By Christopher C. Kirby
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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Dewey and the Ancients: Essays on Hellenic and Hellenistic Themes in the Philosophy of John Dewey (Bloomsbury Studies in American Philosophy) by Christopher C. Kirby