Dewey and Hutchins at Chicago

Donald N. Levine

in Powers of the Mind

Published by University of Chicago Press

Published in print November 2006 | ISBN: 9780226475530
Published online February 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780226475783 | DOI:
Dewey and Hutchins at Chicago

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The University of Chicago's contribution to the general education movement took place over the course of a century. At the heart of the educational tradition that developed there, one finds the convergent ideas of John Dewey and Robert Maynard Hutchins. This chapter discusses Dewey as an educationist, Hutchins as an unwitting Deweyan, and the Hutchins–Dewey debate.

Keywords: University of Chicago; general education movement; John Dewey; Robert Maynard Hutchins

Chapter.  5982 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Philosophy and Theory of Education

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