Books: Philosopher's Philosopher

THE QUEST FOR CERTAINTY—John Dewey—Minton, Balch ($4.00). John Dewey, philosopher's philosopher, educator's educator, has played a role in U. S. life not small but not popular.* In his latest book Dr. Dewey returns to one of his favorite attacks on a stubborn position: the problem of getting philosophical knowledge into action. Academic as Dr. Dewey may appear to the layman, he has ever had little use for a fugitive and cloistered learning that never sallies out and seeks its adversary: Life. Experimental knowledge, says...

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