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Description for Dewey Paperback. Series: The Routledge Philosophers. Num Pages: 300 pages. BIC Classification: HPCF; HPQ; JNA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 216 x 139 x 17. Weight in Grams: 380.

John Dewey (1859 - 1952) was the dominant voice in American philosophy through the World Wars, the Great Depression, and the nascent years of the Cold War. With a professional career spanning three generations and a profile that no public intellectual has operated on in the U.S. since, Dewey's biographer Robert Westbrook accurately describes him as "the most important philosopher in modern American history."

In this superb and engaging introduction, Steven Fesmire begins with a chapter on Dewey’s life and works, before discussing and assessing Dewey's key ideas across the major disciplines in philosophy; including metaphysics, epistemology, aesthetics, ethics, educational philosophy, ... Read more

This is an invaluable introduction and guide to this deeply influential philosopher and his legacy, and essential reading for anyone coming to Dewey's work for the first time.

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Taylor & Francis Ltd
The Routledge Philosophers
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About Steven Fesmire
Steven Fesmire holds a joint appointment as Professor of Philosophy and Environmental Studies at Green Mountain College in Vermont, USA. He is the author of John Dewey and Moral Imagination: Pragmatism in Ethics (2003), winner of a 2005 CHOICE "Outstanding Academic Title" award. He is editor of the Oxford Handbook of Dewey (forthcoming 2017) and is preparing a manuscript titled ... Read more

Reviews for Dewey
A CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title, 2015 'Evenhanded and charitable throughout, this introduction avoids the easy dismissal and well-intentioned adulation that often plagued assessments of Dewey’s work throughout the 20th century. … This book is superb in showing the interconnectedness of Dewey’s philosophy, with each chapter building on the ideas developed in previous ones. … In summary, this introduction is ... Read more

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