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John Dewey Between Pragmatism and Constructivism
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John Dewey Between Pragmatism and Constructivism

Larry A. Hickman, Stefan Neubert, and Kersten Reich

Abstract

Many contemporary constructivists are particularly attuned to Dewey's penetrating criticism of traditional epistemology, which offers rich alternatives for understanding processes of learning and education, knowledge and truth, and experience and culture. This book, the result of cooperation between the Center for Dewey Studies at Southern Illinois University Carbondale, and the Dewey Center at the University of Cologne, provides an excellent example of the international character of pragmatist studies against the backdrop of constructivist conce ... More

Keywords: John Dewey, traditional epistemology, classical pragmatism, constructivism, power, truth, relativism, inquiry, democracy

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2009 Print ISBN-13: 9780823230181
Published to Fordham Scholarship Online: March 2011 DOI:10.5422/fso/9780823230181.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Larry A. Hickman, editor

Stefan Neubert, author

Kersten Reich, author

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