Political Writings

ISBN-10: 0872201902

ISBN-13: 9780872201903

Edition: 1993

Authors: John Dewey, Debrah Morris, I. Shapiro

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This welcome anthology presents for the first time in one volume John Dewey's major political writings. Ranging throughout his career, the selections display Dewey's philosophical method, his controversial views on war and education, his essential contributions to democratic theory, and his distinctive brand of progressive political ideology. A substantial introductory essay sets the selections in historical context, explains their continuing relevance to American politics, and explores the revivial of interest in Dewey in recent years.
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List price: $15.00
Copyright year: 1993
Publisher: Hackett Publishing Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/15/1993
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.682
Language: English

Romance author Debrah Morris grew up in Claremore, Oklahoma. She earned a bachelor's degree in communications, got married, and had three children. While taking an adult writing class, she collaborated with another writer and they sold their first novel to Silhouette Romance in 1985. This collaboration produced four pseudonyms and more than twenty contemporary and historical romances. Before staring her solo writing career, she earned a post-graduate degree in speech language pathology and worked in an adult neurological rehabilitation center. Her novels have been nominated for Booksellers Best, National Readers' Choice Awards, and Romantic Times Reviewer's Choice Award for Best Silhouette Romance 2002. She also speaks at writing workshops and teaches writing in a university program and to adults.

Note on Sources and Editions
Editor's Introduction
Philosophical Method
The Need for a Recovery of Philosophy (1917)
The Problem of Truth (1911)
Our Guilt in Fascism (1940)
Anti-Naturalism in Extremis (1943)
Pragmatism and Democracy
Philosophy and Civilization (1927)
Philosophy and Democracy (1919)
Freedom and Culture
Science and Free Culture (1939)
Art, Science, and Moral Progress
The Ethics of Democracy (1888)
Intelligence and Morals (1910)
Individuality, Equality and Superiority (1922)
Individualism, Old and New
Individuality in Our Day (1929)
Art as Experience
Art and Civilization (1934)
Education for Social Change
Ethical Principles Underlying Education (1897)
Democracy and Education
The Democratic Conception in Education (1916)
The Need of an Industrial Education in an Industrial Democracy (1916)
Can Education Share in Social Reconstruction? (1934)
How Much Freedom in New Schools? (1930)
Pragmatism and the New Deal
Philosophies of Freedom (1928)
Liberalism and Social Action
Renascent Liberalism (1935)
The Pathos of Liberalism (1935)
Liberty and Social Control (1935)
The Need for a New Party (1931)
The Economic Basis of the New Society (1939)
From Absolutism to Experimentalism: The Democratic Public and the War Question
The Public and Its Problems
The Democratic State (1927)
The Problem of Method (1927)
Conscience and Compulsion (1917)
The Future of Pacifism (1917)
Conscience and Intelligence in War (1917)
Morals and the Conduct of States (1918)
Democratic Ends Need Democratic Methods for Their Realization (1939)
The Basic Values and Loyalties of Democracy (1941)
Reaffirming Democratic Individualism: The Rejection of Communism
Freedom and Culture
Culture and Human Nature (1939)
Democracy and Human Nature (1939)
Means and Ends: Their Interdependence, and Leon Trotsky's Essay on 'Their Morals and Ours' (1938)
I Believe (1939)
Creative Democracy - The Task Before Us (1939)
John Dewey Responds (1950)
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