Democracy and Education: An Introduction to the Philosophy of Education

John DEWEY (1859 - 1952)

An important, controversial, and often cited work on public education. Dewey discusses the role of public education in a democracy and the different methods for achieving quality in education. After its initial publication, this book began a revolution in educational thinking; one that emphasized growth, experience, and activity as key elements in promoting democratic qualities in students and educators alike. (Introduction by timferreira)

Genre(s): *Non-fiction, Philosophy

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 00 00 - Preface Tim Ferreira
00:01:49
Play 01 01 - Education as a Necessity of Life Tim Ferreira
00:20:40
Play 02 02 - Education as a Social Function Tim Ferreira
00:31:18
Play 03 03 - Education as Direction Tim Ferreira
00:41:42
Play 04 04 - Education as Growth Tim Ferreira
00:27:55
Play 05 05 - Preparation, Unfolding, and Formal Discipline Floyd Wilde
00:40:00
Play 06 06 - Education as Conservative and Progressive Bill Mosley
00:41:56
Play 07 07 - The Democratic Conception in Education Wiley Combs
00:47:28
Play 08 08 - Aims in Education fshort
00:29:57
Play 09 09 - Natural Development and Social Efficiency as Aims detroitreads
00:38:46
Play 10 10 - Interest and Discipline Jon Miller
00:41:29
Play 11 11 - Experience and Thinking Tyran Rexx
00:37:35
Play 12 12 - Thinking in Education Shawn Bayern
00:32:15
Play 13 13 - The Nature of Method fshort
00:41:58
Play 14 14 - The Nature of Subject Matter detroitreads
00:37:16
Play 15 15 - Play and Work in the Curriculum fshort
00:32:54
Play 16 16 - The Significance of Geography and History fshort
00:29:14
Play 17 17 - Science in the Course of Study fshort
00:32:26
Play 18 18 - Educational Values Luke Sartor
00:58:23
Play 19 19 - Labor and Leisure detroitreads
00:34:05
Play 20 20 - Intellectual and Practical Studies Raz Mason
00:49:52
Play 21 21 - Physical and Social Studies: Naturalism and Humanism TriciaG
00:36:24
Play 22 22 - The Individual and the World Arnie Horton
00:40:42
Play 23 23 - Vocational Aspects of Education Raz Mason
00:47:54
Play 24 24 - Philosophy of Education fshort
00:25:50
Play 25 25 - Theories of Knowledge Lucretia B.
00:42:35
Play 26 26 - Theories of Morals fshort
00:38:19