Quote by John Dewey : “A single course of studies”

A single course of studies for all progressive schools is out of the question; it would mean abandoning the fundamental principle of connection with life-experiences. – John Dewey

Quote by John Dewey : “For in spite of itself”

For in spite of itself any movement that thinks and acts in terms of an ‘ism becomes so involved in reaction against other ‘isms that it is unwittingly controlled by them. For it then forms its principles by reaction against them instead of by a comprehensive, constructive survey of actual needs, problems, and possibilities. – […]

Quote by John Dewey : “Mathematics is often cited as”

Mathematics is often cited as an example of purely normative thinking dependent upon a priori canons and supra-empirical material. But it is hard to see how the student who approaches the matter historically can avoid the conclusion that the status of mathematics is as empirical as metallurgy. – John Dewey

Quote by John Dewey : “Every great advance in science”

Every great advance in science has issued from a new audacity of imagination. – John Dewey