Democracy and Education: Why?

Luciana Bellatalla


The paper is a specific revision of Dewey’s Democracy and Education so to point out the supremacy of educational dimension on the political one in Dewey’s thought and to individuate the central elements of Deweyan legacy for them who, at present, are taking into account educational questions and their referring science.


Dewey; Education; Democracy; Educational dimension; Political dimension

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