Meiklejohn and Experimentalism


by Hal G. Lewis - 1943

Although Alexander Meiklejohn seriously criticizes experimentalism in his recent book, Education Between Two Worlds, an analysis of his position shows clearly that he and the experimentalist share a number of very important beliefs: First, both are naturalistic and reject any trans-human ways of gaining knowledge. Second, both accept the theory of biological evolution and interpret its implications for a theory of human personality.


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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 44 Number 8, 1943, p. 563-571
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 9215, Date Accessed: 7/8/2020 1:06:29 AM

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