John Dewey’s best-known and still-popular classic, Democracy and Education, is presented here as a new edition in Volume 9 of the Middle Works. Sidney Hook, who wrote the introduction to this volume, describes Democracy and Education: It illuminates directly or indirectly all the basic issues that are central today to the concerns of intelligent educators. . . . It throws light on several obscure corners in Dewey’s general philosophy in a vigorous, simple prose style often absent in his more technical writings. And it is the only work in any field originally published as a textbook that has not merely acquired the status of a classic, but has become the one book that no student concerned with the philosophy of education today should leave unread.” Dewey said in 1930 that Democracy and Education, was for many years the one [book] in which my philosophy . . . was most fully expounded.”
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Sidney Hook, protégé, colleague, and friend of John Dewey, is Senior Research Fellow at the Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace.
Jo Ann Boydston, General Editor of the Middle Works, is Director of the Center for Dewey Studies at Southern Illinois University at Carbondale.
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Buchbeschreibung Edwardsville/Carbondale, Southern Illinois University Press, 1980. 8°, XXIV, 402 Seiten, betitelter OLeinen mit Goldprg. - OHNE Umschlag sonst sehr guter Zustand - 1980. c73524 ISBN: 0809309335 Sprache: Englisch Gewicht in Gramm: 700. Artikel-Nr. 105660