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By: John Dewey (1859-1952)

Book cover Democracy and Education: an introduction to the philosophy of education
Book cover The Child and the Curriculum
Book cover Moral Principles in Education
Book cover How We Think

A book written by an American education philosopher in which he proposed “This scientific attitude of mind might, conceivably, be quite irrelevant to teaching children and youth. But this book also represents the conviction that such is not the case; that the native and unspoiled attitude of childhood, marked by ardent curiosity, fertile imagination, and love of experimental inquiry, is near, very near, to the attitude of the scientific mind. If these pages assist any to appreciate this kinship and to consider seriously how its recognition in educational practice would make for individual happiness and the reduction of social waste, ...

Book cover Letters from China and Japan
Book cover China, Japan and the U.S.A. Present-Day Conditions in the Far East and Their Bearing on the Washington Conference
Book cover Democracy and Education: An Introduction to the Philosophy of Education

An important, controversial, and often cited work on public education. Dewey discusses the role of public education in a democracy and the different methods for achieving quality in education. After its initial publication, this book began a revolution in educational thinking; one that emphasized growth, experience, and activity as key elements in promoting democratic qualities in students and educators alike. (Introduction by timferreira)


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