Dewey and the Ancients: Essays on Hellenic and Hellenistic by Christopher C. Kirby PDF

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By Christopher C. Kirby

Dewey's scholars at Columbia observed him as "an Aristotelian extra Aristotelian than Aristotle himself."
However, beforehand, there was little attention of the impression Greek inspiration had at the highbrow improvement of this key American philosopher.

By reading, intimately, Dewey's therapy and appropriation of Greek notion, the authors during this quantity exhibit an another way principally neglected part of his highbrow improvement and finalized rules. instead of delivering only one unified account of Dewey's connection to Greek notion, this quantity bargains a number of views on Dewey's view of the goals and objective of philosophy. finally, every one writer finds ways that Dewey's suggestion used to be according to historical subject matters. while mixed, they give a tapestry of comparative methods with precise recognition paid to key contributions in political, social, and pedagogical philosophy.

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