Mar 08, 2021
The Later Works of John Dewey, Volume 4, 1925 - 1953: 1929: The Quest for Certainty
Posted by John Dewey Jo Ann Boydston Stephen Toulmin

This volume includes all Dewey s writings for 1938 except for Logic The Theory of Inquiry Volume 12 of The Later Works , as well as his 1939 Freedom and Culture, Theory of Valuation, and two items from Intelligence in the Modern World Freedom and Culture presents, as Steven M Cahn points out, the essence of his philosophical position a commitment to a free society, crThis volume includes all Dewey s writings for 1938 except for Logic The Theory of Inquiry Volume 12 of The Later Works , as well as his 1939 Freedom and Culture, Theory of Valuation, and two items from Intelligence in the Modern World Freedom and Culture presents, as Steven M Cahn points out, the essence of his philosophical position a commitment to a free society, critical intelligence, and the education required for their advance.

  • Title: The Later Works of John Dewey, Volume 4, 1925 - 1953: 1929: The Quest for Certainty
  • Author: John Dewey Jo Ann Boydston Stephen Toulmin
  • ISBN: 9780809328147
  • Page: 290
  • Format: Paperback
  • The Later Works of John Dewey Volume The Quest for Certainty This volume includes all Dewey s writings for except for Logic The Theory of Inquiry Volume of The Later Works as well as his Freedom and Culture Theory of Valuation and two items fro

    Gilbert Wesley Purdy

    While Dewey is too sure that the answers are straight forward, it cannot be denied that he is brilliant I have a love hate relationship with his books Go back from time to time to get a booster shot of pragmatism.


    Roxanne Russell

    Dewey and I see eye to eye.


    Sergio Gomez diaz-ureña

    Dewey s narrative, starting with the Greeks and the relationship between the leisure classes, artisans, slaves and laborers in their thought is very thought provoking His explanation of instrumentalism in relation to Newtonian and Einsteinian science is powerful The chapter on the construction of the good, inspiring Dewey is like a painter whose master pieces unfold before your very eyes When you first look at one part of the whole painting you fail to see the beauty you might even find it hideo [...]


    Ashraf Ali

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    eesenor

    Dewey argues that the traditional intellectual quest for certainty is a quest for security that has only separated theory and practice, a separation that can only be overcome by an appreciation of the value of uncertainty, and a settling for probability.


    Matt

    Have to admit that this book is back on the shelf No time for it right now Seriously, how have I gotten this far as not only a Dewey scholar, but an expert on Dewey s philosophy of science, without having sat down with this book and read it cover to cover


    Seth

    Many Dewey scholars believe this is Dewey s best book I have to agree In my opinion, Dewey sums his thought up better here, than in Experience and Nature.


    Sarah

    Some of the best educational ideas of all time some of the worst writing in history.


    Tom

    A great book that lays outs Dewey s thoughts on the history of human inquiry.



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