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Pragmatism: Diversity of Subjects In Dewey’s Philosophy and The Present Dewey Scholarship

Stefan Neubert

in John Dewey Between Pragmatism and Constructivism

Published by Fordham University Press

Published in print March 2009 | ISBN: 9780823230181
Published online March 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780823235339 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5422/fso/9780823230181.003.0002

Series: American Philosophy

Pragmatism: Diversity of Subjects In               Dewey’s Philosophy and The Present Dewey Scholarship

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This chapter describes the main themes of Dewey's approach. It examines some central philosophical topics from the impressive richness of Dewey's works and the comprehensive body of his writings, which fill thirty-seven volumes in the critical edition of the Collected Works. The chapter provides comments to a brief discussion of each topic, highlighting its importance as an element within Dewey's overall philosophical approach. The topics include “experience” as a philosophical core concept, theory of art, logic and theory of knowledge, anthropology and social psychology, ethics and moral philosophy, social philosophy and political theory, theory of education and school, and theory of religion.

Keywords: Collected Works; experience; art theory; anthropology; social psychology; moral philosophy; religion; education; political theory; education

Chapter.  6753 words. 

Subjects: Philosophy

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