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Reading Dewey

Performing as a Writer
  • John Uhr
Chapter

Abstract

The first lesson comes from US philosopher John Dewey who knew how important education was to modern democracy. Dewey’s narrative of the history of modern political thought highlights the educational power of pioneers of modernity like Francis Bacon and others who wrote works to re-educate readers for the promotion of modernity.

Keywords

John Dewey Modernity Pedagogy Education 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Politics and International RelationsAustralian National UniversityCanberraAustralia

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