TITLE

WHO GETS TO BE A PHILOSOPHER? DEWEY, DEMOCRACY & PHILOSOPHICAL IDENTITY

AUTHOR(S)
Rocha, Samuel D.
PUB. DATE
January 2012
SOURCE
Philosophical Studies in Education;2012, Vol. 43, p62
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The author comments on philosopher, educator and psychologist John Dewey's commitment to democracy. In his book "Democracy and Education," Dewey asserted that the criteria of shared interest and freedom of interaction point towards democracy. The author points that to accept the idea of the democratization of philosophy, it should result to an urgent need for people to be humble.
ACCESSION #
91977651

 

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