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Author Fairfield, Paul, 1966-

Title Education after Dewey / Paul Fairfield.

Publication Info. London ; New York : Continuum International Pub. Group, [2009]


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Description 1 online resource (308 pages)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Beyond progressivism and conservatism -- Dewey's Copernican revolution -- What is called thinking? -- Teaching philosophy : the scholastic and the thinker -- Teaching religion : spiritual training or indoctrination? -- Teaching ethics : from moralism to experimentalism -- Teaching politics : training for democratic citizenship -- Teaching history : the past and the present -- Teaching literature : life and narrative.
Summary This study re-examines John Dewey's philosophy of education, and asks how well it stands up today in view of developments in Continental European philosophy. Do Martin Heidegger's statements on the nature of thinking compel a re-examination of Dewey's view? Does Hans-Georg Gadamer's philosophy of experience advance beyond Dewey's experimental model? How does a Deweyan view of moral or political education look in light of Hannah Arendt's theory of judgment, or Paulo Freires's theory of dialogical education? Part One of this study looks at Dewey's conceptions of experience and thinking in connec.
Note Print version record.
Subject Dewey, John, 1859-1952.
Dewey, John, 1859-1952 (OCoLC)fst00036653
Education -- Philosophy.
Education -- Aims and objectives.
Education, Humanistic.
Dewey, John.
EDUCATION -- Philosophy & Social Aspects.
Education -- Aims and objectives. (OCoLC)fst00902507
Education, Humanistic. (OCoLC)fst00903134
Education -- Philosophy. (OCoLC)fst00902721
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Fairfield, Paul, 1966- Education after Dewey. London ; New York : Continuum International Pub. Group, ©2009 9781441145864 (DLC) 2009012059 (OCoLC)310401899
ISBN 9781441158284 (electronic bk.)
1441158286 (electronic bk.)
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