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John Dewey, an intellectual portrait.

Sidney Hook

John Dewey, an intellectual portrait.

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Published by The John Day Co. in New York .
Written in English

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  • Dewey, John, 1859-1952.

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    LC ClassificationsB945.D44 H47
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 242 p.
    Number of Pages242
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6393734M
    ISBN 100837139511
    LC Control Number39027986
    OCLC/WorldCa264388

    John Dewey: An Intellectual Portrait by SIDNEY HOOK John Dewey: An Intellectual Portrait by SIDNEY HOOK (p. ) Review by: Felix Kaufmann.


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John Dewey: An Intellectual Portrait and millions of other books are available for Amazon Kindle. Learn more. John Dewey, an Intellectual Portrait: New Ed Edition by Sidney Hook (Author) › Visit Amazon's Sidney Hook Page.

Find all the books, read about the author, and more. 5/5(1). Additional Physical Format: Online version: Hook, Sidney, John Dewey, an intellectual portrait. New York, The John Day Co., [©] (OCoLC)   A student of John Dewey, Hook continued to examine the philosophy of history, of education, politics, and of ethics.

He was known for his criticisms of totalitarianism (fascism and MarxismLeninism). A pragmatic social democrat, Hook sometimes cooperated with conservatives, particularly in opposing Sidney Hook was an American pragmatic /5.

Sidney Hook, one of America's leading social philosophers, was a dedicated student and friend of John Dewey, one of the most influential philosophers of the 20th century. In this timeless volume, first published inHook discusses the leading philosophical ideas of his mentor to highlight Dewey's central themes, their implications, and the Cited by: John Dewey: Portrait of a Progressive Thinker.

so much so that he and his daughter Evelyn co-authored the book Schools of Tomorrow, a celebration of progressive pedagogy, complete with 27 photographs of children at work and play.

In these schools, students visited fire stations, post offices, and city halls. As an activist and. Discusses the leading philosophical ideas of the author's mentor to highlight John Dewey's central themes, their implications, and the relevance of his vision to the problems of American culture.

This John Dewey contains Dewey's thoughts on philosophy and culture; truth; logic and action; body, mind, and John Dewey standards, ends, and means.

Buy John Dewey: An Intellectual Portrait Revised ed. by Hook, Sidney (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.5/5(1). John Dewey, American philosopher and educator who was a founder of the philosophical movement known as pragmatism, a pioneer in functional psychology, and a leader of the progressive movement in education in the United States.

Dewey graduated with a bachelor’s degree from the University of Vermont. The new printing may also help us see how Dewey fits into our time. Rorty lauds more recent treatments of Dewey’s work, especially Robert Westbrook’s intellectual biography John Dewey and American Democracy (), and Steven Rockefeller’s John Dewey: Religious Faith and Democratic Humanism () gets honorable mention.

By: Alaina Hammond John Dewey () was perhaps the leading educational philosopher of the early twentieth century, and viewed humanity as a creative force when interacting with its environment.

His book, expounds upon this belief system. A large part of Dewey’s purpose in writing this book seems to. John Dewey: an intellectual portrait by Sidney Hook. Publication date Usage Public Domain Mark Topics Theology, 19th Century Collection claremontschooloftheology; additional_collections Language English.

Print Book Addeddate Identifier anintellectualportrait Identifier-ark ark://t9wz Ocr ABBYY FineReader. John Dewey (The Library of Congress.

Reproduced with permission.) of the philosophical movement called pragmatism, and his writings on educational theory and practice were widely read and accepted. He held that the disciplines of philosophy, pedagogy, and psychology should be understood as closely interrelated. The Middle Works of John Dewey, Volume 2, - Journal Articles, Book Reviews, and Miscellany in the Period, and Studies in Logical Theor.

[REVIEW] John Dewey & Sidney Hook - - Southern Illinois University by: John Dewey Dworkin has gathered some of Dewey's clearest and most characteristic statements on education and set them in the stream of American social and intellectual history.

In addition, he has indicated some of the rich literaature available to those who would probe more deeply into Dewey's ideas and the context in which they matured. The Philosophy of John Dewey (), which also contains valuable summaries of aspects of his philosophy.

Indispensable for any examination of Dewey's thought is Sidney Hook, John Dewey: An Intellectual Portrait (). John E. Smith presents an excellent chapter on Dewey in The Spirit of American Philosophy ().

UPDATE: Curbside Pick-up begins Tuesday, May Learn more. In accordance with Harris County’s efforts to stop the spread of the Coronavirus, all Harris County Public Library branches will remain closed to the public at this time.; Book drops are open (except at LSC-CyFair Branch and LSC-Tomball Community Library).No late fees will be charged during the library closures.

Source: The Philosophy of John Dewey, Two Volumes in by John J. McDermott, pp. First Published: in John Dewey, Art as Experience, New York, Capricorn Books,pp. “Having an Experience” was published in. From Thomas Alexander’s book John Dewey’s Theory of Art, Experience, and Nature: “Democracy for Dewey is not a name for a Author: Alexis Clements.

John Dewey: The Later Works,Vol. 11 OctoSouthern Illinois University Hardcover in English - 1st Edition edition. John Dewey by Dr Sidney Hook,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(13).

Publisher description: John Dewey () was a major figure of the American cultural and intellectual landscape in the first half of the twentieth century.

While not the originator of American pragmatism, he was instrumental to its articulation as a philosophy and the spread of its influence beyond philosophy to other disciplines.

Later associates would corroborate this positive portrait, stressing Dewey’s ability to accept criticism, his willingness to give credit to others, and his intellectual and physical vigor.

