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About John Dewey
John Dewey was an American writer, philosopher and psychologist. He is best known for his published works about education.
He is regarded as one of the founders of functional psychology, while he has been associated with the philosophical tradition of pragmatism. He is also regarded as the epitome of liberalism by many historians.
His Personal Life
He was married twice and he had 6 children with his first wife.
He once stated about women: "You think too much of women in terms of sex. Think of them as human individuals for a while, dropping out the sex qualification, and you won’t be so sure of some of your generalizations about what they should and shouldn’t do".
John Dewey Rank
Famous quotes by John Dewey
Education is not preparation for life education is life itself.John Dewey
Education, therefore, is a process of living and not a preparation for future living.John Dewey
Every great advance in science has issued from a new audacity of imagination.John Dewey
Failure is instructive. The person who really thinks learns quite as much from his failures as from his successes.John Dewey
Man is not logical and his intellectual history is a record of mental reserves and compromises. He hangs on to what he can in his old beliefs even when he is compelled to surrender their logical basis.John Dewey
Nature is the mother and the habitat of man, even if sometimes a stepmother and an unfriendly home.John Dewey
No man's credit is as good as his money.John Dewey
Such happiness as life is capable of comes from the full participation of all our powers in the endeavor to wrest from each changing situations of experience its own full and unique meaning.John Dewey
The belief that all genuine education comes about through experience does not mean that all experiences are genuinely or equally educative.John Dewey
The path of least resistance and least trouble is a mental rut already made. It requires troublesome work to undertake the alternation of old beliefs.John Dewey
To find out what one is fitted to do, and to secure an opportunity to do it, is the key to happiness.John Dewey
To me faith means not worrying.John Dewey
F.A.Q. about John Dewey
When is his birthday?
John Dewey's birthday is on October 20, 1859.
In how many days is his birthday?
John's birthday is in 148 days
How old was John when he died?
He was 92 years old.
When did he die?
He died in June 1, 1952.
How old would he be today?
John Dewey would be 162 years old if he was alive today.
Where was John from?
He was born in Burlington, Vermont, U.S..
John Dewey's Popularity
John Dewey was a famous American writer, philosopher and psychologist, who was born on October 20, 1859. As a person born on this date, John Dewey is listed in our database as the 18th most popular celebrity for the day (October 20) and the 3rd most popular for the year (1859).
People born on October 20 fall under the Zodiac sign of Libra, the Scales. John Dewey is the 485th most popular Libra.
Aside from information specific to John Dewey's birthday, John Dewey is the 3712th most famous American and ranks 2nd in famous people born in Burlington, Vermont, U.S.
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