Education: Dewey Stands Firm

Unruffled by blasts from Buenos Aires' Luna Park and the University of Chicago's Midway, unshaken by waverings and defections in the ranks of his own followers. John Dewey at 84 stands rock-firm in his conviction that only through scientific inquiry can man become educated and thus free.

In authoritarian Buenos Aires last week one Jordan Bruno Genta, slim, bespectacled director of the new Teachers' School, addressed 25,000 teachers who had been required to attend on threat of dismissal. They listened glumly as he cried: "The pernicious influence of John Dewey . . . must be eradicated from Argentina's schools. . . ....

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