John Dewey (1859-1952), renowned educator and philosopher, has been called the national philosopher of American civilization. James Gouinlock's superb collection of Dewey's writings presents the many aspects of Dewey's ethical thought. With this collection, students and scholars alike will more readily acknowledge Dewey's substantial contribution to our understanding of the moral life.
The selections are grouped according to topic, including: "The Nature of Moral Philosophy"; "Man, Nature, and Society"; "Value and Nature"; "Human Nature and Value"; "Value and Intelligence"; "Moral Language"; and "Social Intelligence and Democracy".
About the Author
James S. Gouinlock is professor emeritus of philosophy at Emory University and the author or editor of six books, including Eros and the Good, Rediscovering the Moral Life: Philosophy and Human Practice, and The Moral Writings of John Dewey.