Democracy and Education

John Dewey

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Democracy and Education: An Introduction to the Philosophy of Education is a book by American philosopher and psychologist, John Dewey, first published in 1916. In this work, Dewey argues the case for the importance of education in society. It is not enough, he claims, that younger members of a group master the basic necessities of subsistence, but that they should also be taught and initiated into the interests, purposes, information, skill, and practices of the mature members who possess the knowledge and customs needed for their characteristic lives to continue.

This book has 136,056 words, 208 pages in the PDF version, and was originally published in 1916.

Production notes: This ebook of Democracy and Education was published by Global Grey on the 19th December 2022. The artwork used for the cover is 'Portrait of K.I. Golovachy with Three Pupils' by Alexey Venetsianov.

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