This essay examines the poetry of John Dewey, 101 poems in total. Characteristic of the rhymed and metered poetry of the period, they show a very human side of Dewey. This analysis argues that many of his poems deal with existential themes—love, finitude, and God, for example. On a deeper level these poems are also show connections to Dewey’s philosophy, in particular his ideas about social change and dualism.
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Williams, Jerry L.
"The Poetry of John Dewey,"
Education and Culture: Vol. 32
, Article 5.
Available at: https://docs.lib.purdue.edu/eandc/vol32/iss2/art5
Available for download on Saturday, November 30, 2019