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John dewey's sensible mysticism

Douglas R. Anderson

in Philosophy Americana

Published by Fordham University Press

Published in print May 2006 | ISBN: 9780823225507
Published online March 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780823235506 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5422/fso/9780823225507.003.0009

Series: American Philosophy

John dewey's sensible mysticism

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This chapter describes John Dewey's sensible mysticism. It brings attention to what for Dewey was commonplace in his own work. He is often portrayed as a quiet, dry, and functional New Englander whose aims are practical in a narrow sense; but his work discloses another dimension of Dewey: a wilder, richer, quasi-Emersonian figure.

Keywords: John Dewey; sensible mysticism; Emerson; New England

Chapter.  4591 words. 

Subjects: Philosophy

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