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John Dewey (1859-1952), a founder of the philosophical school of pragmatism, was the outstanding thinker in American educational reform during the first half of the twentieth century. His many works on psychology, education, and philosophy include: On Education: Selected Writings, also published by the University of Chicago Press.

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Education -- Philosophy.
Educational sociology.
Child development.
Education -- Aims and objectives.
University of Chicago. -- Laboratory Schools -- History.