After a lunch (hosted by T. Eliot) in Cambridge, Massachusetts, Bertrand Russell praised Dewey: “To my surprise I liked him very much. Additional evidence of continued interest in Dewey's relevance includes the republication of Sidney Hook's uncritical apologetic for Dewey's thought, John Dewey: An Intellectual Portrait (), Alan Ryan's John Dewey and the High Tide of American Liberalism (), Jennifer Welchman's Dewey's Ethical Thought (), James Campbell's Book Edition: Digital Original.

This book remains Dewey’s most important contribution to the philosophy of art. Dewey’s New Idea. In his book Dewey rejects the idea that aesthetic experience is an elite intellectual exercise, arguing that it is a cognitive activity shared in. John Dewey: | | | |John Dewey| | | | | ||| World Heritage Encyclopedia, the aggregation of the largest online encyclopedias available, and the most definitive.

Considered by some the most controversial American philosopher of contemporary times, SIDNEY HOOK () was infamous for the wild swing in his political thought over the course of his career, starting out as a young Marxist before the Great Depression and ending up a vehement anti-Communist Author: Sidney Hook.

1 Sidney Hook (), John Dewey: an intellectual portrait, New York: John Day: 2 Indeed, Dewey acknowledged that Marx did not believe in the inevitability of force in transforming the system of social relations, as he expected that in some countries (like England, the United States and perhaps Holland), change may occur by peaceful means.

Dewey, John (20 October –01 June ), philosopher and educator, was born in Burlington, Vermont, the son of Archibald Sprague Dewey, a shopkeeper, and Lucina Artemisia ’s childhood and adolescence were influenced by his mother’s strict Calvinism, his father’s taste for British literature, and his contact with family friends on the faculty at the University of Vermont.

Another consequence, as important as any other, is that when the story of the philosopher's life and the body of ideas it has generated is told in detail, piece by piece, as in George Dykhuizen's meticulous account of Dewey's career, it makes the intellectual history of the Western world more tangible, and, in a certain way, more manageable.

John Dewey: An Intellectual Portrait. New York: The John Day Company,p. Attempts to convey Dewey's complex philosophical views for readers new to philosophy. John Dewey Philosopher Specialty Pragmatism Born Oct. 20, Burlington, Vermont Died June 1, (at age 92) New York Nationality American John Dewey was a popular American philosopher and educational reformer.

His ideas have been very influential in education and social reform. He was one of the primary figures associated with philosophy of Born: Oct.

20,Burlington, Vermont. Four eminent educators of 20th-century America are profiled in this book: John Dewey, Howard Gardner, Carol Gilligan, and John Ogbu, all of whom caused a major paradigm shift in American education.

For each one there is biographical information and analysis of. Dewey's life was one of excitement, openness, passion, intellectual integrity, and tragedy, and Martin's account of it is touching, and Overall, a fantastic read.

Martin does a good job of uncovering the exciting and touching moments of Dewey's life.4/5. Instead, the pragmatist Dewey valued experience over facts, logic or debate.

In fact, the deeply progressive and anti-traditional Dewey held Marxist presuppositions. In John Dewey: An Intellectual Portrait, Sidney Hook describes his impact: In America’s intellectual coming of age, no person has played a more important role than John Dewey.

Highly regarded but largely unread today, Dewey is generally considered a pragmatist in the mainstream of American liberalism. This exciting portrait of. In John Dewey: An Intellectual Portrait, Sidney Hook describes his impact: In America’s intellectual coming of age, no person has played a more important role than John Dewey.

There is hardly a phase of American thought to which he has not made some contribution, hardly an aspect of American life which he has left uninterpreted. John Dewey. Educator, Philosopher (Oct — 1-Jun) SUBJECT OF BOOKS. John Beck. Writing the Radical Center: William Carlos Williams, John Dewey, and American Cultural Politics.

Albany, NY: State University of New York Press. John Dewey: An Intellectual Portrait. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press Reprint.

Milton Halsey Thomas, John Dewey: A Centennial Bibliography (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, ). Sidney Hook, John Dewey: An Intellectual Portrait (New York: The John Day Co., ) Eric Bredo, “The Social Construction of Learning,” in Handbook of Academic Learning, ed.

Gary Phye (SanDiego: Academic Press, forthcoming). David L. Hildebrand, Beyond Realism and Antirealism: John Dewey and the Neopragmatists (Nashville: Vanderbilt University Press, ).

Sidney Hook, John Dewey: An Intellectual Portrait (New York: John Day Co.,). Todd Lekan, Making Morality: Pragmatist Reconstruction in Ethical Theory (Nashville: Vanderbilt University Press, ). John Dewey (Octo – June 1, ) was an American philosopher, psychologist and educational reformer whose ideas have been influential in education and social reform.

Dewey was an important early developer of the philosophy of pragmatism and one of the founders of functional was a major representative of the progressive and progressive. John Dewey (/ ˈ d uː i /; Octo – June 1, ) was an American philosopher, psychologist, Georgist, and educational reformer whose ideas have been influential in education and social reform.

Dewey is one of the primary figures associated with the philosophy of pragmatism and is considered one of the founders of functional psychology.A Review of Alma mater: University of Vermont, Johns .Essays in Honor of John Dewey, on the Occasion of His Seventieth Birthday, OctoOctagon Books (New York, NY), Hook, Sidney, John Dewey, An Intellectual Portrait, John Day Co.

(New York, NY), John Dewey: Guide to Correspondence and Manuscript Collections, Dewey Center (Carbondale, IL), You can download The Education of John Dewey: A Biography in pdf format.