John Dewey and American Democracy / Edition 1

John Dewey and American Democracy / Edition 1

by Robert B. Westbrook
     
 

Robert B. Westbrook reconstructs the evolution of Dewey's thought and practice in this masterful intellectual biography, combining readings of his major works with an engaging account of key chapters in his activism.See more details below

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Robert B. Westbrook reconstructs the evolution of Dewey's thought and practice in this masterful intellectual biography, combining readings of his major works with an engaging account of key chapters in his activism.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780801481116
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
Publication date:
02/01/1993
Edition description:
REPRINT
Pages:
592
Sales rank:
1,493,844
Product dimensions:
6.01(w) x 9.07(h) x 1.35(d)

Table of Contents

Prologue: The Making of a Philosopher

Part One. A Social Gospel (1882–1904)
1. The Hegelian Bacillus
2. Organic Democracy
3. Chicago Pragmatism
4. No Mean City

Part Two. Progressive Democracy (1904–1918)
5. Reconstructing Philosophy
6. Democracy and Education
7. The Politics of War

Part Three. Toward the Great Community (1918–1929)
8. The Politics of Peace 23
9. The Phantom Public
10. Philosophy and Democracy

Part Four. Democrat Emeritus (1929–1952)
11. Consummatory Experience
12. Socialist Democracy
13. Their Morals and Ours
14. Keeping the Common Faith

Epilogue: The Wilderness and the Promised Land

Bibliographical Note
Index

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