Resignation
Lucy Dewey
Jane Dewey
Columbia Comes to the Rescue
Back to Europe
Starting Over
The Gorky Affair
Five Arcs of Activities
More Publications
Dewey's Teaching Style
War
New Restrictions
The Aftermath
The Polish Project
Alexander's Influence on Dewey
A Philadelphia Story
Dewey's Interest in Poland
Engagement
Alice's Depression
On to Japan
China and "New Culture"
No League and No War
Sabino Dewey
Idealism Corrupted
Now to Turkey
Then to Mexico
Losing Alice
Dewey Among the Soviets
Three More Books
The Gifford Lectures
Enjoying Life Again
Dewey Turns Seventy
The Stock Market Crash and Its Aftermath
Dewey's Political Philosophy
Dewey's Interest in the Arts
The Last Educational Mission
Leon Trotsky
Dewey's Logic
Dewey and Valuation
Dewey's Eightieth Birthday Celebration
Education and Freedom
Bertrand Russell
More Controversies
Further Views on Education
After the War
John and Roberta
The Last Birthday Celebration
The End
Last Words
Acknowledgments
Notes
Index
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