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The dean of American philosophers shares his views on methods of training students to think well. His considerations include inductive and deductive logic, interpreting facts, concrete and abstract thinking, the roles of activity, language, and observation, and many other aspects of thought training. This volume is essential reading for teachers and other education professionals.

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Dewey's 1910 essay on teaching reasoning.
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Synopsis:

Educational classic covers inductive and deductive logic, concrete and abstract thinking, and many other aspects of thought training. Essential reading for teachers.

Synopsis:

One of America's most prominent pedagogues discusses training students to think well. This educational classic covers inductive and deductive logic, concrete and abstract thinking, and many other aspects of thought training.

Synopsis:

The dean of American philosophers shares his views on methods of training students to think well. His considerations include inductive and deductive logic, interpreting facts, concrete and abstract thinking, the roles of activity, language, and observation, and many other aspects of thought training. This volume is essential reading for teachers and other education professionals.

Table of Contents

PART I THE PROBLEM OF TRAINING THOUGHT

I. WHAT IS THOUGHT?

II. THE NEED FOR TRAINING THOUGHT

III. NATURAL RESOURCES IN THE TRAINING OF THOUGHT

IV. SCHOOL CONDITIONS AND THE TRAINING OF THOUGHT

V. THE MEANS AND AND END OF MENTAL TRAINING: THE PSYCHOLOGICAL AND THE LOGICAL

PART II LOGICAL CONSIDERATIONS

VI. THE ANALYSIS OF A COMPLETE ACT OF THOUGHT

VII. SYSTEMATIC INFERENCE: INDUCTION AND DEDUCTION

VIII. JUDGMENT: THE INTERPRETATION OF FACTS

IX. MEANING: OR CONCEPTIONS AND UNDERSTANDING

X. CONCRETE AND ABSTRACT THINKING

XI. EMPIRICAL AND SCIENTIFIC THINKING

PART III THE TRAINING OF THOUGHT

XII. ACTIVITY AND THE TRAINING OF THOUGHT

XIII. LANGUAGE AND THE TRAINING OF THOUGHT

XIV. OBSERVATION AND INFORMATION IN THE TRAINING OF MIND

XV. THE RECITATION AND THE TRAINING OF THOUGHT

XVI. SOME GENERAL CONCLUSIONS

Product Details

ISBN:
9780486298955
Author:
Dewey, John
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Location:
Mineola, N.Y. :
Subject:
Epistemology
Subject:
Mind & Body
Subject:
Educational Psychology
Subject:
Cognitive Psychology
Subject:
Thought and thinking
Subject:
General Philosophy
Subject:
General Philosophy
Subject:
Philosophy : General
Subject:
Logic
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series Volume:
104-788
Publication Date:
19970731
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
240
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.38 in 0.59 lb

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"Synopsis" by , Educational classic covers inductive and deductive logic, concrete and abstract thinking, and many other aspects of thought training. Essential reading for teachers.

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One of America's most prominent pedagogues discusses training students to think well. This educational classic covers inductive and deductive logic, concrete and abstract thinking, and many other aspects of thought training.
"Synopsis" by ,
The dean of American philosophers shares his views on methods of training students to think well. His considerations include inductive and deductive logic, interpreting facts, concrete and abstract thinking, the roles of activity, language, and observation, and many other aspects of thought training. This volume is essential reading for teachers and other education professionals.
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