David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Swallow Press (1927)
In The Public and Its Problems, a classic of social and political philosophy, John Dewey exhibits his strong faith in the potential of human intelligence to solve the public's problems. In his characteristic provocative style, Dewey clarifies the meaning and implications of such concepts as "the public," "the state," "government," and "political democracy." He distinguishes his a posterior reasoning from a priori reasoning, which, he argues permeates less meaningful discussion of basic concepts. Dewey repeatedly demonstrates the interrelationships between fact and theory.
|Keywords||Democracy Political science State, The|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
|Buy the book||$2.84 used (82% off) $4.99 new (67% off) $11.13 direct from Amazon (26% off) Amazon page|
|Call number||JC251.D47 1991|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
Fabienne Peter (2008). Pure Epistemic Proceduralism. Episteme 5 (1):pp. 33-55.
Philip Kitcher (2008). Science, Religion, and Democracy. Episteme 5 (1):pp. 5-18.
James Bohman (2009). Pluralism, Pragmatism and Self-Knowledge. [REVIEW] Human Studies 32 (3):375 - 381.
Tom Burke (2000). What is a Situation? History and Philosophy of Logic 21 (2):95-113.
David Wiens (2012). Prescribing Institutions Without Ideal Theory. Journal of Political Philosophy 20 (1):45-70.
Similar books and articles
John Dewey (1939). Creative Democracy: The Task Before Us. In John Dewey and the Promise of America, Progressive Education Booklet, No. 14, American Education Press.
Codruţa Cuceu (2011). Milestones in the Critique of the Public Sphere: Dewey and Arendt. Journal for Communication and Culture 1 (2):99-110.
Noëlle McAfee (2008). Democracy and the Political Unconscious. Columbia University Press.
Barbara J. Thayer-Bacon (2006). Beyond Liberal Democracy: Dewey's Renascent Liberalism. Education and Culture 22 (2):19-30.
Mark Whipple (2005). The Dewey-Lippmann Debate Today: Communication Distortions, Reflective Agency, and Participatory Democracy. Sociological Theory 23 (2):156-178.
Brice Laurent (2011). Technologies of Democracy: Experiments and Demonstrations. Science and Engineering Ethics 17 (4):649-666.
Jürgen Oelkers (2000). Democracy and Education: About the Future of a Problem. Studies in Philosophy and Education 19 (1):3-19.
Eric Thomas Weber (2008). Dewey and Rawls on Education. Human Studies 31 (4):361 - 382.
Added to index2009-01-28
Total downloads48 ( #35,020 of 1,102,949 )
Recent downloads (6 months)8 ( #29,681 of 1,102,949 )
How can I increase my downloads?