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John Dewey


Born
in Burlington, Vermont, The United States
October 20, 1859

Died
June 01, 1952

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John Dewey was an American philosopher, psychologist and educational reformer whose ideas have been influential in education and social reform. Dewey, along with Charles Sanders Peirce and William James, is recognized as one of the founders of the philosophy of pragmatism and of functional psychology. He was a major representative of the progressive and progressive populist philosophies of schooling during the first half of the 20th century in the USA.

In 1859, educator and philosopher John Dewey was born in Burlington, Vermont. He earned his doctorate at Johns Hopkins University in 1884. After teaching philosophy at the University of Michigan, he joined the University of Chicago as head of a department in philosophy, psychology and educatio
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“We do not learn from experience... we learn from reflecting on experience.”
John Dewey

“Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself.”
John Dewey

“Failure is instructive. The person who really thinks learns quite as much from his failures as from his successes.”
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