John dewey

Discover the influential ideas and theories of John Dewey, a renowned philosopher and educator. Learn how his philosophy shaped modern education and society.
One of the founders of functional psychology... People, Albert Einstein, Democratic Society, John Dewey, Great Thinkers, Encyclopedia Of Philosophy, Williams James, Author, Johns Hopkins University

functionalism, in psychology, a broad school of thought originating in the U.S. during the late 19th century that attempted to counter the German school of structuralism led by Edward B. Titchener. Functionalists, including psychologists William James and James Rowland Angell, and philosophers George H. Mead, Archibald L. Moore, and John Dewey, stressed the importance of empirical, rational thought over an experimental, trial-and-error philosophy. The group was concerned more with the…

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