Democracy and Education

An Introduction to the Philosophy of Education
John Dewey

First published in 1916, this classic continues to influence contemporary educational thought.

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Dewey, J. (2018). Democracy and Education. EdTech Books. Retrieved from


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John Dewey (1859-1952) was an educational philosopher and reformer in the U.S. His works were influential in giving rise to the philosophical tradition of pragmatism. His thinking and works have influenced the development of the U.S. public education system perhaps more than any other individual.