JOHN DEWEY (1859 - 1952)

John Dewey at The University of Chicago, Circa 1905



  • John Dewey: Approches Pragmatiques de la Normativité, Ecole Normale Superieure et Université de Paris 1, 13-14 Mai 2011
  • John Dewey's 150th Birthday Celebration: an International Conference on Dewey's Impact on America and the World, Center for Inquiry, Amherst, October 22-24, 2009


  • University of Colorado, Denver: John Dewey (Hildebrand)




  • Anthologies:

    • The Essential Dewey.  2 Vols.  Ed. Larry A. Hickman and Thomas M. Alexander.  Bloomington: Indiana UP, 1998.

      • Pragmatism, Education, Democracy

      • Ethics, Logic, Psychology

    • The Moral Writings of John Dewey.  Ed. James Gouinlock.  Amherst, NY: Prometheus, 1994.

    • Essential Writings.  Ed. David Sidorsky.  New York: Harper and Row, 1977.

    • On Education: Selected Writings.  Ed. Reginald D. Archambault.  Chicago: U of Chicago P, 1974.

    • The Philosophy of John Dewey.  2 Vols.  Ed. John J. McDermott.  New York: Putnam and Sons, 1973.  Rpt. Chicago: U of Chicago P, 1981.

    • Collected Works, 1882-1953.  37 Vols.  Ed. Jo Ann Boydston.  Carbondale: Southern Illinois UP, 1969-1991.

      • The Later Works, 1925 - 1953.  17 Vols.  1981-1990.

      • The Middle Works, 1899 - 1924.  15 Vols.  1976-1983.

      • The Early Works, 1882 - 1898.  5 Vols.

    • On Experience, Nature and Freedom: Representative Selections.  Ed. Richard J. Bernstein.  New York: Bobbs-Merrill, 1960.

    • Creative Intelligence: Essays in the Pragmatic Attitude.  New York: Henry Holt, 1917.  

    • Essays in Experimental Logic.  Chicago: U of Chicago P, 1916.  Rpt. New York: Dover, n.d.

    • The Influence of Darwin on Philosophy, and Other Essays in Contemporary Thought.  New York: Henry Holt, 1910. 

  • Selected Individual Works:

    • Knowing and the Known.  By Dewey and Arthur F. Bentley.  1949.

    • Problems of Men.  New York: Philosophical Library, 1946.

    • Theory of Valuation.  1939.

    • Freedom and Culture.  New York: Capricorn, 1939.

    • Logic: the Theory of Inquiry New York: Henry Holt, 1938.

    • Liberalism and Social Action.  New York: Capricorn, 1935.

    • A Common Faith.  1934.

    • Art as Experience.  New York: Minton, Balch, 1934.  Rpt. Putnam, 1958.

    • Philosophy and Civilisation.  1929.

    • Characters and Events.  2 Vols.  New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1929.

    • Individualism Old and New.  New York: Capricorn, 1929.

    • The Quest for Certainty.  New York: Minton, Balch, 1929.

    • The Public and its Problems.  1927.

    • Experience and Nature.  Chicago: Open Court, 1925.

    • Human Nature and Conduct.  New York: Henry Holt, 1922.

    • Reconstruction in Philosophy.  New York: Henry Holt, 1920. 

    • Democracy and Education: an Introduction to Philosophy of Education.  New York: Macmillan, 1916.

    • How We Think.  Boston: Heath, 1910.

    • Ethics.  1908.

    • Studies in Logical Theory.  By Dewey, et al.  Chicago: U of Chicago P, 1903.

    • The School and Society.  1899.

    • Leibniz's New Essays Concerning the Human Understanding.  1888.

    • Psychology.  1887.

    • "The Need for a Recovery of Philosophy."  Creative Intelligence: Essays in the Pragmatic Attitude.  New York: Henry Holt, 1917.  3-69. 

      • On Experience, Nature and Freedom: Representative Selections.  Ed. R. J. Bernstein.  New York: Bobbs-Merrill, 1960.  19-69.

    • "From Absolutism to Experimentalism."  

    • "Context and Thought." 

      • On Experience, Nature and Freedom: Representative Selections.  Ed. R. J. Bernstein.  New York: Bobbs-Merrill, 1960.  88-110.

    • "Philosophy and Democracy."  

    • "The Development of American Pragmatism."

    • "The American Intellectual Frontier."    




  • Anthologies:

    • Cochran, Molly, ed.  Cambridge Companion to Dewey Cambridge: CUP, 2010.

    • Haskins, C., and D. Seiple, eds.  Dewey Reconfigured: Essays on Deweyan Pragmatism.  Albany: SUNY Press, 1999.

    • Hickman, Larry A., Matthew Caleb Flamm, Krzysztof Piotr Skowroński, and Jennifer A. Rea, eds.  The Continuing Relevance of John Dewey: Reflections on Aesthetics, Morality, Science, and Society.  Amsterdam: Rodopi, 2010.
    • Hickman, Larry A., Stefan Neubert, and Kersten Reich, eds.  John Dewey Between Pragmatism and Constructivism.  New York: Fordham UP, 2009.

    • Hook, Sidney, ed.  John Dewey: Science and Freedom.  New York: Dial, 1950.

    • Lamont, Corliss, ed.  Dialogue on John Dewey.  New York: Horizon, 1959.

    • McDermott, John J., ed.  The Philosophy of John Dewey.  Chicago: U of Chicago P, 1973.

