Download e-book for kindle: Dewey and the Ancients: Essays on Hellenic and Hellenistic by Christopher C. Kirby

By Christopher C. Kirby

ISBN-10: 1472510550

ISBN-13: 9781472510556

ISBN-10: 1474242103

ISBN-13: 9781474242103

Dewey's scholars at Columbia observed him as "an Aristotelian extra Aristotelian than Aristotle himself."
However, before, there was little attention of the impression Greek suggestion had at the highbrow improvement of this key American philosopher.

By studying, intimately, Dewey's therapy and appropriation of Greek idea, the authors during this quantity exhibit an differently principally ignored aspect of his highbrow improvement and finalized rules. instead of providing only one unified account of Dewey's connection to Greek notion, this quantity deals a number of views on Dewey's view of the goals and function of philosophy. eventually, each one writer finds ways that Dewey's inspiration used to be in response to historical topics. whilst mixed, they give a tapestry of comparative ways with particular realization paid to key contributions in political, social, and pedagogical philosophy.

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