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Overview

This edition features
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CONTENTS
Chapter One: Education as a Necessity of Life
Summary. It is the very nature of life to strive to continue in being.
Chapter Two: Education as a Social Function
Summary. The development within the young of the attitudes
Chapter Three: Education as Direction
Summary. The natural or native impulses of the young do not agree
Chapter Four: Education as Growth
Summary. Powr to grow depends upon need for others and plasticity
Chapter Five: Preparation, Unfolding, and Formal Discipline
Summary. The conception that the result of the educative process
Chapter Six: Education as Conservative and Progressive
Summary. Education may be conceived either retrospectively
Chapter Seven: The Democratic Conception in Education
Summary. Since education is a social process, and there are many kinds
Chapter Eight: Aims in Education
Summary. An aim denotes the result of any natural process
Chapter Nine: Natural Development and Social Efficiency as Aims
Summary. General or comprehensive aims are points of view for surveying
Chapter Ten: Interest and Discipline
Summary. Interest and discipline are correlative aspects of activity
Chapter Eleven: Experience and Thinking
Summary. In determining the place of thinking
Chapter Twelve: Thinking in Education
Summary. Processes of instruction are unified in the degree
Chapter Thirteen: The Nature of Method
Summary. Method is a statement of the way the subject matter
Chapter Fourteen: The Nature of Subject Matter
Summary. The subject matter of education consists primarily
Chapter Fifteen: Play and Work in the Curriculum
Summary. In the previous chapter we found that the primary subject
Chapter Sixteen: The Significance of Geography and History
Summary. It is the nature of an experience to have implications
Chapter Seventeen: Science in the Course of Study
Summary. Science represents the fruition of the cognitive factors
Chapter Eighteen: Educational Values
Summary. Fundamentally, the elements involved in a discussion of value
Chapter Nineteen: Labor and Leisure
Summary. Of the segregations of educational values
Chapter Twenty: Intellectual and Practical Studies
Summary. The Greeks were induced to philosophize
Chapter Twenty-one: Physical and Social Studies: Naturalism and Humanism
Summary. The philosophic dualism between man and nature is reflected
Chapter Twenty-two: The Individual and the World
Summary. True individualism is a product of the relaxation of the grip
Chapter Twenty-Three: Vocational Aspects of Education
Summary. A vocation signifies any form of continuous activity
Chapter Twenty-four: Philosophy of Education
Summary. After a review designed to bring out the philosophic issues
Chapter Twenty-five: Theories of Knowledge
Summary. Such social divisions as interfere with free and full
Chapter Twenty-six: Theories of Morals
Summary. The most important problem of moral education in the school
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  • BN ID: 2940013682603
  • Publisher: VolumesOfValue
  • Publication date: 1/21/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 409 KB

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"John Dewey (1859 – 1952) 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 psychology. He was a major representative of progressive education and liberalism." -- Wikipedia
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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 16, 2009

    Democracy and Education

    I was pleased with the purchase of this book. I used it for a research paper and it had all the information that I needed for the paper. Although not an abridged version, it lacks more information in terms of the table of contents and the ability to look for topics in an index, which sometimes proves helpful, especially in research endeavors. The book is all Dewey, however, and it is a very good read for people truly interested in educational philosophy. It is a very good deal pricewise.

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