Characters and events; popular essays in social and political philosophy, by John Dewey, edited by Joseph Ratner ...

; Ratner, Joseph, 1901- editor
New York, H. Holt and Company [1929] .

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Other Authors Ratner, Joseph, 1901-
Subjects Political science.
Social sciences.
Description 2 volumes frontispiece (portrait) 21 cm
Copyright Date [1929]
©1929
Contents I. Characters: Matthew Arnold and Robert Browning -- Ernest Renan -- Maurice Maeterlinck -- Herbert Spencer -- Immanuel Kant -- Ralph Waldo Emerson -- H.G. Wells -- William Montgomery Brown -- Theodore Roosevelt -- Francis W. Parker -- Oliver Wendell Holmes -- William James -- II. Events and Meanings: Events and Meanings -- The Mind of Germany -- Liberalism in Japan -- On the Two Sides of the Eastern Sea -- Japan Revisited: Two Years Later -- The Siberian Republic -- China's Nightmare -- The Chinese Philosophy of Life -- Chinese Social Habits -- The Growth of Chinese National Sentiment -- Conditions for China's Nationhood -- Justice and Law in China -- Young China and Old.
III. America. Philosophy and the social order -- The emergence of a new world -- The American intellectual frontier -- Fundamentals -- Science, belief and the public -- Universal service as education -- The schools and social preparedness -- Mediocrity and individuality -- Individuality , equality and superiority -- Our educational ideal -- American education and culture -- Religion and our schools -- Propaganda -- Freedom of thought and work -- Americanism and localism -- Pragmatic America.
IV. War and peace. The social possibilities of war -- America and war -- Conscription of thought -- In explanation of our lapse -- Conscience and compulsion --- The future of pacifism -- The cult of irrationality -- Flat justitia, ruat coelum -- The post-war mind --- The approach to a league of nations -- The league of nations and the new diplomacy -- A league of nations and economic freedom -- Our national dilemma -- Shall we join the league? -- Force and ideals -- Force, violence and law -- America and the world -- Morals and the conduct of states -- Which world court shall we join? -- Why not outlaw war? -- If war were outlawed -- What outlawry of war is not -- War and a code of law -- America's responsibility -- "As an example to other nations" -- Outlawing peace by discussing war.
New Culture in China -- Transforming the Mind of China -- America and China -- The White Pearl -- Young Turkey and the Caliphate -- Angora, the New -- The Turkish Tragedy -- The Problem of Turkey -- America and Turkey -- Church and State in Mexico -- The New and Old in Mexico -- Mexico's Educational Renaissance -- Mexico and the Monroe Doctrine -- Leningrad Gives the Clue -- A Country in a State of Flux -- A New World in the Making -- What Are the Russian Schools Doing? -- New Schools for a New Era -- The Great Experiment and the Future.
V. Towards democracy. Social psychology and social progress -- Social absolutism -- Political science as a recluse -- The new social science -- Industry and motives -- Elements of social reorganization -- A sick world -- Science and the education of man -- Education as politics -- Force and coercion -- Nature and reason in law -- Nationalism and its fruits -- Ethics and international relations -- How reaction helps -- Progress -- Philosophy and internationalism -- Philosophy and democracy -- Index.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)1443678
(OCoLC)ocm01443678
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WorldCat Identities Dewey, John, 1859-1952.
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