Democracy and Education

Dover Publications (1916)

The distinguished author of books on psychology, ethics, and politics, John Dewey specialized in the philosophy of education. In this landmark work on public education, Dewey discusses methods of providing quality public education in a democratic society. First published close to 90 years ago, Democracy and Education sounded the call for a revolution in education, stressing growth, experience, and activity as factors that promote a democratic character in students and lead to the advancement of self and society. Unabridged reproduction of the classic 1916 edition.
Keywords Education Philosophy  Education Social aspects
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Reprint years 2004
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Call number LB875.D35 2004
ISBN(s) 140993201X   1449979203   1449983677   9780486433998   1112350136   0486433994  
DOI 10.2307/2178611
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