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John Dewey

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John Dewey
Born20 October 1859(1859-10-20)
Burlington, Vermont, Unitit States
Dee'd1 Juin 1952(1952-06-01) (aged 92)
New York Ceety, New York, Unitit States
Alma materVarsity o Vermont
Johns Hopkins Varsity
Era20t-century philosophy
InstitutionsVarsity o Michigan
Varsity o Chicago
Varsity o Chicago Laboratory Schuils
Columbia Varsity
Main interests
Philosophy o eddication, epistemology, jurnalism, ethics
Notable ideas
Reflective thinkin[1]
American Association of University Professors
Immediate empiricism
Inquiry intae Moscow shaw trials aboot Trotsky
Eddicational progressivism

John Dewey (/ˈdi/; October 20, 1859 – Juin 1, 1952) wis an American philosopher, psychologist, an eddicational reformer whase ideas hae been influential in eddication an social reform. Dewey is ane o the primary figurs associatit wi the philosophy o pragmatism an is conseedert ane o the foonders o functional psychology. A Review of General Psychology survey, published in 2002, ranked Dewey as the 93rd maist citit psychologist o the 20t century.[2] A well-kent public intellectual, he wis a major vyce o progressive eddication an liberalism anaa.[3][4] Awtho Dewey is kent best for his furthsettins anent education, he wrate aboot sindry ither topics anaa, includin epistemology, metapheesics, aesthetics, airt, logic, social theory, an ethics.

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  1. John Dewey, How we think (1910), p. 9.
  2. Haggbloom, Steven J.; et al. (2002). "The 100 most eminent psychologists of the 20th century". Review of General Psychology. 6 (2): 139–152. doi:10.1037/1089-2680.6.2.139. S2CID 145668721.
  3. Alan Ryan, John Dewey and the High Tide of American Liberalism, (1995), p. 32
  4. Violas, Paul C.; Tozer, Steven; Senese, Guy B. School and Society: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives. McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages. p. 121. ISBN 0-07-298556-9.