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John Dewey

John DeweyBorn: 20-Oct-1859
Birthplace: Burlington, VT
Died: 1-Jun-1952
Location of death: New York City
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Dewey Memorial, Burlington, VT

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Educator, Philosopher

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Pragmatist philosopher, education reformer

Father: (grocer)
Girlfriend: Anzia Yezierska (novelist, dated 1917-18)
Wife: Alice Chipman Fenton (m. 1886, d., three sons, two daughters)
Wife: Roberta Grant (two children adopted)

    University: University of Vermont (1879)
    University: PhD, Johns Hopkins University (1882-84)
    Professor: University of Michigan (1884-94 excluding 1888-89)
    Professor: University of Minnesota (1888-89)
    Professor: University of Chicago (1894-1904)
    Professor: Professor of Philosophy, Columbia University (1904-30)

    Barnes Foundation
    Traveled to the USSR 1928

Is the subject of books:
The Life and Mind of John Dewey, 1973, BY: George Dykhuizen
John Dewey: Religious Faith and Democratic Humanism, 1991, BY: Steven C. Rockefeller

Author of books:
Psychology (1887)
The School and Society (1899)
The Child and the Curriculum (1902)
Ethics (1908, with James Tufts)
Democracy and Education (1916)
Reconstruction in Philosophy (1920)
Human Nature and Conduct (1922)
The Quest for Certainty (1929)
Art as Experience (1934)
Logic, the Theory of Inquiry (1938)
Experience and Education (1938)
Freedom and Culture (1939)


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