Democracy And Education (Large Print Edition)

( 6 )

Overview

The most notable distinction between living and inanimate things is that the former maintain themselves by renewal.' (Excerpt from Chapter 1)
Read More Show Less
... See more details below
Paperback
$24.04
BN.com price
(Save 28%)$33.75 List Price
Democracy and Education (Barnes & Noble Library of Essential Reading)

Available on NOOK devices and apps  
  • NOOK Devices
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 NOOK 7.0
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 NOOK 10.1
  • NOOK HD Tablet
  • NOOK HD+ Tablet
  • NOOK eReaders
  • NOOK Color
  • NOOK Tablet
  • Tablet/Phone
  • NOOK for Windows 8 Tablet
  • NOOK for iOS
  • NOOK for Android
  • NOOK Kids for iPad
  • PC/Mac
  • NOOK for Windows 8
  • NOOK for PC
  • NOOK for Mac
  • NOOK for Web

Want a NOOK? Explore Now

NOOK Book (eBook)
$3.49
BN.com price
(Save 12%)$3.99 List Price
Marketplace
BN.com

All Available Formats & Editions

Overview

The most notable distinction between living and inanimate things is that the former maintain themselves by renewal.' (Excerpt from Chapter 1)
Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781434604545
  • Publisher: BiblioBazaar
  • Publication date: 10/11/2007
  • Pages: 396
  • Product dimensions: 7.44 (w) x 9.69 (h) x 0.81 (d)

Table of Contents

1 Education as a Necessity of Life 1
2 Education as a Social Function 10
3 Education as Direction 23
4 Education as Growth 41
5 Preparation, Unfolding, and Formal Discipline 54
6 Education as Conservative and Progressive 69
7 The Democratic Conception in Education 81
8 Aims in Education 100
9 Natural Development and Social Efficiency as Aims 111
10 Interest and Discipline 124
11 Experience and Thinking 139
12 Thinking in Education 152
13 The Nature of Method 164
14 The Nature of Subject Matter 180
15 Play and Work in the Curriculum 194
16 The Significance of Geography and History 207
17 Science in the Course of Study 219
18 Educational Values 231
19 Labor and Leisure 250
20 Intellectual and Practical Studies 262
21 Physical and Social Studies: Naturalism and Humanism 277
22 The Individual and the World 291
23 Vocational Aspects of Education 306
24 Philosophy of Education 321
25 Theories of Knowledge 333
26 Theories of Morals 346
Index 361
Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Average Rating 3.5
( 6 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(2)

4 Star

(1)

3 Star

(2)

2 Star

(1)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously
Sort by: Showing 1 – 3 of 2 Customer Reviews
  • 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.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

    Was this review helpful? Yes  No   Report this review
  • Anonymous

    Posted January 27, 2011

    No text was provided for this review.

  • Anonymous

    Posted January 3, 2010

    No text was provided for this review.

Sort by: Showing 1 – 3 of 2 Customer Reviews

If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
Why is this product inappropriate?
Comments (optional)