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James Gutmann


Toward a Philosophy of Educational Liberation

Summer 1970 | Articles

  Writing in The Harvard Educational Review many years ago, I indicated my approach to a philosophy of education by quoting a phrase of John Dewey's and a sentence from William James. Dewey's conception of philosophy as "the generalized theor [...]

Micronesia: Politics and Education

Winter 1973 | Essays

The intimate reciprocal relation which John Dewey discerned between education and politics is significantly illustrated by the developing situation in Micronesia. This thought came repeatedly to my mind while I was in the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands during the summer of 1971 on behalf of the American Civil Liberties Union and the International League for the Rights of Man.