John Dewey and the Lessons of Art

John Dewey and the Lessons of Art

by Philip W. Jackson
     
 

In this book, Philip W. Jackson examines John Dewey's thinking about the arts and its implicatons for educational practices. Jackson discusses Dewey's aesthetic theory, considers the transformative power of the experience of art, and shows in specific instances how the application of Dewey's view of the arts would improve learning experiences. See more details below

Overview

In this book, Philip W. Jackson examines John Dewey's thinking about the arts and its implicatons for educational practices. Jackson discusses Dewey's aesthetic theory, considers the transformative power of the experience of art, and shows in specific instances how the application of Dewey's view of the arts would improve learning experiences.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780300082890
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
02/28/2000
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
6.09(w) x 9.13(h) x 0.49(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction
1Experience and the Arts1
2The Spirituality of Art-Centered Experiences68
3Experience as Artifice: Putting Dewey's Theory to Work121
4Some Educational Implications of Dewey's Theory of Experience165
References197
Index201

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