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Democracy and Education
John Dewey
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Democracy and Education
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A critical survey of the philosophy and aims of education in a democratic society.

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English
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Preface
Democracy and Eduction
I: Education as a Necessity of Life
I: Renewal of Life by Transmission
II: Education and Communication
III: The Place of Formal Education
Summary
II: Education as a Social Function
I: The Nature and Meaning of Environment
II: The Social Environment
III: The Social Medium as Educative
IV: The School as a Special Environment
Summary
III: Education as Direction
I: The Environment as Directive
II: Modes of Social Direction
III: Imitation and Social Psychology
IV: Some Applications to Education
Summary
IV: Education as Growth
I: The Conditions of Growth
II: Habits as Expressions of Growth
III: The Educational Bearings of the Conception of Development
Summary
V: Preparation, Unfolding, and Formal Discipline
I: Education as Preparation
II: Education as Unfolding
III: Education as Training of Faculties
Summary
VI: Education as Conservative and Progressive
I: Education as Formation
II: Education as Recapitulation and Retrospection
III: Education as Reconstruction
Summary
VII: The Democratic Conception in Education
I: The Implications of Human Association
II: The Democratic Ideal
III: The Platonic Educational Philosophy
IV: The “Individualistic” Ideal of the Eighteenth Century
V: Education as National and as Social
Summary
VIII: Aims in Education
I: The Nature of an Aim
II: The Criteria of Good Aims
III: Applications in Education
Summary
IX: Natural Development and Social Efficiency as Aims
I: Nature as Supplying the Aim
II: Social Efficiency as Aim
III: Culture as Aim
Summary
X: Interest and Discipline
I: The Meaning of the Terms
II: The Importance of the Idea of Interest in Education
III: Some Social Aspects of the Question
Summary
XI: Experience and Thinking
I: The Nature of Experience
II: Reflection in Experience
Summary
XII: Thinking in Education
I: The Essentials of Method
Summary
XIII: The Nature of Method
I: The Unity of Subject Matter and Method
II: Method as General and as Individual
III: The Traits of Individual Method
IV: Responsibility
Summary
XIV: The Nature of Subject Matter
I: Subject Matter of Educator and of Learner
II: The Development of Subject Matter in the Learner
III: Science or Rationalized Knowledge
IV: Subject Matter as Social
Summary
XV: Play and Work in the Curriculum
I: The Place of Active Occupations in Education
II: Available Occupations
III: Work and Play
Summary
XVI: The Significance of Geography and History
I: Extension of Meaning of Primary Activities
II: The Complementary Nature of History and Geography
III: History and Present Social Life
Summary
XVII: Science in the Course of Study
I: The Logical and the Psychological
II: Science and Social Progress
III: Naturalism and Humanism in Education
Summary
XVIII: Educational Values
I: The Nature of Realization or Appreciation
II: The Valuation of Studies
III: The Segregation and Organization of Values
Summary
XIX: Labor and Leisure
I: The Origin of the Opposition
II: The Present Situation
Summary
XX: Intellectual and Practical Studies
I: The Opposition of Experience and True Knowledge
II: The Modern Theory of Experience and Knowledge
III: Experience as Experimentation
Summary
XXI: Physical and Social Studies: Naturalism and Humanism
I: The Historic Background of Humanistic Study
II: The Modern Scientific Interest in Nature
III: The Present Educational Problem
Summary
XXII: The Individual and the World
I: Mind as Purely Individual
II: Individual Mind as the Agent of Reorganization
III: Educational Equivalents
Summary
XXIII: Vocational Aspects of Education
I: The Meaning of Vocation
II: The Place of Vocational Aims in Education
III: Present Opportunities and Dangers
Summary
XXIV: Philosophy of Education
I: A Critical Review
II: The Nature of Philosophy
Summary
XXV: Theories of Knowledge
I: Continuity Versus Dualism
II: Schools of Method
Summary
XXVI: Theories of Morals
I: The Inner and the Outer
II: The Opposition of Duty and Interest
III: Intelligence and Character
IV: The Social and the Moral
Summary
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