How We Think

John DEWEY (1859 - 1952)

A book written by an American education philosopher in which he proposed “This scientific attitude of mind might, conceivably, be quite irrelevant to teaching children and youth. But this book also represents the conviction that such is not the case; that the native and unspoiled attitude of childhood, marked by ardent curiosity, fertile imagination, and love of experimental inquiry, is near, very near, to the attitude of the scientific mind. If these pages assist any to appreciate this kinship and to consider seriously how its recognition in educational practice would make for individual happiness and the reduction of social waste, ...”

Excerpt From: John Dewey. “How We Think.” - Summary by Linda Andrus

Genre(s): Modern

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 00 PREFACE Linda Andrus
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Play 01 I. What is Thought? Linda Andrus
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Play 02 II. The Need For Training Thought Linda Andrus
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Play 03 III. Natural Resources in the Training of Thought Linda Andrus
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Play 04 IV. Social Conditions and the Training of Thought Linda Andrus
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Play 05 V. Training: The Psychological and the Logical Linda Andrus
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Play 06 VI. The Analysis of a Complete Act of Thought Linda Andrus
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Play 07 VII. Systematic Inference: Induction and Deduction Linda Andrus
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Play 08 VIII. Judgment: The Interpretation of Facts Linda Andrus
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Play 09 IX. Meaning: Or Conceptions and Understanding Linda Andrus
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Play 10 X. Concrete and Absract Thinking Linda Andrus
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Play 11 XI. Empirical and Scientific Thinking Linda Andrus
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Play 12 XII. Activity and the Training of Thought Linda Andrus
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Play 13 XIII. Language and the Training of Thought Linda Andrus
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Play 14 XIV. Observation and Information in the Training of Mind Linda Andrus
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Play 15 XV. The Recitation and the Training of Thought Linda Andrus
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Play 16 XVI. Some General Conclusions Linda Andrus
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