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Dewey, John 1859-1952

Works: 3,424 works in 10,729 publications in 20 languages and 306,916 library holdings
Genres: Bibliography  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography 
Roles: Author, Editor, Speaker, Narrator, Author of introduction, Honoree, Contributor, Other, Author of afterword, colophon, etc., Creator, Dedicatee, Collaborator
Classifications: LB875, 191
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Democracy and education : an introduction to the philosophy of education by John Dewey( Book )

189 editions published between 1916 and 2015 in 10 languages and held by 4,306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Publisher description: John Dewey (1859-1952) believed that learning was active and schooling unnecessarily long and restrictive. His idea was that children came to school to do things and live in a community which gave them real, guided experiences which fostered their capacity to contribute to society. For example, Dewey believed that students should be involved in real-life tasks and challenges: maths could be learnt via learning proportions in cooking or figuring out how long it would take to get from one place to another by mule history could be learnt by experiencing how people lived, geography, what the climate was like, and how plants and animals grew, were important subjects Dewey had a gift for suggesting activities that captured the center of what his classes were studying. Dewey's education philosophy helped forward the "progressive education" movement, and spawned the development of "experiential education" programs and experiments
How we think : a restatement of the relation of reflective thinking to the educative process by John Dewey( Book )

143 editions published between 1909 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 3,234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"How We Think by John Dewey is a classic book about thinking. The contents of Dewey's book are applicable to innovation, learning, business management, and many other fields....Though written many years ago, How We Think is an easy book to read and well worth the time spent on it."--page 4 of cover
Human nature and conduct : an introduction to social psychology by John Dewey( Book )

171 editions published between 1921 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 3,224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The book ... sets forth a belief that an understanding of habit and of different types of habit is the key to social psychology."--Preface
Art as experience by John Dewey( Book )

96 editions published between 1934 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 3,042 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on John Dewey's lectures on esthetics, delivered as the first William James Lecturer at Harvard in 1932, Art as Experience has grown to be considered internationally as the most distinguished work ever written by an American on the formal structure and characteristic effects of all the arts: architecture, sculpture, painting, music, and literature
Experience and education by John Dewey( Book )

92 editions published between 1938 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 3,022 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The great educational theorist's most concise statement of his ideas about the needs, the problems, and the possibilities of education--written after his experience with the progressive schools and in the light of the criticisms his theories received -- from cover
Reconstruction in philosophy by John Dewey( Book )

158 editions published between 1920 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 2,779 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The author presents an interpretation of the reconstruction of ideas and ways of thought now going on in philosophy. While the lectures cannot avoid revealing the marks of the particular standpoint of their author, the aim is to exhibit the general contrasts between older and newer types of philosophic problems rather than to make a partisan plea in behalf of any one specific solution of these problems. Dewey has tried for the most part to set forth the forces which make intellectual reconstruction inevitable and to prefigure some of the lines upon which it must proceed"--Foreword. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2012 APA, all rights reserved)
Experience and nature by John Dewey( Book )

100 editions published between 1900 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 2,685 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The book covers Dewey's basic formulation of the problems of knowledge, with both a full discussion of theories and resolutions propounded by other systems, and a detailing of Dewey's own concepts upon the relationship of the external world, the mind, and knowledge
The child and the curriculum, and the school and society by John Dewey( Book )

106 editions published between 1902 and 2013 in English and Japanese and held by 2,124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ethics by John Dewey( Book )

112 editions published between 1908 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,068 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The significance of this text in Ethics lies in its effort to awaken a vital conviction of the genuine reality of moral problems and the value of reflective thought in dealing with them. To this purpose are subordinated the presentation in Part I: of historic material; the discussion in Part II: of the different types of theoretical interpretation, and the consideration, in Part III: of some typical social and economic problems which characterize the present"--Preface. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2010 APA, all rights reserved)
A common faith by John Dewey( Book )

60 editions published between 1934 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,013 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The quest for certainty: a study of the relation of knowledge and action by John Dewey( Book )

53 editions published between 1929 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 1,956 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The philosophy of John Dewey by John Dewey( Book )

33 editions published between 1928 and 1989 in English and held by 1,956 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Freedom and culture by John Dewey( Book )

68 editions published between 1939 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,871 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ben shu zuo zhe yi shen me shi zi you wei qie ru dian,Dui zi you wen ti,Wen hua yu ren xing de guan xi,Mei guo bei jing,Ji quan zhu yi jing ji yu min zhu,Min zhu yu ren xing,Ke xue yu zi you wen hua,Min zhu yu mei guo deng wen ti jin xing le tan tao
The public and its problems by John Dewey( Book )

96 editions published between 1927 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 1,860 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An annotated edition of John Dewey's work of democratic theory, first published in 1927. Includes a substantive introduction and bibliographical essay"--Provided by publisher
Mortal questions by John Dewey( Book )

57 editions published between 1946 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,654 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essays om demokrati, uddannelse, den menneskelige natur samt værdibegreber af den amerikanske filosof og pædagog, John Dewey (1859-1952)
Dewey on education : selections by John Dewey( Book )

24 editions published between 1959 and 1967 in 3 languages and held by 1,160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Interest and effort in education by John Dewey( Book )

38 editions published between 1913 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 926 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"It is a pleasant privilege to present the following monograph to the profession and the public, for there is no discussion which is more fundamental to the interpretation and reform of current teaching than this statement of the functions of interest and effort in education. Its active acceptance by teachers would bring about a complete transformation of classroom methods. Its appreciation by the patrons of the schools would greatly modify current criticism of the various programs of educational reform. The worth of this presentation is well summarized in the statement that, if teachers and parents could know intimately only one treatise on educational procedure, it is greatly to be doubted that any other could be found which would, within small compass, so effectively direct them to the points of view, the attitudes of mind, and, the methods of work which are essential to good teaching"--Introduction. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2014 APA, all rights reserved)
Chance, love, and logic; philosophical essays by Charles S Peirce( Book )

27 editions published between 1923 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Chance, Love, and Logic Contains two books by Charles Sanders Peirce (1839-1914) that are among his most important and widely influential. The first is Illustrations of the Logic of Science. The opening chapters, "The Fixation of Belief" and "How to Make Our Ideas Clear," mark the beginning of pragmatism. The second presents Peirce's innovative and influential essays on scientific metaphysics."--Jacket
Principles of instrumental logic : John Dewey's lectures in ethics and political ethics, 1895-1896 by John Dewey( Book )

9 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Intelligence in the modern world : John Dewey's philosophy by John Dewey( Book )

17 editions published between 1939 and 1960 in English and Chinese and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selections from writings of John Dewey, with a 241 p. introduction by the editor
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Democracy and education : an introduction to the philosophy of education
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Con Dyui

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Tu-wei 1859-1952

Tu-wei, Yüeh-han, 1859-1952

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Дьюи, Д. (Джон), 1859-1952

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杜威, 1859-1952

杜威, 約翰

杜威, 约翰 1859-1952


How we think : a restatement of the relation of reflective thinking to the educative processHuman nature and conduct : an introduction to social psychologyArt as experienceExperience and educationReconstruction in philosophyExperience and natureThe child and the curriculum, and the school and societyEthics