Item #10829 John Dewey: An Intellectual Portrait. Sidney Hook, Richard Rorty, Intro.

John Dewey: An Intellectual Portrait

Amherst: Prometheus Books, 1995.

Hardcover. 9 1/4" X 6 1/4". xviii, 242pp. Mild wear to unclipped dust jacket with light rubbing, toning, and creasing to covers, corners, and edges. Price sticker to rear cover of jacket. Bound in black paper over boards with spine lettered in gilt. Two small brown stains to top edge of text block. Pages are clean and unmarked. Binding is sound.

Sidney Hook, one of America's leading social philosophers, was a dedicated student and friend of John Dewey, one of the most influential philosophers of the 20th century. In this timeless volume, first published in 1939, Hook discusses the leading philosophical ideas of his mentor to highlight Dewey's central themes, their implications, and the relevance of his vision to the problems of American culture. Included in this intellectual biography are Dewey's thoughts on philosophy and culture; truth; logic and action; body, mind, and behavior; standards, ends, and means; the good society; education; art; human nature; and democracy.(Publisher). Good + / Good +. Item #10829
ISBN: 0879759852

Price: $15.00