John Dewey"s liberalism individual, community, and self-development by Daniel M. Savage

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Published by Southern Illinois University Press in Carbondale .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Dewey, John, -- 1859-1952 -- Contributions in political science,
  • Dewey, John, -- 1859-1952 -- Contributions in liberalism,
  • Individualism,
  • Communitarianism

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 205-215) and index

Book details

StatementDaniel M. Savage
Classifications
LC ClassificationsJC251.D48 S18 2002
The Physical Object
Pagination219 p. ;
Number of Pages219
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17038460M
ISBN 100809324105
LC Control Number2001018402

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