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John Dewey   /dʒɑn dˈui/   Listen
John Dewey

United States pragmatic philosopher who advocated progressive education (1859-1952).  Synonym: Dewey.

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"John Dewey" Quotes from Famous Books

... different caliber, not so rugged and picturesque but more sensitive and profound, the first real scholar in the modern sense in the Department of Philosophy. Upon his death in 1889 he was succeeded by the eminent philosopher John Dewey, Vermont, '79, who was followed in turn in 1896 by Robert Mark Wenley, who came to Michigan bearing the highest honors of the University of Glasgow. Within the Department of Philosophy has also developed the special chair of Psychology, held by Professor Walter B. Pillsbury, ...
— The University of Michigan • Wilfred Shaw

Words linked to "John Dewey" :   educator, philosopher, pedagogue, pedagog

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