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Philosophy of Education


reviewed by J. Donald Butler 1959

coverTitle: Philosophy of Education
Author(s): Philop H. Phenix
Publisher: John Wiley, New York
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It is impossible to review the book of a good friend with so-called scholarly objectivity. It has been the pleasure of this writer for several years now to know Philip Phenix, to enjoy his association in the Philosophy of Education Society, and to work with him on some fairly heavy committee assignments. His warm friendliness and his quietly contemplative manner say something which in all probability cannot be found in a book. Nevertheless, careful study of a most painstaking book such as this one makes explicit many ramifications of one's mind which for the most part are unexposed during the course of only occasional sessions together. Until this year Professor Phenix was Professor of Philosophy of Education at Teachers College, Columbia University. But now he has embarked on a new career as Dean at Carleton College which it is hoped will not take him away from the scholarly guild of... (preview truncated at 150 words.)


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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 60 Number 5, 1959, p. 289-289
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 4400, Date Accessed: 10/24/2017 7:20:21 AM

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