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Human Nature and Conduct In This Compelling Work Of Philosophy, John Dewey Explores The Development Of Personal Character And How One Interacts With Society Relying On Human Physiology And Psychology As Evidence, He Investigates How We Make Moral Choices, Cope With Our Surroundings, And Act Resourcefully He Explains That These Social Functions Spring From Natural, Moral Foundations, As He Describes His Views On Social Psychology.

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  • Hardcover
  • Human Nature and Conduct
  • John Dewey
  • English
  • 18 January 2017
  • 0394601734

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    Together with Charles Peirce, William James, and Josiah Royce, John Dewey forms part of an outpouring of American thought in the early 20th Century frequently called the golden age of American philosophy Peirce, James and Dewey founded and taught variations of philosophical pragmatism while Royce, heavily influenced by pragmatism, was closer to philosophical idealism I have read less of Dewey than of the three companion thinkers.Dewey 1859 1952 lived a long, active life during which he Together with Charles Peirce, William James, and Josiah Royce, John Dewey forms part of an outpouring of American thought in the early 20th Century frequently called the golden age of American philosophy Peirce, James and Dewey founded and taught variations of philosophical pragmatism while Royce, heavily influenced by pragmatism, was closer to philosophical idealism I have read less of Dewey than of the three companion thinkers.Dewey 1859 1952 lived a long, active life during which he wrote prolifically I have thought it difficult to get a cl...


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    Brilliant, brilliant, brilliant I m so glad I finally decided to read this book in its entirety It proves every bit as inspirational as I remember andPerhaps I just haven t read enough philosophy, but I m surprised that this book isn t heralded as a key moment in American philosophy, if not Western philosophy altogether Too many great moments and arguments to relate, all in lucid, evocative prose Dewey s interpretation of Kant s Categorical Imperative is wonderful, and for the first t Brilliant, brilliant, brilliant I m so glad I finally decided to read this book in its entirety It proves every bit as inspirational as I remember andPerhaps I just haven t read enough philosophy, but I m surprised that this book isn t heralded as a key moment in American philosophy, if not Western philosophy altogether Too many great moments and arguments to relate, all in lucid, evocative prose Dewey s interpretation of Kant s Categorical Imperative is wonderful, and for the first time I think I m starting to get a grip on why that idea is such a significant part of philosophical history I will use this book as a constant reference in years to come.My one criticism is that, at t...


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    If you don t mind wading through Dewey s dense vocabulary and sentence construction, Human Nature and Conduct provides an interesting critique of and alternative to the Platonic, Utilitarian, and religious conceptions of morality and progress.


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    This book changed my life.


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    Coming out of the age of Darwin, Dewey acknowledges biological nature by noting the obvious e.g., where body organs like hunger and sex are involved , but then moves to his real point, which is that culture forms our human nature in the way that it really counts A plastic human nature he says, takes form because of its social environment Nature provides the raw material for human nature impulses but impulses and character are formed by culture and habit, which are the ways of using Coming out of the age of Darwin, Dewey acknowledges biological nature by noting the obvious e....


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    The only ones who have the right to criticize radicals adopting for the moment that perversion of language which identities the radical with the destructive rebel are those who put as much effort into reconstruction as the rebels are putting into destruction The primary accusation against the revolu...


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    This book came recommended by Steven Jackson when he visited UMD last year I m a fan of Jackson s work on repair, and was curious about how his ideas connected back to Dewey s Human Nature and Conduct.I ve been slowly reading it, savoring each chapter on bus rides to work since then It s a lovely wise book Some of the language puts you back into 1920s, but the ideas are fresh and still so relevant I m not going to try to summarize it here Let s just say it is a very hopeful book and p This book came recommended by Steven Jackson when he ...


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    Dewey s logical and accessible inquiry into the realm of human nature is superb reading I remember thoroughly enjoying this book Dewey looks at human nature from an environmental as well as habitual custom standpoint and doesn t fall into an essentialist position regarding human nature from a biological deterministic perspective He is wildly liberatory and that energy is contagious To me, it means that we, humans, are not essentially evil creatures bent on chaos and destruction, but rather h Dewey s logical and accessible inquiry into the realm of human nature is superb reading I remember thoroughly enjoying this book Dewey looks at human nature from an environmental as well as habitu...


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    So farreview in progress.Dewey Rocks This book is taken from a series of lectures given in 1918 I had to remind myself of that as I read because Dewey seems to anticipate and clarify some of the cul de sacs that philosophers and psychologists were still wandering around lost in until fun...

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