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An important, controversial, and often cited work on public education. Dewey discusses the role of public education in a democracy and the different methods for achieving quality in education. After its initial publication, this book began a revolution in educational thinking; one that emphasized growth, experience, and activity as key elements in promoting democratic qualities in students and educators alike. (Introduction by timferreira)

Democracy and Education: An Introduction to the Philosophy of Education by DEWEY, John LibriVox

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An important, controversial, and often cited work on public education. Dewey discusses the role of public education in a democracy and the different methods for achieving quality in education. After its initial publication, this book began a revolution in educational thinking; one that emphasized growth, experience, and activity as key elements in promoting democratic qualities in students and educators alike. (Introduction by timferreira)

    00 - Preface

    00 - Preface

    • 1 min
    01 - Education as a Necessity of Life

    01 - Education as a Necessity of Life

    • 20 min
    02 - Education as a Social Function

    02 - Education as a Social Function

    • 31 min
    03 - Education as Direction

    03 - Education as Direction

    • 41 min
    04 - Education as Growth

    04 - Education as Growth

    • 27 min
    05 - Preparation, Unfolding, and Formal Discipline

    05 - Preparation, Unfolding, and Formal Discipline

    • 40 min

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