2011 Reprint of 1929 Edition. Full facsimile of the original edition, not reproduced with Optical Recognition Software. This essay is Dewey's answer to the question: "Can there be a science of Education?" Contents Include: The sources of a science of education. Education as a science -- Education as an art -- Experience and abstraction -- What science means -- Illustrations from the physical sciences -- Borrowed techniques insufficient -- Laws vs. rules -- Scientifically developed attitudes -- Sources vs. content -- Educative processes as a source -- Illustration from engineering -- Science of education not independent -- Illustrations from measurements -- The scientific sources of education -- Arm-chair science -- Illustrations from school reports -- The teacher as investigator -- No intrinsic educational science content -- Special sources -- Illustrations -- Hypotheses -- The purpose of the philosophy of education -- Psychology -- Qualitative vs. quantitative values -- Illustration from S-R psychology -- Illustration from psychiatry -- Sociology -- Educational values -- General conclusion.