TITLE

John Dewey on the Object of Knowledge

AUTHOR(S)
Dicker, Georges
PUB. DATE
June 1972
SOURCE
Transactions of the Charles S. Peirce Society;Summer1972, Vol. 8 Issue 3, p152
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Considers whether John Dewey is committed to a constructionalism which conflicts radically with common-sense realism. Activity of the knower and the alteration of things to be known; Quotations from the book 'The Quest for Certainty,' by Dewey; Emphasis on object of knowledge.
ACCESSION #
10078579

 

Related Articles

  • The Quest for Certainty (Book). Burke, Kenneth // New Republic;9/3/30, Vol. 64 Issue 822, p77 

    Reviews the book "The Quest for Certainty," by John Dewey.

  • Food from Thought. Garrison, Jim; Watson, Bruce W. // Journal of Speculative Philosophy;2005, Vol. 19 Issue 4, p242 

    The article presents commentary on naturalist John Dewey's transactional theory of inquiry and biologically based naturalism. The author uses foods that are poisonous without proper preparation, such as pork or puffer fish, as literal examples of Dewey's philosophies on the interaction between...

  • A General Sketch of a Semiotically Understood and Oriented Organic Experiential Philosophy of Educology for Developing Democracies in the World. Fisher, James E. // International Journal of Educology;2003, Vol. 17 Issue 1/2, p1 

    The argument is developed to support the philosophy that inquirers in and about educology must seek and teach knowledge about the semiositally understood and oriented organic connection of education and experience. It follows the philosophy that knowledge is the resolution of the uncertainty...

  • Action and Inquiry in Dewey's Philosophy. Rogers, Melvin L. // Transactions of the Charles S. Peirce Society;Winter2007, Vol. 43 Issue 1, p90 

    The article examines John Dewey's conception of inquiry. It argues that Dewey's account of inquiry can be ascertain if read as a transformation of Aristotle's categories of knowledge: espiètmè, phronèsis and technè. The article states that according to Dewey, inquiry is the process...

  • An Incomplete Diagnosis. Phillips Jr., Alan G. // Ars Disputandi (AD);2007, Vol. 7, p1 

    The article explores how American philosopher John Dewey depicted the concept of evil in his books. Dewey's books included in this article include "How We Think," "The Quest For Certainty" and "Logic: The Theory of Inquiry." It is noted here that Dewey often evaded general attempts to identify...

  • THE DOCTRINE OF THE SITUATION AND THE METHOD OF SOCIAL SCIENCE. Ward, Paul W. // Social Forces;Oct30, Vol. 9 Issue 1, p49 

    The article presents a discussion about research and teaching and methodology in social science. The author notes that Professor John Dewey's general theory of intelligence is that consciousness is conditioned by conflict. He comments on the character of Professor John Dewey's notion of the...

  • Can Pragmatists be Institutionalists? John Dewey Joins the Non-ideal/Ideal Theory Debate. Ralston, Shane // Human Studies;Jan2010, Vol. 33 Issue 1, p65 

    During the 1960s and 1970s, institutionalists and behavioralists in the discipline of political science argued over the legitimacy of the institutional approach to political inquiry. In the discipline of philosophy, a similar debate concerning institutions has never taken place. Yet, a growing...

  • Toward an Epistemology of the Hand. Brinkmann, Svend; Tanggaard, Lene // Studies in Philosophy & Education;May2010, Vol. 29 Issue 3, p243 

    Western philosophy has been greatly influenced by visual metaphors. Knowing something has commonly, yet implicitly, been conceptualized as seeing something clearly, learning has been framed as being visually exposed to something, and the mind has been understood as a ‘mirror of...

  • Instrumentalism and Poetic Thinking: A Critique of Dewey's Logic of Thought. McGinn, Mark // Stance (1943-1880);Apr2013, Vol. 6, p45 

    This paper offers a critique of the instrumental logic of thought found in the middle period of Dewey's philosophy. His instrumentalism requires that thought serves to effect a physical alteration in the conditions of experience through an experimental act, the results of which retrospectively...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics