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Author Dewey, John, 1859-1952.

Title Democracy and education / John Dewey
Edition Dover ed
Published Mineola, N.Y. : Dover Publications, 2004
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Description 1 online resource (ix, 358 pages .)
Contents Chapter 1 Education as a Necessity of Life -- Chapter II Education as a Social Function -- Chapter III Education as Direction -- Chapter IV Education as Growth -- Chapter V Preparation, Unfolding, and Formal Discipline -- Chapter VI Education as Conservative and Progressive -- Chapter VII The Democratic Conception in Education -- Chapter VIII Aims in Education -- Chapter IX Natural Development and Social Efficiency as Aims -- Chapter X Interest and Discipline -- Chapter XI Experience and Thinking -- Chapter XII Thinking in Education -- Chapter XIII The Nature of Method -- Chapter XIV The Nature of Subect Matter -- Chapter XV Play and Work in the Curriculum -- Chapter XVI The Significance of Geography and History -- Chapter XVII Science in the Course of Study -- Chapter XVIII Educational Values -- Chapter XIX Labor and Leisure -- Chapter XX Intellectual and Practical Studies -- Chapter XXI Physical and Social Studies: Naturalism and Humanism -- Chapter XXII The Individual and the World -- Chapter XXIII Vocational Aspects of Education -- Chapter XXIV Philosophy of Education -- Chapter XXV Theories of Knowledge -- Chapter XXVI Theories of Morals
Summary Examines the various methods of providing quality public education in a democratic society stressing growth, experience, and activity as factors that promote a democratic character in students
Notes Originally published: New York : Macmillan, 1916
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Education -- Philosophy.
Education -- Social aspects.
Education -- Philosophy.
Education -- Social aspects.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0486122069