    • Schilpp, Paul Arthur, and Lewis Hahn, eds.  The Philosophy of John Dewey.  LaSalle, Ill: Open Court, 1931.  Rpt. 1951 and 1989.

    • Seigfried, Charlene Haddock, ed.  Feminist Interpretations of John Dewey.  University Park: Pennsylvania State UP, 2001.

  • Selected Individual Works:

    • Alexander, Thomas.  John Dewey's Theory of Art, Imagination and Experience.  

    • Bernstein, Richard.  John Dewey.  Atascadero, CA: Ridgeview, 1965.

    • Boisvert, Raymond D.  John Dewey: Rethinking Our Time.  Albany: SUNY Press, 1998.

    • Boisvert, Raymond D.  Dewey’s MetaphysicsNew York: Fordham UP, 1988.

    • Bullert, Gary.  The Politics of John Dewey.  Buffalo: Prometheus, 1983.

    • Burke, T.  Dewey's New Logic: a Reply to Russell.  Chicago: U of Chicago P, 1998.

    • Campbell, James.  Understanding John Dewey: Nature and Cooperative Intelligence.  LaSalle, Ill.: Open Court, 1995.

    • Coghlan, Neil.  Young John Dewey: an Essay in American Intellectual History.  Chicago: U of Chicago P, 1975.

    • Dykhuizen, George.  The Life and Mind of John Dewey.  Carbondale, IL: Southern Illinois UP, 1973.

    • Eldridge, Michael.  Transforming Experience: John Dewey's Cultural Instrumentalism Nashville: Vanderbilt UP, 1998.

    • Engler, Ulrich.  Kritik der Erfahring: Die Bedeutung der asthetischen Erfahrung in der Philosophie John Deweys.  Wurzburg: Konigshausen und Neuman, 1992.

    • Fesmire, Steven.  John Dewey and Moral Imagination.  Bloomington: Indiana UP, 2003.

    • Gale, Richard.  John Dewey's Quest for Unity: the Journey of a Promethean Mystic.  Amherst, NY: Prometheus Books, 2010.

    • Goodman, Russell B.  "John Dewey."  American Philosophy and the Romantic Tradition.  Cambridge: CUP, 1990.  90-124.

    • Gouinlock, J.  John Dewey's Philosophy of Value.  New York: Humanities, 1972.

    • Hickman, Larry A.  Pragmatism as Post-Postmodernism: Lessons from John Dewey.  New York: Fordham UP, 2007.

    • Hickman, Larry A.  Reading Dewey Bloomington: Indiana UP, 1998.

    • Hickman, Larry A.  John Dewey's Pragmatic Technology.  Bloomington: Indiana UP, 1992.

    • Hildebrand, David L.  John Dewey: a Beginner's Guide.  Oxford: Oneworld, 2008.

    • Hildebrand, David L.  Beyond Realism and Antirealism: John Dewey and the Neopragmatists.  Nashville: Vanderbilt UP, 2003

    • Hook, Sidney.  Dewey: an Intellectual Portrait.  New York: John Day, 1939.

    • Johnston, James Scott.  Inquiry and Education: John Dewey and the Quest for Democracy.  Albany: SUNY Press, 2006.

    • Kadlec, Alison.  Dewey's Critical Pragmatism.  Lanham, MD: Lexington, 2007.

    • Martin, Jay.  The Education of John Dewey: a Biography.  New York: Columbia UP, 2002.

    • Kulp, Christopher B.  The End of Epistemology: Dewey and His Current Allies on the Spectator Theory of Knowledge.  Westport, Conn.: Greenwood, 1992. 

    • Lubling, Yoram.  The Person Vanishes: John Dewey's Philosophy of Experience and the Self.  New York: Peter Lang, 2011.

    • Popp, Jerome A.  Evolution's First Philosopher: John Dewey and the Continuity of Nature.  Albany: SUNY Press, 2007.

    • Rockefeller, Steven.  John Dewey: Religious Faith and Democratic Humanism.  New York: Columbia UP, 1991.

    • Rogers, Melvin L.  The Undiscovered Dewey: Religion, Morality, and the Ethos of Democracy.  New York: Columbia UP, 2008.

    • Rorty, Richard.  "Dewey's Metaphysics."  The Consequences of Pragmatism.  Minnesota: U of Minneapolis, 1982.  72-89.

    • Ryan, Alan.  John Dewey and the High Tide of American Liberalism.  New York: W. W. Norton, 1995.

    • Shook, John R.  Dewey's Empirical Theory of Knowledge and Reality.  Nashville: Vanderbilt UP, 2000.

    • Simpson, Douglas J.  John Dewey.  New York: Peter Lang, 2006.

    • Sleeper, R. W.  The Necessity of Pragmatism: John Dewey’s Conception of Philosophy.  New Haven: Yale UP, 1986.

    • Thayer, H. S.  The Logic of Pragmatism: an Examination of John Dewey's Logic.  New York: Humanities Press, 1952.

    • Tiles, J. E.  Dewey.  New York: Routledge, 1988.

    • Welchman, Jennifer.  Dewey’s Ethical Thought.  Ithaca.: Cornell UP, 1995.

    • West, Cornel.  "The Coming of Age of American Pragmatism: John Dewey."  The American Evasion of Philosophy: a Genealogy of Pragmatism.  Madison: U of Wisconsin P, 1989.  69-111.
    • Westbrook, Robert B.  John Dewey and American Democracy.  Ithaca: Cornell UP, 1991.

    • White, Morton.  The Origin of Dewey's Instrumentalism.  New York: Columbia UP, 1942.








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