Analysis of Dewey’s pre-1916 work on logic and its relationship to his better-known 1938 book on the topic.
When John Dewey’s logical theory is discussed, the focus is invariably on his 1938 book Logic: The Theory of Inquiry. His earlier logical works are seldom referenced except in relation to that later work. As a result, Dewey’s earlier logical theory is cut off from his later work, a...(Read More)
From Education Theory to Practice James Scott Johnston - Author
Presents John Dewey’s theory of inquiry and applies it to various areas of the primary, middle, and secondary school curricula.
Deweyan Inquiry brings John Dewey’s theory of inquiry together with educational theory and practice. James Scott Johnston uses Dewey’s late masterpiece Logic: The Theory of Inquiry as a guide and looks at inquiry in science and science education, social ...(Read More)
Provides a central role for Dewey’s talk of education and how it fits into his overall philosophy.
Inquiry and Education offers a lucid and challenging interpretation of John Dewey, his critics, and his supporters. Thematically organized, the book focuses on four of Dewey’s preeminent concernsinquiry, growth, community, and democracyand their close association with formal education. This book f...(Read More)