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Dewey & education

I have taken it upon myself to read Dewey after many years’ hiatus from his remarkably clear prose and his fervent support of free, equal, and accessible education for all. 595 more words


john dewey / art as experience

In the first and second chapters of his 1934 book Art as Experience, “The Live Creature” and “Having an Experience,” the American philosopher John Dewey begins to lay down his aesthetic theory with a primary emphasis on experience. 2,016 more words

La libertà della ricerca scientifica non è illimitata

di Michele Marsonet.Mentre negli ultimi secoli la scienza è stata considerata una forma di conoscenza in grado di fornirci una rappresentazione del mondo neutrale e oggettiva, in tempi più recenti si è compreso che la fiducia nella possibilità di determinare un punto di vista “privilegiato” in base al quale effettuare le osservazioni era mal riposta.
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Believing in Wizards

There are certain debates in a representative democracy that are eternal for a reason–and that reason often lies the nature of humanity and human vanity. One of these debates, in the United States, was first apparent in the animosity between Thomas Jefferson and Alexander Hamilton. 964 more words


"How We Think", John Dewey, 1910

“How We Think” is a wonderful work by John Dewey, an American education pioneer, which both defines what it means to think (and more specifically – to think critically) and shows what techniques can be used to teach critical thinking to children. 115 more words


Reflective practice

John Dewey

Back in the early 20th century, John Dewey wrote about his ideas on experiential learning, more specifically on reflective inquiry¹. He divised a cyclic schema like this: 809 more words