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Whatever Happened to John Dewey?

by Joe R. Burnett 1979

This essay ranges rather far and wide in discussing "whatever happened to John Dewey." I intend the use of the term essay in its etymological sense, a personal summing up of a state of affairs in a manner to be accepted only as exploratory and provisional, because I am convinced that most perspectives on the role of John Dewey in American education are very partial and/or very distorted.

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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 81 Number 2, 1979, p. 192-210
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 1048, Date Accessed: 8/21/2018 3:34:58 AM

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  • Joe Burnett
    University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
    Joe R. Burnett is professor of philosophy of education and acting dean, College of Education, University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana. He is a past president of the Philosophy of Education Society and a member of the Advisory Board of the Center for Dewey Studies, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale.
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