David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Education and Culture 24 (2):pp. 6-24 (2008)
Contrary to the assumptions of those who pair Dewey and Piaget based on progressivism's recent history, Dewey shared broader concerns with Vygotsky (whose work he never read). Both Dewey and Vygotsky emphasized the role of cultural forms and meanings in perpetuating higher forms of human thought, whereas Piaget focused on the role played by logical and mathematical reasoning. On the other hand, with Piaget, Dewey emphasized the nurture of independent reasoning central to the liberal Protestant heritage the two men shared. Indeed, Dewey's broad theorizing of democracy's implications for schooling can be seen to integrate the research emphases of the two psychologists.
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
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
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
John Dewey (ed.) (1940/1968). The Philosopher of the Common Man. New York, Greenwood Press.
H. G. Callaway (1993). Democracy, Value Inquiry, and Dewey's Metaphysics. Journal of Value Inquiry 27 (1):13-27.
Mark Uffelman (2011). Forging the Self in the Stream of Experience: Classical Currents of Self-Cultivation in James and Dewey. Transactions of the Charles S. Peirce Society 47 (3):319-339.
D. J. Bakhurst (1986). Thought, Speech and the Genesis of Meaning: On the 50th Anniversary of Vygotsky's Myšlenie I Reč'. [REVIEW] Studies in East European Thought 31 (2):103-129.
Sidney Hook (1950/1967). John Dewey: Philosopher of Science and Freedom. New York, Barnes & Noble.
Pentti Määttänen (2011). Dewey: A Beginner's Guide (Review). Transactions of the Charles S. Peirce Society 47 (1):109-110.
Minkang Kim & Derek Sankey (2010). The Dynamics of Emergent Self-Organisation: Reconceptualising Child Development in Teacher Education. Journal of Teacher Education 35 (4):79-98.
Julia Gillen (2000). Versions of Vygotsky. British Journal of Educational Studies 48 (2):183 - 198.
Victor Kestenbaum (1974). On a Certain Blindness in Jean Piaget: Sensing and Knowing in Piaget and Dewey. Journal of Phenomenological Psychology 5 (1):81-94.
Carol Garhart Mooney (2006). Theories of Childhood: An Introduction to Dewey, Montessori, Erickson, Piaget & Vygotsky. Pearson/Merrill Prentice Hall.
Added to index2009-05-09
Total downloads36 ( #47,027 of 1,098,880 )
Recent downloads (6 months)1 ( #286,682 of 1,098,880 )
How can I increase my downloads?